DegreeWorks - General FAQs

Q: What is DegreeWorks?
A: DegreeWorks is a web-based tool to help students and advisors monitor progress toward degree completion. DegreeWorks looks at the degree requirements of the UGA bulletin and the coursework completed to produce an easy-to-read audit. The audit is divided into block requirements of how courses taken or registered count toward degree requirements. Checkboxes exist within each block to easily outline what courses and requirements are complete. DegreeWorks also allows students and their advisors to plan for future coursework.

 

Q: Who can use DegreeWorks?
A: As of July 3, 2012, DegreeWorks was available to all current registration eligible undergraduate and Pharmacy students who have no quarter system courses.  Starting Fall 2014, DegreeWorks is available to all current registration eligible undergraduate and Pharmacy students regardless of past quarter system coursework.

 

Q: Is my information confidential?
A: Yes. Like other processes you use through the MyUGA portal, DegreeWorks is accessed through your secure login. Remember that your advisor, faculty, and authorized staff will be able to view the information contained in DegreeWorks.

 

Q: Can I register for classes in DegreeWorks?
A: No. Registration including prerequisite checks will continue to be handled through Athena.

 

Q: Why does my Pending Degree Term in DegreeWorks say Not Available?
A: Graduation terms display once you apply to graduate via Athena. 

 

Q: Can I save or print my audit?
A: Yes. Utilizing the 'Save as PDF' button, you can save or print a .pdf version of your audit. When doing so, please be aware of FERPA regulations.