Monday, January 29, 2018: Chocolates, Chai, Choosing, 6:30 - 7:45 pm, Lang PAC Pearson-Hall Theater and Lang PAC Lobby. Learn about the Sophomore Planning process, and about opportunities like study abroad, the Honors Program, and more. This event is required for all sophomores. Be sure to read the Sophomore Planning Timeline and Guide for students [PDF].
Tuesday, January 30 – Friday, February 9, 2018: Attend required Department and Program Info Sessions [PDF schedule] for any majors or minors that you are considering.
DECISION, ADVISING & WRITING STAGE
Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm: DEADLINE for you to state your intended major(s) and minor (if applicable), via the Sophomore Plan portal in mySwarthmore. Departments and programs will then use that information to assign you a Sophomore Plan advisor for each major/minor. That advisor will help guide you through the planning process. If you need to change your prospective major/minors after the February 12 deadline, then you must email Mira Baric to:Mbaric1@swarthmore.edu (Dean's Office) to request access to that part of the Sophomore Plan portal.
Thursday, February 15, 2018: You can see your Sophomore Plan advisor(s) name(s) from departments, in the Sophomore Plan portal in mySwarthmore.
Friday, February 16, 2018: DEADLINE for you to sign up for an advising session with your Sophomore Plan advisor.
February 19 - 23, 2018: Meet with your Sophomore Plan advisor to prepare draft
February 26 - March 2, 2018: Meet with your Sophomore Plan advisor to review draft
Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm: DEADLINE for you to submit your Sophomore Plan, via the Sophomore Plan page in mySwarthmore.
We kindly request that departments and programs review plans and issue decisions by March 23. By late March, most departments and programs will have notified students of their decisions and advisor assignments (via Sophomore Plan page in mySwarthmore). Students see that advisor for the advising period that begins on April 2, for Fall 2018 course planning.
Students complete their Sophomore Plan electronically, via the mySwarthmore website. The Sophomore Plan section in mySwarthmore will become available to sophomores on Monday, January 29, 2018.
Faculty can access students' Sophomore Plans electronically, via the Majors and Minors Departmental Portal on AppGarden.