Registration Procedures


Registration Eligibility

All students who wish to register must be officially admitted through the appropriate admissions/dean's office of the University before they can be permitted to register. It is the sole responsibility of these offices to see that admitted students are entered into the student information system. Undergraduate non-degree and/or transient students must be officially admitted through the Office of Undergraduate Studies. Other non-degree and/or transient students must be officially admitted through the other appropriate schools. Students with outstanding financial obligations to the University will not be eligible to register.

No zero credit only registrations (e.g., zero credit physical education courses) are allowed unless approved as part of on-going degree programs.

Official Registration

The schedule at the close of the drop/add period constitutes the official registration for the semester. Students may attend only those classes for which they have officially registered. Any exceptions will require the written approval of the instructor and department chairperson. The University reserves the right to void the registration of any student who becomes ineligible for enrollment. The University also reserves the right to cancel any course with an enrollment of less than eight (8) students.

Undergraduate students should also see Registration Information for Undergraduate Students for more information.

How To Register

  • Meet with your advisor or dean to finalize your course selections.
  • Your advisor/dean will release your advising hold.
  • Either:
    • Login to SIS to register for your selected courses; (See Enrolling in Classes for detailed instructions.) -or-
    • Fill out your course selection form and have the appropriate dean's office release your advising hold. Bring your course selection materials to the Registrar's Office in 135 Yost Hall. Even if you register in person, you may not register before the date on which you would be able to in SIS. (See When Can I Register?)
  • Once you have completed your registration, either on-line or in person, examine the final printout of your schedule carefully. It is your responsibility to check this for accuracy and to immediately initiate and complete any necessary changes.

Click here for frequently asked questions about registration via SIS.