You register for ASA 483 (our honors thesis number) by completing a “Request for Independent Study” form. Your thesis director will help you fill out this form. You must attach a copy of your thesis proposal to the form. The form requires signatures from
your thesis director, academic adviser, department chair, and college dean.
It is very important that you or your thesis director write “HONORS COLLEGE STUDENT” plainly in the top margin so that the cost of your independent study is charged to the correct university budget line.
The dean’s office will send the “Request for Independent Study” form to the Registrar/Scheduling Office. The Registrar/Scheduling Office will add the course automatically to your schedule—you do not need to use MyIUP to add it yourself.
Two cautions about this automatic scheduling:
You must fill out and submit an Independent Study form and proposal twice—one for each semester. That is, the second semester credits will not appear by magic on your schedule. You must register for the second semester the same way you did for