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New Students

Fall 2021 dates are subject to change

Step 1: Registration Period 1

Login to Banner to register for courses

New Students
  • July 19 at 12:00 p.m. - July 29 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Most new students register for up to 8 credit hours
Transfer Students
  • June 24 at 12:00 p.m. - July 7 at 11:59 p.m.
  • August 3 at 8:00 a.m. - August 18 at 11:59 p.m. (schedule adjustment period)
  • Undeclared transfers register for up to 11 credit hours and declared transfers up to 16 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
  • Your faculty advisor will provide you with an Alternate PIN. Your PIN is required in order to register during the second registration and the add/drop periods
  • Note: The Registrar's Office is unable to provide Alternate PINs to students. Please contact your faculty advisor or the Office of Academic Advising for help with Alternate PINs
Step 3: Registration Period 2
  • Transfer/New Students: Monday, August 30 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Register for up to 16 credit hours
  • Register for courses in Banner using the Alternate PIN provided by your faculty advisor
Step 4: Add/Drop Period
  • Tuesday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m. -  Friday, September 10 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Register for up to 18 credit hours
  • Register for courses in Banner using the Alternate PIN provided by your faculty advisor
  • After Friday, September 10 at 11:59 p.m. you will be unable to add or drop courses from your schedule
Additional Registration Information
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Overrides

If you received an override from an instructor, you must add the class before midnight Friday, September 10. 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.

Withdrawals

Beginning September 11, 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).