How do I Declare a Minor?

  • Fill out the Women & Gender Minor Declaration Form and submit the form to the Department Secretary at the Women & Gender Studies office in Science Lab Building, Room 328B or by email: melinaalexnader@weber.edu
  • Make sure you also declare a major.
  • Set up a meeting with the Women & Gender Studies Director, Dr. Melina Alexander at melinaalexander@weber.edu

How do I Declare a BIS in Women & Gender Studies?

  • Call 801.626.7713 to set up an appointment with the Director of the BIS Program. BIS Program is located in the Tracy Hall Science Building, Room 381X
  • You will need to decide on your 3 areas of emphasis, one of which is Women & Gender Studies.
  • Meet with each department Chair to discuss which classes are required.  Call 801.626.7632 or 801.626.6252 to set up an appointment with the Women & Gender Studies Program Director, Dr. Melina Alexander@weber.edu

How do I Enroll in Directed Readings in Women & Gender Studies?

  • First, meet with the Women & Gender Studies Director to discuss the topic of interest
  • Together you can decide on the faculty most appropriate to work with you on the desired topic
  • This can happen in one of two ways:
    • You may have your own idea for a reading topic which a faculty mentor is willing to sponsor.
    • You may want to have a faculty mentor specify a reading topic for you.
  • A faculty mentor will discuss with you the topics and issues which you want to explore, as well as the credit hours and the work expectation of the course.
  • Upon agreement there will be a form to complete which will serve as a contract between you and the faculty member regarding the reading course.
  • Complete the form with your faculty mentor, and then give it to the Department Secretary. She will give you instructions on registering for the course.

How do I Enroll in Women & Gender Studies Internship?

  • Check with the Women & Gender Studies Director, Melina Alexander, for possible Internship opportunities Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Meet with the potential site supervisor to discuss the specific expectations about the internship.
  • Meet with the Women & Gender Studies Director and site supervisor to complete a contract form.

How do I Enroll in On-Campus Women & Gender Studies Courses?

  • Log into the eWeber Portal at www.weber.edu.
  • Click on the Student Services tab, then on Register for Classes (add/drop).
  • Follow the registration instructions.

How do I Enroll in Online Women & Gender Studies Courses?

  • Log into the eWeber Portal at www.weber.edu.
  • Click on the Student Services tab, then on Register for Classes (add/drop).
  • Follow the registration instructions.


How do I Prepare to Graduate?

  • Check with Graduation for information about application fees and deadlines.
  • You must be cleared as a Women & Gender Studies minor before you can graduate. The department recommends that you seek clearance once you have registered for classes for the semester you plan to apply for graduation.
  • Clearing a Minor in Women & Gender Studies:

Contact the Department Secretary at 801.626.7632 or 801.626.6252 or in room 328B of the Science Lab Building for clearance.