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COLLQ-UG

In the semester when students expect to complete their Colloquium, they register for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units). This is meant to recognize the significant amount of work and time that students and advisers spend preparing for successful colloquia. Registration for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) is recommended but not required for students admitted prior to summer 2015. For incoming first-year students and transfer students admitted summer 2015 and later, the Colloquium credit is required.

Awarding two units for the Colloquium provides the necessary time in a student’s schedule to prepare for the Colloquium. Students will have the flexibility to register for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) on top of a conventional 16-unit course load without going over the 18-unit semester maximum, or they might opt to include the two units in a part-time schedule. All students who enroll in “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) will receive credit for the work of preparing for the Colloquium in the semester in which they expect to sit for the Colloquium.

Please Note: Registration for COLLQ-UG ("Colloquium", 2 units) does not alter a student's requirement to complete 32 units in Gallatin courses. COLLQ-UG does not count toward the 32-unit Gallatin course requirement.
 

Registering for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units)

Students should register for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) in the semester when they expect to sit for the Colloquium. The “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) will appear on the Course Search in Albert, and students should add this to the Plan of Study form that will be submitted to their adviser for registration approval. Once the Plan of Study is approved by the adviser, students will be issued a permission number for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) to register on Albert in the same way as they register for courses. “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) will appear on the transcript along with any other registered courses in the semester.

 

“Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) is not repeatable for credit. If a registered student delays the Colloquium until a future semester, the student will receive an incomplete grade and should not register a second time for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units). Instead, the student will carry the incomplete grade until he or she takes the Colloquium in a future semester, or unless the student withdraws (see Grading below for information about withdrawn students).

Contact Hours Between Adviser and Student

Registration for the two-unit “Colloquium” comes with the expectation that students will work with their primary academic adviser for at least 3.5 hours over the course of the semester in which they plan to sit for the Colloquium.  

Grading

The final grades for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) will be coordinated and submitted by the Office of Advising.  The “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units) will appear on the transcript and will be graded Pass/Fail (P/F) as follows:

  • Students who pass the Colloquium will receive a grade of P on the transcript for the “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units).
  • A student who does not pass the Colloquium, will receive a grade of I (incomplete) on the transcript for the “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units), which will remain until the student takes the Colloquium a second time. If the student passes on the second attempt, a grade of P will be submitted for the “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units). If a student fails the Colloquium two times, a grade of F will be submitted for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units), and the student will be dismissed from the School.
  • If a student withdraws from Gallatin with an incomplete grade (I) for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units), the I will be changed to a final grade of W for “withdrawn.” Withdrawn students who receive a grade of W for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units) and who are readmitted to Gallatin must re-register in a future semester for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units).
  • A student who does not take the Colloquium in the semester in which he or she registers for “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2 units), will receive a grade of I (incomplete) on the transcript for the “Colloquium” (COLLQ-UG, 2-units), which will remain until the student takes the Colloquium in a future semester, or unless the student withdraws.