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Important Dates for the Sophomore Plan of Study

students gathering information about Sophomore Planning at Chocolates, Chai and Choosing

Chocolates, Chai and Choosing event 2016. Photo credit: Registrar Martin Warner.

Sophomore Plan Calendar 2020

INFORMATION STAGE

Monday, January 27, 2020: Chocolates, Chai, Choosing, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, LPAC Pearson-Hall Theater and LPAC 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. 

Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, February 7: Attend required Department and Program Info Sessions or any majors or minors that you are considering.

DECISION, ADVISING & WRITING STAGE

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm: DEADLINE for you to state your intended major(s) and minor (if applicable), via the Majors and Minors section 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 Majors and Minors portal.

Thursday, February 13: You can see your Sophomore Plan advisor(s) name(s) from departments, in the Majors and Minors section in mySwarthmore.

Friday, February 14: DEADLINE for you to sign up for an advising session with your Sophomore Plan advisor.

February 17 - 21: Meet with your Sophomore Plan advisor to prepare draft

February 24 - 28: Meet with your Sophomore Plan advisor to review draft

Monday, March 2 at 1:00 pm: DEADLINE for you to submit your Sophomore Plan, via the Majors and Minors section in mySwarthmore.

We kindly request that departments and programs review sophomore plans and issue decisions by March 20. By late March, most departments and programs will have notified students of their decisions and advisor assignments, via the Majors and Minors section of mySwarthmore. Students see those major and minor advisors for the advising period that begins on March 30, for Fall 2020 course planning.

Students complete their Sophomore Plan electronically, via the mySwarthmore website

Faculty can access students' Sophomore Plans electronically, via the Majors and Minors Departmental Portal on AppGarden.

Department and Program Info Sessions