Fall 2017 Registration

Undergraduate - Currently Enrolled

Overrides: If you received an override from an instructor, you must add the class before midnight Friday, September 8. You can view overrides posted by instructors for you on the "Check Your Registration Status" page in Banner Self Service. Please note, instructors cannot register you for classes.

Pass/Fail Courses: During the add/drop period, juniors and seniors may elect to take one course pass/fail. After Friday, September 8, you will be unable to add or drop any courses or select pass/fail.

Priority Registration: 1693 Scholars and Military (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • March 24 at 7:00 a.m. through end of social class registration period (e.g. March 28 at 6:00 a.m. for Social Class of 2016)
Priority Registration: Social Class of 2017 (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • March 27 at 7:00 a.m. - March 28 at 6:00 a.m.
Priority Registration: Social Class of 2018 (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • March 28 at 7:00 a.m. - March 29 at 6:00 a.m.
Priority Registration: Social Class of 2019 (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • March 29 at 7:00 a.m. - March 30 at 6:00 a.m.
Priority Registration: Social Class of 2020 (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • March 30 at 7:00 a.m. - March 31 at 6:00 a.m.
Schedule Adjustment Period for All Social Classes:
  • April 3 at 8:00 a.m. - April 28 at 11:59 p.m.
  • May 11 at 8:00 a.m. - July 28 at 11:59 p.m.
Add/Drop Period (Register up to 18 Credit Hours):
  • August 29 at 3:00 p.m. - September 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Withdrawal Period:
  • September 9 at 12:00 a.m. - October 27 at 11:59 p.m.
Undergraduate - Entering Fall 2017

Overrides: If you received an override from an instructor, you must add the class before midnight Friday, September 8. You can view overrides posted by instructors for you on the "Check Your Registration Status" page in Banner Self Service. Please note, instructors cannot register you for classes.

Pass/Fail Courses: During the add/drop period, juniors and seniors may elect to take one course pass/fail. After Friday, September 8, you will be unable to add or drop any courses or select pass/fail.

New Students' Registration Period 1 (Register up to 11 Credit Hours):
  • Saturday, August 26: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Transfer Students' Registration Period 1 (Register up to 11 Credit Hours):
  • Saturday, August 26: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Transfer and New Students' Registration Period 2 (Register up to 16 Credit Hours):
  • Tuesday, August 29: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

NOTE:  When you enter the second registration period, you will use the Alternate PIN that you received during your advising meeting. This Alternate PIN will be used during the second registration period and throughout the add/drop period.

Add/Drop Period (Register up to 18 Credit Hours):
  • August 29 at 3:00 p.m. - September 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Withdrawal Period:
  • September 9 at 12:00 a.m. - October 27 at 11:59 p.m.
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Please visit the Arts & Sciences website for more information about registering for courses.

Priority Registration for Continuing Students:
  • March 20 at 8:00 a.m. - March 24 at 11:59 p.m.
Schedule Adjustment/Registration for Continuing Students:
  • March 25 at 12:00 a.m. - July 1 at 11:59 p.m.
Registration for New Students:
  • July 31 at 8:00 a.m. - August 29 at 11:59 p.m.
Add/Drop Period:
  • August 29 at 8:00 a.m. - September 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Withdrawal Period:
  • Contact the Registrar and Administrator of Graduate Student Services.
Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS)

Please visit the VIMS website for more information about registering for courses.

Priority Registration for Continuing Students:
  • March 20 at 8:00 a.m. - March 24 at 11:59 p.m.
Schedule Adjustment/Registration for Continuing Students:
  • March 25 at 12:00 a.m. - July 1 at 11:59 p.m.
Registration for New Students:
  • August 1 at 8:00 a.m. - August 29 at 11:59 p.m.
Add/Drop Period:
  • August 30 at 8:00 a.m. - September 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Withdrawal Period:
  • Contact the Graduate Registrar in the Office of Academic Studies.
Raymond A. Mason School of Business

Please visit the school of business website for more information about registering for courses.

Priority Registration for Continuing Students:
  • March 13 at 8:00 a.m. - March 23 at 11:59 p.m.
Schedule Adjustment/Registration for Continuing Students:
  • April 5 at 8:00 a.m. - September 6 at 11:59 p.m.
Registration for New Students:
  • Contact the Graduate Registrar.
Add/Drop Period:
  • Contact the Graduate Registrar.
Withdrawal Period:
  • Contact the Graduate Registrar.
William & Mary School of Education

Visit the school of education website for more information about registering for courses.

Priority Registration for Continuing Students:
  • April 24 at 8:00 a.m. - September 13 at 11:59 p.m.
Registration for New Students:
  • April 24 at 8 a.m. - September 13 at 11:59 p.m.
Add/Drop Period:
  • August 30 at 12:00 a.m. - September 13 at 11:59 p.m.
Withdraw Period:
  • Contact the School of Education Registrar.
William & Mary Law School

Visit the law school website for more information about registering for courses.

Priority Registration for L3 Students:
  •  April 3 at 8:00 a.m. - April 4 at 7:59 a.m.
Priority Registration for L2 Students:
  • April 5 at 8:00 a.m. - April 6 at 7:59 a.m.
Schedule Adjustment/Registration for Continuing Students:
  • April 17 at 8:00 a.m. - August 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Add/Drop Period:
  • August 21 at 8 a.m. - August 25 at 4 p.m.
Withdraw Period:
  • Contact the Law School Registrar.
Non-Degree Seeking Students

Students from other institutions who take courses during the Fall and Spring terms are required to obtain a "visiting student" status. Visit the Non-Degree-Seeking Student site for full information and forms.

How To Apply

At least 10 days prior to the beginning of the term, submit the following forms to the Office of the Registrar:

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email with instructions to activate your William & Mary UserID. This will be emailed to the email address you provide on your application. If you have not received this email within a week of the beginning of the session, please contact our office or the appropriate graduate school office.

When to Register

Undergraduate Students

  • August 30 - September 8

Course prerequisites are enforced for all undergraduate courses. If you completed a course prerequisite outside of W&M, you must obtain permission from the instructor to register for a course. Email your instructor before registering and be prepared to provide a copy of your transcript to prove eligibility. Instructors grant permission to take a course by providing a registration override, which can be viewed in Banner Self-Service "Check Your Registration Status".

Graduate Arts & Sciences

  • August 30 - September 8

School of Marine Science (VIMS)

  •  August 14 - 29

School of Business

  • August 14 - September 6

School of Education

  • NDS Continuing Students: May 1 - September 13
  • NDS New Students: August 28 - September 13
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