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Undergraduate Advising

Successful advising is a collaboration between the student and the advisor. Advisors work with each and every student to explore his or her goals, aspirations, strengths, and weaknesses and to ensure an individualized academic plan. Students who actively participate in the advising process will not only have a better understanding of the university’s goals, mission, policies, and procedures, but they will also develop a life-long commitment to learning and community involvement.

Mr. Mike Stowe
phone: 813-974-8508

Advising Appointments

Academic advising is through appointment only, Monday through Friday, in the main English department suite on the third floor of Cooper Hall, room 358. To schedule an appointment, please use the following link:

Course Evaluation

If you have English courses from a previous institution that you want to be evaluated for USF credit, please read and select the appropriate pages/forms below.

  • Freshman Composition courses to meet Composition / Gordon Rule requirements (ENC 1101 and ENC 1102): FYC Transfer Equivalency

  • All other courses (Intro to Literature, Literature, Creative Writing or Professional Writing courses, etc.): Transfer Evaluation Request

Minor Declaration

To declare your minor in one of our three English concentrations, please click here.

Permit Request

To request permission to join a course, please fill out a Permit Request Form. Students can check on the status of a permit request by logging in to OASIS, then clicking on "Registration," and then "Registration Status" on the Student and Financial Aid menu. Any permits that have been issued will be viewable on this screen and the student will be able to register for the course.