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How do I get assigned into my PALS classes?

Course Assignment

How did I get assigned into my current PALS class?

Depending on your visa status and how much time you’ve spent at PALS, the way you are assigned classes is different. Please see the following charts:

                                              Full Time Students

Time at PALS How is the decision made? Can I change courses?
1st Semester Your classes are assigned to you. Courses are selected based on your placement TOEFL ITP score and language weaknesses identified by the faculty. No.
After 1st Semester
  • Make an appointment with the assistant director to discuss your academic progress and select courses.
  • All full-time students must select at least 18 hours of classes to maintain their full-time status.
Yes. You may change classes 1 time during the 1st week of classes.
 

                                             Part Time Students

Time at PALS How is the decision made? Can I change courses?
1st Semester Your classes are assigned to you. Courses are selected based on your placement TOEFL ITP score and language weaknesses identified by the faculty. No.
After 1st Semester
  • Make an appointment with the assistant director to discuss your academic interest and select courses.
  • Part-time students may not take more than 15 hours of classes at PALS.
Yes. You may change classes 1 time during the 1st week of class.

(Updated 5/3/2016)