Annual Mandatory Advising

Advising Hold Schedule 2021-2022

To assist students in completing their program in a timely manner and to ensure that students are well supported during their time at UC Davis, annual advising is mandatory for all majors in the College of Engineering. You will be unable to make any changes to your schedule if you fail to release your hold by the deadline.

Please reference your OASIS portal for the specific date your hold will become active. 

Academic Hold Effective Dte

 Hold appointments will be available based on the following:

  • Engr-Advising Hold-Fall (EF): Submit academic plan/have advising appnt in Fall.
  • Engr-Advising Hold-Winter (EW): Submit academic plan/have advising appnt in Winter.
  • Engr-Advising Hold-Spring (ES):  Submit academic plan/have advising appnt in Spring.
PLEASE NOTE: If your Pass 1 enrollment date is before your hold effective date, you WILL be able to enroll in your courses for the quarter. 

 

Freshmen (First year)

Freshmen may clear their advising hold through their department advisors through advanced appointments . Please have a draft of your academic plan input in OASIS BEFORE meeting with an advisor.  Please visit appointments.ucdavis.edu and search for Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Science and Engineering.

  • LEADR students (either major)

Make an appointment with your LEADR advisor to have this hold removed

  • International students (either major)

Make an appointment with your international advisor, Jordan Dade, to have this hold removed. To make an appointment with Jordan, please visit appointments.ucdavis.edu and search for Engineering Undergraduate Office.

 

Sophomores (Second year)

Sophomores may clear their advising hold through their department advisors through advanced appointments. Please have a draft of your academic plan input in OASIS BEFORE meeting with an advisor.  Please visit appointments.ucdavis.edu and search for Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Science and Engineering.

 

Juniors (Third year/first term transfer students) and Seniors
 

All Juniors and Seniors are required to meet with their major advisor once a year to have their academic hold remove by making an advanced appointment. Please read the hold information on your OASIS portal carefully. Also, please have a draft of your academic plan ready and present BEFORE your appointment.

 

How to Clear Your Major Advising Holds

To release your major advising hold, you must create a draft academic plan for the next three (3) quarters and/or meet with an MAE undergraduate advisor to discuss their study plan. 

OPTION 1:

Students may submit a 3-quarter plan and title it according to their hold name and year. (EX: Engr-Advising Hold-Spring (ES) 2022). For more details, click here.

OPTION 2:

Students may make an appointment with an MAE Advisor, please visit appointments.ucdavis.edu and search for Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Science and Engineering. 

Creating an academic plan using the Online Advising Student Information System (OASIS):

  • Go to students.ucdavis.edu; click Forms & Petitions -> Submit a New Form -> Academic Plan.
  • Enter draft plan for the next three quarters and click “Save as Draft.” (if you'd prefer to meet with an advisor to remove your hold), or  click the "Submit to..." button to send your academic plan to either Mechanical/Aerospace to have your hold removed remotely. 

Please review the degree requirements for your major to find out which courses should be included in your plan, when courses are offered and what prerequisites courses have: Mechanical EngineeringAerospace Science and Engineering. You may also reference your MyDegree

 

Changing Majors

  • If you plan to change to another major within the College of Engineering, please meet with an advisor from your intended major to clear your hold.
  • If you plan to change to a major outside of the College of Engineering, please provide an academic plan approved by an advisor from your intended major to an MAE undergraduate advisor to clear your hold.