Exploratory Studies

It's okay to be undecided

Choosing a major takes time.

University College has the guidance and tools to help you determine the perfect fit for you!

What you need to know about being undecided:

1 in 5 students
start with an undecided major

50% of students
who are "decided" will change their intended major, too

Up to three semesters
to choose a major

110 programs
for UT undergraduates gives you power to explore

9 academic colleges
at UT means the flexibility to change your mind

All academic advisers
in University College are specifically trained to advise undecided students

Ready to go from undecided to decided?

Here's how we can help you discover the best major for your interests and skills.

  • Apply as undecided
    • Study within University College, The University of Toledo college for undecided students
    • Receive access to courses and tools designed for undecided and re-deciding students
  • Sample diverse course offerings
    • Develop a custom course plan with your academic adviser
    • Choose a mix of core education, special interest and self-discovery courses
  • Develop your transferable skills
    • Strengthen universal life skills through coursework and self-discovery
    • Receive guidance from Success Coaches on career and personal goals
  • Explore career possibilities
    • Craft your path with immediate access to FOCUS 2, a career exploration software system
    • Envision potential careers with career simulations from each college
  • Align abilities with opportunities
    • Identify strengths, values and interests with self-assessments
    • Regroup with your adviser regularly in person, online or by phone
  • Graduate on time with your peers
    • Commit to making your major decision in a timely manner
    • Maintain regular attendance and participation with classes and coursework


Last Updated: 7/12/18