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Semester Conversion


Find all semester conversion videos here. You can also find these videos on the University of Cincinnati's YouTube channel, uofcincinnati.

General FAQ Video

This video will answer general questions about the University of Cincinnati's conversion from quarters to semesters, such as "What will be the first day of classes under the new semester system?" For more information, visit the text General FAQ.

Academic Credit FAQ Video

This video will answer questions about academic credit under semesters, such as "How will my GPA be affected?" and "How many credits will I take in a typical semester?" For more information, visit the text Academic Credit FAQ.

Why Semesters Video

This video will explain why the University of Cincinnati is converting from quarters to semesters and how that conversion benefits students. For more information, visit Semester Conversion Background.

Co-op FAQ Video

This video will answer questions about co-op under semesters. For more information, visit the Co-op FAQ for Students or the Co-op FAQ for Employers.

Co-op Symposium Video

On February 10, 2010, the University of Cincinnati sponsored a symposium for its cooperative education employers. Cooperative education or co-op is the practice wherein students alternate quarters or semesters in the classroom with quarters or semesters of paid, professional work related directly to their majors. UC is the global founder of co-op, having invented the practice in 1906. One of the topics at the symposium was semester conversion. UC will convert to semesters in August 2012.

For more information about co-op under semesters, visit the Cooperative Education page.

Meet Your Advisors Video

On November 7, 2011, 19 advisors from various colleges came to meet the students in McMicken Commons and answer their questions regarding semester conversion.  Also, the students were treated to hot chocolate and chocolate quarters.