Ian Binnington

January and May 2017 Graduation List Posting

Graduates of 2017: The Registrar’s Office in Bentley Hall will publish and post a tentative January and May graduation list Monday, October 17th through Thursday, December 1st. All seniors are responsible for making sure their names are on the tentative list. You may stop in the office on the second floor of Bentley Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays to confirm that your name is listed.

Add/Drop/CR-NC Deadline is Monday

Monday, September 12, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to add a class, drop a class, or declare a course Credit/No Credit for the Fall semester. Add cards and Credit/No Credit cards must be turned in to the Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. on 9/12. Drops must be completed on-line via WebAdvisor by 5 p.m. on 9/12.

Adding a class requires the instructor’s signature, and declaring a class Credit/No Credit requires the advisor’s signature. Students are reminded that faculty schedules vary, so any needed signatures should be obtained as soon as possible. Students who miss the deadline will NOT be able to change their schedules.

Fall Course Update 9/6


 SPAN 591, “Group Study in Spanish Translation”

Are you bilingual English/Spanish? Have you studied Spanish and translation? “The Geography of Me” is an international correspondence project seeking to understand the relationship between place and self. In collaboration with Professor Ben Haywood’s FS 101 class and Professor Barbara Riess, students will help to connect Allegheny students to community members in Mexico through a study of specific “pitfalls” of translation and by translating letters into Spanish. Prerequisites are SPAN 315 or 405 or permission of the instructors. This is a 2-credit group-study. Please contact briess@allegheny.edu if interested.

Course Overloads

Taking more than 20 credits in a semester requires the permission of your academic advisor; taking more than 21 credits requires the permission of the Registrar. Please see the Overload Approval page for details and to download the Overload Approval Form.

WebAdvisor Closes for Adds on 8/26

At 4 PM on Friday, August 26, WebAdvisor will close for on-line course Adds. After that time, all Adds will require the instructor’s permission. Add cards will be available in the Registrar’s Office on Monday, August 29, and faculty will be in their offices that afternoon from 1-3 PM to sign eligible students into classes where possible. Add cards must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by the Add deadline, 5 PM on Monday, September 12.

You may continue to drop classes on-line via Webadvisor until the Drop deadline, 5 PM on Monday, September 12.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office if you have any questions.

Fall Course Update 8/19


An additional section, Section 03, of DMS 107 Introduction to Ballroom Dance has been added. Meets MW 12:15-1:30 with Professor Sumerfield.

Fall Course Update 8/15


An additional section, Section 01, of Math 205 Foundations of Mathematics has been added. Meets TuTh 11:00-12:15 with Professor Ellers. This is a signature course.


The instructor for Section 4 of ENGL 110 Reading Literature will be Professor Briggeman (formerly Hellwarth)

The instructor for Section 8 of ENGL 110 Reading Literature will be Professor Briggeman (formerly J. Miller)

The instructor for MATH 158 Calculus II for the Social/Life Sciences will be Professor Ch. Dodge (formerly Ellers)


EDUC 270 Literacy Practicum has been cancelled.

Fall Course Update 8/9


PSYCH 558 Junior Seminar: Behavioral Neuroscience has been cancelled.

JOURN 320 Topics in Journalism has been cancelled.

Fall Course Update 8/3


The instructor for Section 1 of EDUC 100 Introduction to Education Studies will be Professor Foreman (formerly S. Slote)

The instructor for Section 5 of ENGL 110 Reading Literature will be Professor S. Slote (formerly Crowley)

The instructor for ENGL 202 Studies in Later British Literature will be Professor J. Miller (formerly Caballero)

The instructor for JOURN 100 News Writing will be Professor Crowley (formerly Hatch)