Graduate Advising

Graduate Advising Office, Student Services Center graduate.advising@franklin.edu

February 23, 2017
by marcusj
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Summer 2017 Registration is Approaching, are you ready to register?

Summer 2017 Registration begins Monday, March 6th, remember to register early to ensure you can enroll in the classes you need and want.

You can self-register through myTools. First, review your Degree Audit by clicking on the myTools link to see which courses you are ready to take next. You can add classes by clicking on the mytools link under the Shortcuts tab. Click here to view a guided tutorial!

Do not forget to review the prerequisite chart to make sure you are signing up for the correct courses.

As always, if you need help with registration, please email your Advisor at graduate.advising@franklin.edu

Important information for GoArmyEd Students:

  • Attention GoArmyEd students: Registration via the GoArmyEd portal for May 15th classes will open on March 15th for section E classes and April 26th for June 26th section F classes. All future classes will be available to register 60 days before the class starts.  If you no longer intend to use the GoArmyEd portal, please be sure to let our office know by emailing graduate.advising@franklin.edu.
  • Please note that outstanding account balances that have resulted from Student Funded portions may prevent registration or put you at risk of being dropped from any upcoming registered classes. You can review your account balances in myFranklin by clicking on the Shortcuts tab < WebAdvisor < View My Account Balance and Payment Options (under Financial Information).

Do you have registration questions? Please contact your Academic Advisor at graduate.advising@franklin.edu.

October 7, 2016
by marcusj
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Ready to register Winter 2017? Are you planning on graduating this term? Read on!

Winter 2017 Registration begins Monday, October 24th, remember to register early to ensure you can enroll in the classes you need and want.

You can self-register through myTools. First, review your Degree Audit by clicking on the myTools link to see which courses you are ready to take next. You can add classes by clicking on the mytools link under the Shortcuts tab. Click here for step by step instructions, and click here to view a guided tutorial!

Do not forget to review the prerequisite chart to make sure you are signing up for the correct courses.

As always, if you need help with registration, please email your Advisor at graduate.advising@franklin.edu

Important information for GoArmyEd Students:

  • Attention GoArmyEd students: Registration via the GoArmyEd portal for January 2nd classes will open on November 2nd. All future classes will be available to register 60 days before the class starts.  If you no longer intend to use the GoArmyEd portal, please be sure to let our office know by emailing graduate.advising@franklin.edu.
  • Please note that outstanding account balances that have resulted from Student Funded portions may prevent registration or put you at risk of being dropped from any upcoming registered classes. You can review your account balances in myFranklin by clicking on the Shortcuts tab < WebAdvisor < View My Account Balance and Payment Options (under Financial Information).

Do you have registration questions? Please contact your Academic Advisor at graduate.advising@franklin.edu.

 

March 9, 2016
by Brian Petereit
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Are you planning to graduate? Read This!!!

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Graduation applications for the Summer 2016 term are due no later than 6 p.m. on May 16, 2016. A late application fee will apply after this date. There is a $85 fee due with your application. Applications received from May 17th through May 30th will be assessed a $100.00 late fee. Applications WILL NOT be accepted after May 30th.

Complete your graduation application online via myFranklin . Simply click on the myTools link under your Shortcuts tab to access your graduation application.  Please note that if your application is denied or you do not graduate this term, you will be responsible for reapplying for graduation and paying applicable fees in the next term you are eligible.  Information regarding your upcoming graduation can be found at: http://www.franklin.edu/student-services/graduation-information.

Outstanding balances: All outstanding balances must be paid in full by July 8th in order to pick up your regalia and participate in the Commencement ceremony. However, all payments by check must be submitted no later than June 24th.

  • Franklin will not issue diplomas or transcripts to students with unpaid balances.

Students with Deferred Tuition: If you are on the Deferred Tuition Payment Plan, any outstanding tuition balance is due in advance of the normal deferred payment date. There is no extension allowed as in other trimesters.

Preliminary Degree Audit: You will receive an email from your Academic Advisor confirming the status of completion toward your degree requirements.

November 25, 2015
by Brian Petereit
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Winter Break Information

Franklin University Winter Break Closure

Date: December 24, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Franklin University will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 through Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 and will reopen Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

During this time, all University services will be unavailable, including the Help Desk, Bookstore, Call Center, the Franklin University Nationwide Library, the Student Learning Center (SLC) and the Business Office. Academic Advisors will not be available, but course websites and student email will be accessible and current students will still be able to register for classes online through myTools.

November 4, 2015
by Brian Petereit
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Sigma Beta Delta Induction Ceremony!

