Frequently Asked Questions
I am a new freshman, what steps should I take to be prepared for the upcoming semester?
New freshman need to complete the admission process first. Please contact MTSU admissions
office (615- 898-2111) for questions concerning applications. After you are accepted,
register for CUSTOMS (new student orientation) at www.mtsu.edu/customs
. I am transfer student, what steps should I take to get registered for the upcoming
New transfer students need to complete the admission process first. Please contact
MTSU admissions office (615- 898-2111) for questions concerning applications. After
you are accepted, complete the transfer online orientation at www.mtsu.edu/transferonline
I am a readmitted student, what steps do I need to take to attend MTSU again?
Readmitted students need to complete the admission process first. Please contact MTSU
admissions office (615- 898-2111) for questions concerning applications. After you
are readmitted, please contact a faculty or college advisor for assistance with your
selection of courses.
How do I get a faculty/major advisor?
Faculty advisors are assigned by departments. You may find your assigned advisor
by logging into PipelineMT, click on the RaiderNet Tab, then Student Tab, select Registration,
and click Assigned Advisor(s).
How do I get a minor advisor?
Contact the department of your minor and ask to be assigned a minor advisor. There are faculty advisors, college advisors, and the University College Advising
Center (UCAC) offers advising. Who am I supposed to see?
Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and second degree students should meet with
their Faculty or College
Students that have learning support (prescribed) courses should meet with their UCAC
The college advisor will assist all
students, but requires students on probation to be advised prior to scheduling classes
for the next semester. How do I change my major?
It is highly recommended you meet with an advisor before changing your major. You
may change your major online by logging into PipelineMT, click RaiderNet Tab, then
Student Tab, select Registration, and click Change of Major/Program
. You may also submit a change of major request through the following link: http://www.mtsu.edu/records/change_major.php Am I eligible to take honor courses?
Any new freshman with a 25 ACT or higher score and 3.5 high school GPA or higher
may take honor courses.
Any transfer or student with 12 hours or more of college credit with a 3.25 GPA may
take honors courses.
For more information on the University Honors College visit http://www.mtsu.edu/honors/
How do I correct my high school deficiencies?
Review the following link: http://catalog.mtsu.edu/content.php?catoid=5&navoid=164#How_to_Correct_High_School_Deficiencies How do I review my registration holds?
Log into PipelineMT, click on the RaiderNet Tab, then Student Tab, select Registration,
and click View Holds.
I have a Behavioral and Health Science hold on my account. What does that mean and
how do I have the hold removed?
Behavioral and Health Sciences holds are placed on students who have high school
deficiencies. New freshman students must remove deficiencies within the first 64 hours
of enrollment and transfer students within the first 30 hours of enrollment. Schedule an appointment with the college advisor to have the hold removed.
What can I do with this major/degree?
Review the career services page to find out possible career opportunities with your
major: http://www.mtsu.edu/career/Majors/default.php Where can I find more frequently asked questions specific to my major or other departments?
Department of Criminal Justice
Department of Health and Human Performance
Department of Human Sciences http://www.mtsu.edu/humansciences/contact.php Department of Psychology http://www.mtsu.edu/psychology/faq.php Department of Social Work
http://www.mtsu.edu/socialwork/contact.php Admissions Office
http://www.mtsu.edu/admissn/ Financial Aid Office http://www.mtsu.edu/financialaid/index.php
Records and Scheduling Office http://www.mtsu.edu/records/faqs.php