Need to meet with one of us?

Stop by Smyth 2 or email If requesting an appointment, include the following:

  • Schedule an Appointment as the email subject
  • Student ID number
  • 2 - 3 specific days and times when you are available
  • Face-to-face, Zoom, or phone preferred? If phone, provide your number
  • What would you like to discuss? Be specific

An advisor will respond to you confirming your meeting day/time within 1 business day.

Changing Majors or Declaring a New Major/Minor

Students: Send an email to the department chairperson or program director of the program you want, and request approval to declare that major or minor. Forward the approval to, and your request will be processed. Here is a list of chairs and program directors: Undergraduate Department Chairs and Program Directors.

Approval Process for Coursework Completed through other Institutions:

Students: Email your advisor asking for approval for any summer coursework to be completed at another institution.

  • The email must include the institution, course number, course title, credit hours and the course for which you need credit. Include a specific Nazareth course number whenever possible or the requirement being fulfilled by the transfer course such as a PEQ in history, major/minor elective, or liberal arts elective.
  • The advisor must copy when replying with their approval. Academic Advisement will further consult with department chairs if needed.

Transferring Credits »

Incoming students: See details about getting college credit based on AP, IB, CLEP, DSST, NLN, NYU Foreign Language Proficiency, and Excelsior College exams, and from Prior Learning Assessment.

Current Nazareth students: Learn how courses you take at other institutions transfer to Nazareth.

Work with an Advisor »

Learn what to expect. Decipher course codes and core program evaluations. Get forms for changing a major/minor, petitioning for course credit, and more. Download worksheets to plan your class schedule by semester and to consider your ideas for Integrative Studies (core) topics, questions, and courses.

Core Requirements »

See all the details about Nazareth's core course requirements.

Need the Registrar's Office?

The Registrar team manages student academic records, the list of courses offered each semester, and the calendar of deadlines and key events. The office oversees the official course catalog, grade reports, graduation, verification of enrollment/degrees, and transcripts processing. It's also the place to get various academic forms.

Need Academic Accommodations?

Student Accessibility Services can help with accommodations and offers services for students with a documented disability.


For a timeline of course selection, advisement, add/drop, and other academic deadlines: Academic calendar

Mobile App

View your schedule, grades, and search/register for classes on your smartphone. Learn more about the Naz app »

General Contact Info

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Office Location: Smyth Hall, Room 2


Phone: 585-389-2871

To meet with an advisor in our office, stop in or email us at to schedule a face-to-face, Zoom, or phone appointment.