ice of the Registrar

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Registration Timeline for Students Spring 2017

Monday, October 31 – Monday, November 7 Preregistration is open in PeopleSoft.

  • All on-campus First year and Sophomore students must meet with an advisor prior to preregistering.
  • Preregister for four courses for Spring 2017.  There are no enrollment caps or instructor consent flags at this point.
  • Note any enrollment limits and enrollment preferences listed in the catalog description.  If you preregister for a limited enrollment course, think about an alternative in case you are later dropped from the course.
  • Note if you are preregistering for a multi-sectioned course (including lab or conference courses).  You may later be assigned to a different section of the course.

November 8 – early January   Registration is closed in PeopleSoft

by November 14

  • Departments review preregistration demand.  Some courses may be cancelled, some meeting times may be changed or extra sections may be added for high demand courses. Students will be notified by e-mail of any course cancellations or meeting time changes.
  • Multi-sectioned courses are balanced by November 11th.

Monday, November 14 – Monday, December 12

  • Instructors with overenrolled courses will review class lists and select students.  Any student dropped from overenrolled courses will be notified by e-mail. 

Tuesday, January 3 - Sunday, January 15 - Registration is open in PeopleSoft, as follows:

  • Tuesday 1/3 - Monday 1/9 - Registration is open only to students dropped from overenrolled or cancelled courses (this does not include being moved to another section in a multi-sectioned course). Students will receive an e-mail reminder prior to these dates.
  • Tuesday 1/10 - Sunday 1/15 - Registration is open to all students. Students not in the group above will receive an e-mail reminder prior to these dates.
  • Students should consider their enrollment in courses secure at this point; any exceptions to this will be noted in e-mails sent prior to the re-opening of registration.
  • Students may make changes to registration within the constraints of any enrollment caps and instructor consent flags set.
  • Enrollment is limited to four courses.

January 16 - January 29 Registration is closed in PeopleSoft

  • Multi-sectioned courses are balanced again.
  • Administrative holds for drop/add are set.

Monday evening, January 30 – Friday, February 10 PeopleSoft is open for Drop/add.

  • Check PeopleSoft for holds before drop/add opens and clear any administrative holds as early as you can.
  • Check your schedule in PeopleSoft.  If you preregistered for a multi-sectioned course, you may be assigned to a section other than what you preregistered for..
  • First-class meetings will be: Wednesday 2/3 (following Thursday's schedule), Wednesday evening 2/3 (organizational meetings for courses not normally meeting Thursday or Friday), and Friday 2/5.
  • After first-class meetings, all classes require instructor consent to add, whether instructor consent is flagged in PeopleSoft or not. Always check with the instructor if you are adding after the first-meeting.
  • You may add a fifth extra graded course, if you wish.

Monday, April 24 Preregistration for Fall 2017 will begin.


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