New Student Course Selection

Welcome to the Course Selection process for the Spring 2024 semester.  This is your opportunity to meet with an advisor to discuss selecting your courses, searching for ones that will fit your major and university requirements, and reviewing courses that simply spark your interests.


Incoming first-year students will meet with an advisor to discuss their major (or academic interests, if Undeclared) and other required coursed. Students will plan their first schedule and complete registration.


Step 1- Schedule an advising appointment Starfish link "coming soon" for appointments beginning June 3rd.

Step 2- Complete Placement Testing for writing and math. If testing is recommended you will receive email reminders to take placement exams for one or both through Canvas in myFramingham. 

Step 3- Prepare for your appointment by reviewing the materials that are linked below so you may have a productive appointment.

  • First Semester Recommended Courses "coming soon"- This page will provide you guidance as to which courses first-year students should be looking to take during the first semester.
  • Rams 101 First-Year SeminarThis required course is offered with many unique themes. Please review the course descriptions and select several that interest you. Your advisor will work to help you find one that fits your schedule.
  • Rams 101 Courses

Useful Resources:


Incoming transfer students will meet with their department chair in a one-on-one meeting, Zoom or in person.  During the meeting, you will review your transfer credit and your Degree Audit on myFramingham, choose fall courses and complete registration.

Step 1-Starting in late April, incoming transfers will receive an email from their Department Chair with information about how to schedule a virtual appointment to review their transfer credits and Degree Audit, choose fall courses and complete registration.

Useful Resources:

  • Transfer Student Academic Advising Guide
  • How to use Schedule Planner- This video will demonstrate how to search and register for courses using Student Schedule Planner. Your advisor will also walk you through that process.
  • Understanding your Degree Audit- This video will provide a demonstration of your online transcript, DegreeWorks.  This will be a valuable tool to help you understand requirements, how courses are applied and what you have remaining to complete as you progress through your degree requirements.