Junior Year Checklist

Summer

☐ Consider taking a summer or intersession class to stay ahead!
☐ Make sure you get a new parking permit from OneStop.
☐ Check on your financial aid.

August

☐ Check out all of the awesome Welcome Week activities.
☐ Always attend your classes!
☐ In the first week of the semester, gather all your syllabi and enter dates for all papers, projects, tests and finals in a weekly planning calendar. Track social activities and co-curricular commitments here as well.
☐ Check your CU email account often. Read all correspondence from CU. You will receive information about advising, enrollment, scholarship opportunities and other important matters via your CU email account.
☐ If you need to change your schedule at the beginning of the semester, refer to the Academic Calendar for important add/drop deadlines and consult with your advisor immediately. The Academic Calendar also can be found online at: www.cameron.edu/info/calendars/academic.
☐ Start thinking about getting an on-campus job. You can find a listing of them in AggieAccess on the Student Life tab.
☐ Update your campus address and cell phone number if it has changed since the prior year.

September

☐ Continue to pursue leadership roles in student organizations that you are involved with.
☐ Make sure you are talking with your professors early on in the semester. They are there to help you understand and learn what is going on in the classroom. Asking for help early pays off big in the long run.
☐ If you are pursuing a competitive program, such as a health degree or other professional degree, review the application procedures, testing requirements and deadlines.
☐ Start thinking about graduate school and what it takes to get in. Now is the time to start comparing programs and what it takes to get in the best school possible.

October

☐ Schedule an advising appointment for Spring 2020 enrollment.
☐ Record the date and time of your enrollment window opening in your weekly planning calendar so that you can finalize your enrollment as soon as your enrollment window opens to ensure you get the schedule you want.
☐ Check your finals schedule and make sure all your final exams are in your planner.
☐ Check our the Career Services resource library for graduate exams, review materials, and other career development materials.

November

☐ Make sure you are attending the CU Succeed program to sharpen your skills!!
☐ Take out your planner and schedule time to start studying for your final exams, December will be here before you know it.
☐ Find out how to see the country and stay an Aggie - learn about Study Away opportunities.
☐ Can you answer the touch interview questions?  Practice your skills on Optimal Resume or schedule an appointment with Career Services.

December

☐ Make sure to attend the annual holiday tree lighting! It is full of fun and merriment for everyone.
☐ Attend the finals breakfast.
☐ Access your fall grades online in AggieAccess
☐ If you need to retake a course or are ineligible to proceed to the next course because of grades, consult your advisor as soon as possible to make the appropriate adjustments.
☐ Check Degree Works to be sure you are on track for graduation.
☐ Sign up with Career Services for their Job Shadow event!  Make sure you check out the profession you are interested in to see what it is really all about!

January

☐ If you need to change your schedule at the beginning of the semester, refer to the Academic Calendar for important dates and consult with your advisor immediately.
☐ Always attend your classes.
☐ In the first week of the semester, gather all your syllabi and enter dates for all papers, projects, tests and finals in a weekly planning calendar. Track social activities and co-curricular commitments as well.

February

☐ Make an advising appointment early in the semester for your Fall 2020 classes. Schedule your appointment online at www.cameron.edu/advising-center by clicking on the “Book Now” button.
☐ Attend the Red River Career Expo to see what kind of jobs are out there and to get a feel for the process.
☐ Start working with Career Services more intently.
☐ Participate in Homecoming events.

March

☐ How are you doing in your classes?
☐ Have you thought about an internship? Now is the time to start making those plans. Contact Career Services for help
☐ Check your finals schedule and make sure all your final exams are in your planner.

April

☐ Take out your planner and schedule time to start studying for your final exams as May will be here before you know it.
☐ If you live on campus, make sure to submit your information during Housing Status Week.
☐ Make sure you have logged onto Optimal Resume to update your resume with things you have done through the year.
☐ Submit summer assistance application to determine aid eligibility for summer.
☐ Attend the University Awards Ceremony

May

☐ Attend graduation to cheer on the accomplishments of your friends and get a feel of what it will be like next year at your graduation!
☐ Access your spring grades online in AggieAccess
☐ If you need to retake a course or are ineligible to proceed to the next course because of grades, consult your advisor as soon as possible to make the appropriate adjustments.
☐ Check Degree Works to be sure you are on track to graduate next year.

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