Advising Network Announcements

Actions from April 23, 2018 Senate Meeting

Good afternoon, everyone. At the April 23, 2018 University Senate meeting, the items below were reviewed/approved.


Alternative classes for Digital Media & Design minors

To help Digital Media & Design minors graduate in a timely manner, Robert Jensen, the Director of the School of Art & Visual Studies, is now allowing alternative classes to be petitioned towards the minor.

For DMAD minors graduating in December 2018 and May 2019, up to 3 of the following classes can be petitioned:

The Study Finals Week Schedule

Attached is The Study’s finals week schedule for both locations. Please note, only The Study Central will be open on Thursday May 3rd and will be closing at 8:30pm.

For questions, please contact Christie Maier, Assistant Director (

Submit Questions/Comments on Revised AN By-Laws by May 4

Earlier this term we began reviewing the Advising Network by-laws, which were last revised in 2005, and came to the conclusion that they need to be updated to more accurately reflect how we function and how we collaborate with our campus partners. The Advising Network Executive Team provided the first round of revisions, and then an ad hoc committee was convened to review the first revisions and provide additional updates.

CS 216: Introduction to Software Engineering Techniques has been added to Summer 2018 course catalog

Good afternoon, all---

CS 216: Introduction to Software Engineering Techniques has been added to the Summer 2018 Course Catalog. It will take place from June 11- August 2. Lecture and practicum times are:

lecture: MWF, 10:20-11:20 am,
practicum: TR, 10:20-11:20 am.

For those of you who have students pursuing a Computer Science (CS) minor, taking CS 216 this summer would be a good way to complete that requirement.

Undergraduate Certificates

Just a reminder to everyone about using the MyUK GPS for showing Undergraduate Certificate program requirements completed. Eventually, the degree audit component of myUK GPS will serve as the official certification for earning an undergraduate certificate. (See updates about MyUK GPS in a previous announcment here:

JOU 455 - New online class for Summer '18

The School of Journalism and Media just added JOU 455, Diversity: Race and Gender for Summer ’18. The course will be taught June 21 - August 2 by distance learning.

JOU 455 is open to JOU majors and minors, ICT majors, ISC majors, MAS majors and COM majors. Other interested students may request an override by going to

Phone Photography: Tips & Tricks for Documenting Your Time Abroad

Education Abroad and School of Art & Visual Studies faculty will lead a hands-on session for phone photography tips and tricks, incorporating ethical photography practices. Students will then be led around campus to put the tips into practice.

Thursday, April 26
207 Bradley Hall

Diversity in Education class

Please promote EDC 550/AA550. The course is a great elective for students who want to have a guided venue for discussing diversity and then reaching out to support and promote diversity in multiple settings related to their field of study.

Summer Class - MUS 123-011 UKULELE

MTWRF 9-11am
Summer: June 6 - July 3

Learn to play the UKULELE! Taught by Dieter Hennings Yeomans, director of the UK Guitar Studio. Offered for the first time at UK. Earn your UKCore credits with no heavy lifting! No experience required.