University College Students

Pre-School of Informatics and Computing (SOIC) majors should receive an invitation to join our SOIC Undergraduate Canvas page. This page provides information on important dates, upcoming events, and academic resources.

If you have not received this invitation, please contact your SOIC academic advisor.

Certify into the School of Informatics and Computing from University College

To certify into the School of Informatics and Computing from University College, you will need to have achieved the following:

  • 2.5 GPA
  • 12 credits of completed coursework
  • A grade of C or higher in:
    • LIS-S 201 for Applied Data and Information Science majors (both specializations)
    • INFO-I 201 for Biomedical Informatics (all specializations)
    • HIM-M 108 for Health Information Management majors
    • INFO-I 101 for Informatics majors
    • NEWM-N 100 for Media Arts and Science majors

Certification process

Make sure your major is listed as pre-Applied Data and Information Science, pre-Biomedical Informatics, pre-Health Information Management, pre-Informatics, or pre-Media Arts and Sciences with your University College advisor.

You will automatically be reviewed each semester after final grades post.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, your academic advisor in the School of Informatics and Computing will be email you regarding your acceptance into the school.


Contact your School of Informatics and Computing academic advisor with issues or questions you may have.

You may need to meet with your University College advisor for advising holds on your account.

To schedule an advising appointment:

  1. Login
  2. Click “Get Assistance”
  3. Choose Advising
  4. Choose SOIC Advising for Pre-Major Students
  5. Choose “Meet with an SOIC Advisor” and “School of Informatics & Computing” for location
  6. Browse available appointments by advisor
  7. Include what you’d like to discuss in the comments and provide your phone number

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