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 semester?
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, sign up for transfer orientation at www.mtsu.edu/customs

I am a readmitted or second degree seeking 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 department advisors. Who am I supposed to see?
Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and second degree students should meet with their Faculty, Department or College advisors.

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 here.

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 are freshmen (less than 30 earned hours) and/or in prescribed (K) classes. Schedule an appointment with Your assigned 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:


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

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