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New Students

Spring 2024 dates are subject to change

Step 1: Registration Period 1

Login to Banner to register for courses

Transfer/New Students

  • January 10 at 12:00 p.m. - January 12 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Students register for up to 11 credit hours
Step 2: Meet With Your Faculty Advisor
  • During orientation, you'll receive information from your orientation aide about signing up for an appointment with your faculty advisor
Step 3: Registration Period 2
  • Tuesday, January 23 from 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
  • Register for up to 16 credit hours
  • Register for courses in Banner
Step 4: Add/Drop Period
  • Tuesday, January 23 at 1:00 p.m. - Friday, February 2 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Register for up to 18 credit hours
  • Register for courses in Banner 
  • After Friday, February 2 at 11:59 p.m. you will be unable to add or drop courses from your schedule
Additional Registration Information
Search for Courses

If you received an override from an instructor, you must add the class before midnight Friday, February 2. You can view overrides posted by instructors for you on the "Check Your Registration Status" page in Banner. Please note instructors cannot register you for classes.


Beginning February 3, you must withdraw from a course in order to remove it from your schedule. A withdrawal will result in a grade of "W" on your academic record for that course. A withdrawal to an underload (fewer than 12 earned hours) is not permitted without an appeal to the Committee on Academic Status.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are due and payable by the due date as established by the Bursar's Office.

All times listed are Eastern Time Zone (ET).