New members, do not forget that the induction ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Sigma Beta Delta will ship all certificates and other materials for new members to the university in time for this joyous occasion.

September 3, 2015
by marcusj
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Are you planning to graduate? Read This!!!

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Graduation applications for the Winter 2016 term are due no later than 6 p.m. on January 25, 2016. A late application fee will apply after this date. There is a $85 fee due with your application. Applications received from January 26th through February 8th will be assessed a $100.00 late fee. Applications WILL NOT be accepted after February 8th.

Complete your graduation application online via myFranklin . Simply click on the myTools link under your Shortcuts tab to access your graduation application.  Please note that if your application is denied or you do not graduate this term, you will be responsible for reapplying for graduation and paying applicable fees in the next term you are eligible.  Information regarding your upcoming graduation can be found at: http://www.franklin.edu/student-services/graduation-information.

Outstanding balances: All outstanding balances must be paid in full by April 22nd in order to pick up your regalia and participate in the graduation ceremony. However, all payments by check must be submitted no later than April 8th. Franklin will not issue diplomas or transcripts to students with unpaid balances.

Students with Deferred Tuition: If you are on the Deferred Tuition Payment Plan, any outstanding tuition balance is due in advance of the normal deferred payment date. There is no extension allowed as in other trimesters.

Preliminary Degree Audit: You will receive an email from your Academic Advisor confirming the status of completion toward your degree requirements.

September 3, 2015
by marcusj
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New Career Resource “myCareerBeam” is here!!!

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To access myCareerBeam log in to http://my.franklin.edu, Shortcuts, Administrative.

Franklin University is excited to announce our new virtual Career Success Center. We have partnered with CareerBeam to bring you the best career development information, company and industry research tools available in the market. Just a few highlights and features now available to you include:

  • Assessments & exercises combining into a Career Profile Report to help you define your best career path
  • Research hundreds of industries for recent developments, business challenges, trends, financial information, and opportunities
  • Resume and Cover Letter Builders that take you step by step through the process of creating accomplishment-based materials
  • Reference and Thank You letter Builders to see your job search through to placement
  • Interview preparation materials and videos to effectively present the value you bring to prospective employers
  • Research databases to identify target companies and industries and locate contacts within for valuable networking opportunities
  • The most updated job posting databases containing millions of jobs from multiple sources including internships, entry-level, professional and executive jobs. You can create alerts and find connections through social media.
  • Networking and Social Media sections will describe a few of the sites, including LinkedIn, that you should be engaging and tips on how to best utilize social media in your job search.
  • Lots of content including information needed for an international search, including a search of employers issuing H1-B visas, VISA requirements, and resume differences. A Government section focusing on applications, Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA’s), resumes and interview tips for federal agencies. Entrepreneurial content to explore suitability and career options.  Military content to guide transition to the civilian workforce.

August 29, 2014
by Sarah
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Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP)

The U.S. Department of State has launched the Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP), a new public-private alliance platform aimed at serving America’s Veterans and separating Servicemembers by preparing them for diplomacy and development careers, providing education and employment resources and expertise while enhancing America’s global leadership.

They are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 class of VIP Fellows. The main focus of VIP is to build and deploy strategic partnerships between the U.S. government and the U.S. private sector to mobilize resources and build networks to promote foreign affairs career opportunities for Veterans.

The VIP fellowship will include the following components:
• Full-time employment beginning in Fall 2014 and lasting for one year
• Responsibilities and compensation commensurate with a Master’s degree
• Mentoring and professional development opportunities throughout the year

Eligibility Requirements

VIP fellowships are only open to Veterans who:

  • Are enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the preferred fields of International Business, International Relations / Affairs, Public Policy, Public Administration, or related fields (this includes MPA, MPH, MPP, MBA, and JD degrees).
  • Completed a Master’s degree in the preferred or related fields listed above less than two years prior to applying for the fellowship (except for Veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, they will have up to six years after degree completion to apply).
  • Are able to obtain a Secret Level security clearance.
  • Provide a resume. Use your resume to highlight your education, expertise, achievements and honors, extracurricular activities / community service, and any leadership experience. The resume should not exceed two pages.
  • Criteria include outstanding leadership and life experience, as well as excellence in academic, cross-cultural and communication skills.
  • To be considered, an applicant’s cumulative GPA for the Master’s degree should be 3.2 or above on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to be a VIP Fellow, please submit your resume to apply@vipfellowship.org. Subject to funding and further arrangements, the application deadline is currently September 15, 2014, with participants beginning their fellowship in Fall 2014.

Please refer to www.vipfellowship.org and @vipfellowship for further information and updates.