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Academic Resources

The University of Oregon provides a myriad of helpful academic resources; though at times, students are unsure where or how to locate such information.  GSS has compiled direct links to departments and videos to students’ most common asked questions during advising sessions.

How to Search for GSS Concentration Courses

Go to, click on the term of interest. Next, click on the drop down box next to Subject, then type “GS.” You will then be directed to:

  • GSAE – GSS-Applied Economics, Business, and Society
  • GSCL – GSS-Crime, Law, and Society
  • GSGE – Globalization, Environment, and Policy, or
  • GSST – GSS-Social Studies Teaching.

Select the concentration of interest and then click on Show Classes. You can then view offered classes within your concentration of interest.

How to Search for General Education Courses

Go to, click on the term of interest. Next, click on the drop down box next to Gen Ed Requirement, then click on the group of interest and lastly click on Show Classes.

How to Read Your Degree Audit
This “how to” video provides the student step-by-step instructions on how to read your degree audit.  In addition, a direct link to DuckWeb has been provided to begin viewing and interpreting your degree audit.

Video: “How to” View Your Degree Audit
Duckweb : Viewing Your Degree Audit

How to Find Group-Satisfying Courses
Do you need to identify group-satisfying courses in a hurry?  Click here to be directed to the Office of the Registrar’s page and locate group-satisfying courses.  Click here if you would prefer a “how to” video that provides step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the Office of the Registrar’s group-satisfying page.

Video: “How to” Find Group-Satisfying Courses
Office of the Registrar: Group-Satisfying Courses

How to Find Transfer Course-Equivalencies
Interested in how courses transfer from an institution to the University of Oregon?  Click for the direct link to the Office of the Registrar to begin your search.

Office of the Registrar: Transfer Course-Equivalencies

Calculating a Grade Point Average
The following link provides information on the University’s grading system, choosing a grading option, calculating a grade point average, and more.

University of Oregon Grading System & GPA Calculator

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