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Course Info and Class Registration

When can I register?

The Academic Calendar (see section on the left) lists all important dates regarding class registration.

Registration for the Fall, Winter Session and Spring terms occur at scheduled times:

    • Early Registration   (by appointment):
      Degree-seeking students receive Registration Appointments approximately 10 days before registration begins. The appointment day/time signals when you may FIRST BEGIN registration for the term.
    • Open Enrollment -   called the Free Drop/Add period:
      This period follows appointment dates and runs through the Tenth Day of Spring and Fall semesters or the Fourth Day of Winter or Summer.
      Students can make changes to their class schedules during this time without charge or penalty.
      Professional & Continuing Education registration begins.
    • Day following end of Free Drop/Add through the *Academic Penalty Date:
      During this time, class withdrawals incur a processing fee, a grade of "W" on the student's record and tuition is charged (no refunds).
    • After the *Academic Penalty Date:
      All class withdrawals must be approved by your Student Service/Assistant Dean's Office.

      *Academic Penalty Date: occurs approximately 2/3 of the way through the term

Summer Session registration does not require appointments. Open Registration begins in early April.


Next Step?      Go to Register for Classes.