• In Athena > Student > My Programs
  • Add the new major first before deleting your existing major.
  • If a major requires application, declare “Intended-<name of major>"
    • Franklin majors that require application:
  • If you have a minor you are trying to change to a major, drop the minor first.
  • Certificate programs and Areas of Emphases can be added from this same section in Athena.
  • If the major or minor you declare requires approval, this will prevent any further changes until the approval is granted.
    • If you get "stuck" you can cancel the request that needs approval, perform the other actions, and then resubmit the request that needs approval.
  • Athena works best in Chrome, Safari and Firefox.
  • Any problems or issues accessing Athena or making adjustments to your academic programs should be directed to the Office of the Registrar, (706) 542-4040.
  • If you have any advising related questions due to your major change, then please contact our main advising office in 301 Brooks Hall by dialing (706) 542-1412 (option #1). We will be happy to assist you further.

If you have declared a Franklin College major and have not yet been assigned an advisor, please contact Pamela Ollie-Waller (706-542-1522 from your UGA email address. She will need:

  • your legal name
  • student ID number
  • description of the changes you’ve made to your academic programs

For advising questions:

Students with questions about where they will be advised should see the Franklin College advising webpage or you can contact us at:

Office of Academic Advising
301 Brooks Hall



updated 10.31.2018