- Applying to WSU
Prior to declaring your major and registering for classes, you must be accepted to WSU.
WSU’s Office of Admissions website includes information on applying for admission and checking on your application status. Also check out your next steps.
To be considered a Child & Family student, you must have a declared major within the department. You can declare this on your WSU application, or with the CHF department advisor. The WSU Admissions office will evaluate your General Education classes, and the CHF department will evaluate your major/minor courses.
Contact the CHF department advisor, Darcy Gregg, with questions. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or book an appointment at chfadvising.youcanbook.me
- Transfer Students
WSU and the Department of Child & Family Studies welcome transfer students. Your smooth transfer is our priority!
Visit the transfer students page on our admissions website for in-depth information, and read the Transfer Guide to see course equivalents at other institutions.
You will be considered for admission to WSU as a transfer student if you:
· Have completed at least 30 semester credit hours at an accredited institution
· Have a cumulative college GPA of 2.0
All Child and Family Studies courses must have been taken within the last 10 years to count towards major/minor requirements. If a course is older than 10 years the course must be repeated.
Transfer Student Step-by-Step
- Apply for WSU Admission.
- Transfer your classes using the Weber transfer guide. More information on sending your transcripts.
- Complete the WSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Application and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for financial aid.
USHE Transfer Credit
These Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) institutions offer Early Childhood and Family Studies programs: Utah State University, Weber State University, Southern Utah University, Snow College, Dixie State University, Utah Valley University, and Salt Lake Community College.
- Early Childhood Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) (3/2021)
- Early Childhood Course Articulation and Common Course Numbers (1/2024)
- Family and Human Development Course Articulation and Common Course Numbers (2/2024)
International Students must have transcripts evaluated by this agency:
World Education Service
PO Box 745
Old Chelsea St.
New York, NY 10113
Contact Darcy Gregg, senior academic advisor, with any other CHF questions that you may have.Darcy Gregg, MEd, CFLE
McKay Education Building 248
- Declaring Your Major or Minor
Meet with Darcy Gregg, Department of Child & Family Studies department advisor to declare your major or minor. Please have your W# and photo ID ready and available. Darcy will go over general education requirements for your major and assign you a faculty advisor.
1. Go to your eWeber portal and open the Change My Major app
2. Use the Major dropdown to select your major.
3. Some require a minor and concentration. The app will prompt you to select them.
4. The app will prompt you or you will be emailed regarding any requirements and extra steps you’ll need to take for certain majors.
5. Click Submit to send your major declaration request to the department.
6. Your request will be reviewed in 3-5 business days. Your major will appear in CatTracks once approved.
7. Make an advising appointment with Darcy Gregg to go through program requirements and get a faculty advisor.
To declare a minor in the Child & Family Studies Department, you must first have a Bachelors degree declared.
Darcy Gregg, MEd, CFLE
McKay Education Building 248
- Declaring Your Teaching Major
If you are majoring in Early Childhood Education, follow the instructions for declaring a major in Child & Family Studies and declare a program of study, and apply and be accepted into the Teacher Education Program. The program has a competitive admissions process. A limited number of applicants are admitted in March for fall semester and in October for spring semester.
When you are admitted to the Teacher Education Program, you must attend a new admission orientation.
- Registering for Class
Visit WSU’s Registration Website for tutorials on adding and dropping classes, wait lists and more.
To join a closed class or if you have insufficient prerequisites for a class, you must contact the instructor for approval to register. The instructor will contact Darcy Gregg who will put an override in the system and then you register for the class through your eWeber portal. Make sure follow up with Darcy to see when the override has been completed. Overrides expire after 1 week.
Contact the Registrar's Solution Center with questions at 801-626-7778, Student Service Center Room 109, email@example.com.
- Tuition & Fees
Weber State University is also among the most affordable universities in the state.
Check the Costs & Deadlines of the university adimissions.
Find out Tuitions and Fees of the school year.
Don't forget the Scholarships offered in our department.
- Experiential Credit
You can apply for college credit for prior experiential learning and industrial or commercial training for a $10 recording fee.
Credit may be granted with the approval of the department chair only upon the recommendation of teaching faculty who are appropriately qualified and who are on a regular appointment with the college on a continuing basis. Learn more about the guidelines and requirements in the Experiential Credit Application.
CDA Experiential Credit
Following the guidelines outlined in the Experiential Credit Application, a student can apply for experiential credit with a current Child Development Associate credential and be awarded credit for: CHF 2500 Child Development (3 credits), and CHF 2600 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 credits). Students should work with the CHF department advisor to complete the application.
Military Training Credit
Weber State University gives you two ways of getting course credit for your military training. Learn more about the requirements for Military Training Credit.
- Academic Petitions
The Office of the Registrar oversees administrative petitions regarding academic records, registration, and graduation for students seeking an exception to policy due to extenuating circumstances. For additional assistance, please contact Tanya Scott, Student Advocate, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-626-6339.
CHF Academic Petitions
Students must petition the program director with a written description of why the policy/action should be overridden.
- Additional Resources
- WSU Catalog
- WSU Admissions
- Academic Calendar
Bachelor of Integrated Studies
- Student Success Center
- First Year Experience
- Financial Aid
- Field Trip Information
- General Education Requirements
- General Studies
- GPA Calculator
- Math & English Placement
- Melba S. Lehner Children's School Student Teaching Application
- Petitions and Waivers
- Application for Experiential Credit
- Course Planner
Student Resources Guide
- Waiver Information of the Prerequisites for CHF 2610 & 2620
- Retention and Referral Policy