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Class Registration Steps

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  1. View your registration date and time, fee payment information, and registration holds through "My Registration." If you have not yet created a portal account, follow the instructions on this page. You must have a working e-mail address to activate an account.
  2. Pay your fees by your fee payment deadline and clear any registration holds. Details are provided at "My Registration."
  3. Register online through "My Registration." See the Academic Calendar for the Schedule Adjustment Deadline. No classes may be added or dropped after this date.

Registration Tools

Search Options: Search options display course titles; section and schedule numbers; units; days and times; locations; instructors; and the numbers of open seats.

  • Search: Looking for a particular instructor or class? The Search option allows you to search the course offerings for a specific department, course number, and/or instructor. You may also search for classes that will fit into a particular timeframe. For instance, you may specify that you would like courses between 0800-1500, MWF. Or, you may choose the "My Time Preference" button to search for classes within the "Time Preference" that you set ahead of time. Flexibility on class meeting times will give you the most course options.
  • Browse by Department: Browsing by department allows you to view all of the classes in a specific academic department.
  • Browse by General Education (GE): Completing your GE requirements should be a top priority when registering for classes! The "Browse by GE" feature allows you to specify the catalog year under which you entered the university. A list of applicable courses for that year will be generated for each GE category (i.e. humanities, explorations, etc.). You may then choose courses that will count toward satisfying your GE requirements.
  • Browse by College: Choose this option to browse the course offerings in one of the seven colleges: Arts & Letters, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health & Human Services, Professional Studies & Fine Arts, and Sciences.

My Wish List: "My Wish List" is a list of classes you have indicated you may want to take. Having classes on your Wish List DOES NOT mean you are enrolled in them. The class could potentially fill up prior to your registration date. When you are searching for classes, click on "Wish" to have the class added to your Wish List. When you are ready to enroll in a Wish List class, follow the procedures to add a class.

Add a Class: You may add classes while using any of the search options. While viewing a list of classes, choose the "ADD" option on the right side. Choosing this option will take you to a page where you must confirm your enrollment in the class. Be sure the course has been added before moving on.

If you know the schedule number of the course you wish to add, choose the "Add a Class" option from the menu on the left. Enter a schedule number and add code (if you are adding once classes have begun) to add a course to your current class schedule.

Drop a Class/Substitute a Class: You may drop a class through "My Registration," or you may substitute one class for another. By entering the schedule number of the course you wish to drop and the schedule number of the course you wish to add, the system will perform a search to see if your desired course is available. If it is, then you may substitute that class for the one you want to drop. Through substitution, you don’t drop one class until you are sure you are able and eligible to get into another one.

My Classes: Choosing the "My Classes" option displays the courses in which you are currently enrolled. From this page, you may drop or substitute any of them. This option also allows you to view your schedule in a timetable format.


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