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Banner 9 Register for Classes

Students can process several types of registration transactions through Banner 9Video tutorials and PDF instructions are available to help with navigation of the Register for Classes module.

See our tips for successful registration in Banner 9!

Note: these Banner Self-Service screens (or the options contained within them) may not be available at all times. You will not be able to register for classes until the registration, schedule adjustment, or add/drop period begins. As new features are made available, this website will be updated with new documentation.


PDF Instructions
Add & Drop Classes

This video tutorial outlines how to: access Register for Classes, use the panels (0:33), enter a CRN and add a class (1:20), view registration errors (2:23), and drop a class (2:54).

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Conditional Add & Drop

Conditional add and drop can be used when you wish to drop a course only if adding another course is successful. This video tutorial outlines how to use the conditional add and drop feature in Banner 9. Both an unsuccessful and successful conditional add and drop are shown.

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Withdraw from a Class

 This video tutorial outlines how to withdraw from a course in Banner 9.

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Schedule & Options

This video tutorial outlines: uses of the Schedule and Options tab, how to access Register for Classes (0:18), a description of the panels (0:44), how to change a variable credit course (1:23). Note: Pass/fail election through Banner Self-Service is not available at this time. Please disregard this portion of the video.

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General Navigation of Register for Classes

This video tutorial outlines: how to access Register for Classes (0:07), a brief description of the panels (0:33), a brief description of the top panel tabs (1:19), and how to show, hide, and resize panels (1:28).

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Tips for Successful Registration in Banner 9
  • Use a laptop or desktop computer. Avoid using a phone or tablet, if possible
  • Use an up-to-date web browser: Google Chrome is recommended by W&M IT
  • Avoid using browser extensions or plug-ins that may interfere with registration
  • Never use a bookmark
  • Experience display issues in your web browser?
    • Try registering in a different browser if you have another installed - remember to log out of Banner before opening a new session
    • Try a private browsing session: open an incognito window (Chrome) or a private window (Firefox, Safari, and Edge)
    • Clear browser cache and cookies
  • View more registration tips to prepare


Need help?

If you have additional questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of the University Registrar at (757) 221-2800 or IT Support at (757) 221-HELP.


All videos were recorded at W&M's Reeder Media Center.