Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I see the "Getting Classes" webcast?
  • Where is the "Guide to the USD First-Year Advising Questionnaire" that they mentioned in the webcast?
  • How do I take a placement exam?
  • How do I log in to take a Math Placement Exam?
  • Do I need to take a placement exam?
  • What is the core curriculum?
  • What is the hold on my student account?
  • I hear I have to have health insurance. Does it need to be USD's Health Insurance?
  • Add/Drop Period – when can I change my schedule?
  • Why do I not have a math (or science,etc.) class on my fall schedule?
  • Room type is really important to me (single, double, triple). How do I know which LLC theme to pick to have the best chance of getting my room type choice?
  • How can I enroll in EdRec classes?
  • What is MyStudentBody?
  • What is Student Support Services?
  • What is Summer Bridge?
  • I am an rostered athlete and my practice times conflict with a class. What should I do?
  • Why does it say I’m undeclared if I specified my requested major on the Questionnaire?
  • Why does it say I’m in the College of Arts and Sciences if I want to be in the School of Business or the School of Engineering?
  • How and when do I buy books?
  • What is OLÉ! Weekend and when does it take place?
  • Where can I find information about Pre-Orientation Trips?
  • How do I purchase a parking permit?
  • How is my housing assigned?
  • Can I request a roommate?
  • I want to ship a package to my dorm room. When can I do that?
  • I can't find the answer to my question. How do I find someone to contact?

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