I am hoping there is some sort of misunderstanding here and this is truly NOT the way Augusta University treats their students. In a time where there is a huge push for tradespeople vice college graduates in the workplace, Augusta University can ill afford to be pushing students away.
So this just happened with my daughter. I am really confused. Kyra had to fill out an online questionnaire to register for her college course and was told her advisor will register her for her first semester. It asked things like what times do you want to take classes, classes that interest you etc. she said all evening classes and history. She gets her schedule and she has two classes mid morning Mo-Th and 2 classes in the evening Mon- Thu with a couple hour break in between. They registered her for psychology, biology, physical science and numbers and operations.
The times do not work with her work schedule at all. So, she emailed advising them and said can she do either all morning or all evening classes as she has to work. Kyra said the lady called today and told her she would not change her schedule that she needs to quit her job. Now, I’m hoping Kyra misunderstood her, because I know very few college students that don’t work anymore.
Now, I realize she might have to find a way to adjust her work schedule, but she should have some say in her classes as well.
And apparently, this has happened on numerous occasions to numerous people. Comments below.
Same was told to us when we were in the program!! Quit your job!!
Augusta University told me the exact same thing. Pretty much that I would have to quit my job in order to do classes.
I had this problem with AU as well. The survey is pointless and served her in no way. I went up there to see the advisor with my daughter and said that this schedule WILL not happen in this lifetime and we made changes upon my request and approval… said we won’t go if we are forced to have a schedule that ruins EVERYTHING.