Current Students

aep-home.jpg"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." Ralph Waldo Emerson

The AEP team is here to guide you toward your graduating major. Please take advantage of the events highlighted on this page and the tools/information below. 

Don’t forget to read the monthly email update from your advisor.

Academic Assistance: tutoring, math help, writing support

  • There are many offerings on campus to assist you in your courses. 

    Math help: 1.Drop-in math help is available in Academic Support on the 1st floor of Seton Hall.  You can get the schedule in Seton and in AEP.

    2. Sign up for free tutoring through the Office of Academic Support, Seton Hall first floor.

    Writing: The Writing Center tutors can teach you strategies for successful writing.  Appointments are recommended.

    Tutoring: Sign up for free tutoring through the Office of Academic Support, Seton Hall first floor.  Free tutoring is available for most 100 level courses and many 200 level courses.  

Declaring Your Major or Minor

    • Please make an appointment with your AEP advisor to declare your major.  You must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to declare a major (some exceptions). 

    1. Education majors (teaching certification) require an interview with the Assistant to the Dean in the College of Education and a 2.5 GPA. 

    2. Social Work majors require an interview with the Department Chair and a 2.5 GPA. 

    3. Liberal Arts majors, a proposal is required.  Please consult with your advisor for details.

    4. Double majors, please consult with your advisor for details.                                                                        

    • Minors are declared through myNU in the Academics tab.  "application to declare a minor"            

Drop Add Procedures

    • Students can drop and add courses through the first two weeks of classes.

    • AEP strongly encourages students to have their schedules resolved during the first week of classes.

    • To drop/add during weeks 1 and 2: Meet with your AEP advisor to begin the drop/add process.

    • To add a class during week 2: After meeting with your advisor, you must attain the instructor's signature for permission to add.  Closed courses will require the department chair’s signature as well.

    • Once a class is added, it is the student's responsibility to speak with the instructor to find out what work he or she has missed.  It is also the student's responsibility to catch up on the missed work.

Majors, Minors, and Curriculum Cards

  •  Majors and minors at Niagara: Please use this page to review the requirements of your interest areas to prepare for advisement meetings.

Planning Your Time

Registration Information

    • Your can find your registration date here; it is also listed in myNU under the Registration & Advisement tab.   Registration closes before the first day of classes.

    • To take advantage of the first opportunity to register you must:                                                                                 

    1. See your AEP advisor to have your registration account unlocked.                                                      

    2. Update your personal profile information in myNU (details in the Registration & Advisement tab).

    3. Hold descriptions: Have all holds on your registration account from Student Accounts or Financial Aid cleared.  

    • There are two ways to register for classes:

    1. Online through Web Advisor or through myNU. Please review the instructions for online registration.

    2. Register at the Records Office. Bring your signed advisement card to the Records Office on or after your registration date.

Transfer Credit: sending AP, transfer credit, etc. to Niagara University

  • For exams you have already completed or for credit from other colleges or universities: 

    • Have all transcripts mailed to: Niagara University, Office of Admissions, PO Box 2011, Niagara University, NY 14109-2011
    • For credit from other colleges or universities - Please go to their website and search "transcript request form" for directions.
    • For AP credit please call 1.888.CALL4AP (1.888.225.5427)
    • Other forms of credit - please speak with an Admissions counselor or an AEP advisor