Advising at Gonzaga

Welcome to the Advising at Gonzaga website!  Here you will find a quick reference resource on Gonzaga's academic requirements and policies.  Use this information to prepare for regular meetings with your academic advisor.

Your academic advisor will be one of the most important and helpful individuals during your time at Gonzaga. It is important for you to work with her or him on all decisions regarding your course load and plans. Visit your academic advisor on a regular basis. 

You are responsible for planning your academics at Gonzaga. Use your advisor and the professional staff in Academic Advising & Assistance as a resource when planning your academics.

There are many individuals, offices and resources available to help you. Please take some time to explore the resources below. If you can't find an answer to a question you have, or need clarification on Gonzaga policies, requirements, or other topics related to academic life, please contact your Academic Advisor, or contact us, Academic Advising & Assistance.  We are all here to help you through your academic journey at Gonzaga.  All you have to do is ask.

The University Core is completed by all Gonzaga students regardless of major.  For a list of requirements, visit

Gonzaga University has five schools of study. Where do you belong? You are associated with one of these five schools based on your intended major. If you change your major, your degree requirements and advisor may change as well. Look up your major in the Undergraduate Catalogue to determine which school is your academic home.

General Degree Requirements & Notes of Interest:

128 credits are needed to graduate - some majors, such as engineering, require more.  Find the requirements for your program(s) in the Catalogue.

Most students should plan to average 16 credits per semester (or 32 credits per year), in order to reach the 128 credit minimum in four years: 16x8=128 (32x4=128).

You must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, both term and cumulative, each semester to remain in good academic standing and keep your financial aid. See Academic Policies in the Undergraduate Catalogue for details.

Use the Degree Evaluation function in your Zagweb to help you track your requirements and plan your course schedules.

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