These lower division advising guides are designed to help freshmen and sophomore students plan their course of study through general education and major identification. Please refer to General Education Requirements for each cohort theme. All cohort courses must be taken at Governors State University. Students with Advanced Placement or other approved transfer and early college coursework will receive credit for general electives. These guides are based on the 2018-2019 academic catalog.

Advising Guides for Freshmen and Sophomores

The above guides should be utilized in conjunction with academic advising from the Cohort Advisors:

Novalla Coleman
Academic Advisor - 708.534.8393 

Lisa Helm
Director, Undergraduate Academic Advising Center - 708.534.3085