Degree Audits

Sarah Frette is the College Degree Audit Coordinator. Questions about degree audits may be emailed to ablasian@iastate.edu or call 515-294-1522.The Iowa State University Catalogs are updated yearly along with the degree audits.  Below are the term and year each current catalog expires.

  • 2015-2016 expires Summer 2021
  • 2016-2017 expires Summer 2022
  • 2017-2018 expires Summer 2023
  • 2018-2019 expires Summer 2024
  • 2019-2020 expires Summer 2025
  • 2020-2021 expires Summer 2026
Updated text for U.S. Diversity and International Perspective requirement satisfied with one course – item number 3: U.S. Diversity and International Perspectives

New Curriculum:

  • Rename LAS Major/Minor – Criminal Justice Studies course designator (CJ ST) to (C J) effective Fall 2020
  • NEW LAS Minor – Middle Eastern Studies (MES) effective Fall 2020
  • NEW ENGR Major – Environmental Engineering (ENV E) effective Fall 2020
  • NEW AGLS Certificate – Soil Science (SOILC) effective Fall 2020
More Academic dates and deadlines can be found on the Registrar’s website.

Fall 2020: Calendar for Degree Audit/Adviser Lists:

  • Monday, August 17. Semester begins
  • Friday, August 21. Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without counting toward dropped courses
  • Friday, September 18. Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances
  • Monday, October 5. Second half-semester courses begin
  • Friday, October 9. First half-semester courses end
  • Friday, October 9. Last day to drop second half-semester courses without counting toward dropped courses
  • Monday, October 12. Registration Authorization Numbers available in AccessPlus for Spring 2021
  • Friday, October 23. Last day to add/drop a full-semester course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances
  • Monday, October 26. Spring 2021 Registration begins
  • Friday, November 13. Last day to add/drop a second half-semester course without extenuating circumstances
  • Saturday, November 21, Monday, November 23, and Wednesday, November 25. Final examinations
  • Wednesday, November 25. Semester ends
  • Thursday, November 26 – Friday, November 27. University holidays – offices closed
  • Thursday, December 24 – Friday, December 25. University holidays – offices closed

Student Instructions:

Students may access real-time degree audits through AccessPlus, ISU Degree Audit system. Look up different majors and/or minors by running a “what-if” degree audit. Questions regarding your degree audit, contact your academic adviser.

Graduating seniors should review their degree audit(s) at the beginning of their term of graduation. If there are any unresolved requirements see your academic adviser immediately.

More specific instructions can be found on the Registrar’s website.

Adviser Instructions

Advisers may access real-time degree audits through AccessPlus, ISU Degree Audit system. Look up different majors and/or minors by running a “what-if” degree audit.

Making degree audit changes for your student through AccessPlus, on the Degree Audit Adjustment Form (DAAF). For the DAAF instruction manual, please contact your Departmental Advising Coordinator, download in Cybox under Advising Council folder or Sarah Frette.

ISU Degree Audit system now allows Advisers to run any student audit at the University. Instructions can be found on the Registrar’s website.