Steps to Register

Once the semester begins, pay attention to these registration periods to know when and how you can make changes to your schedule:

You can waitlist classes through the first Thursday of the semester.

You can drop or add classes during the first week of the semester.


You can late drop or add classes during the second week of the semester.

Graduate students can exchange one class for another through the second week of full-term classes with no additional tuition.

Check the Official Calendar to find the dates for the current semester's registration periods.

Big Ten Academic Alliance

Starting Fall 2020, an enrolled undergraduate student at a participating Big Ten Academic Alliance University may enroll in one online course at another participating university each semester as part of that student’s academic experience at no additional cost.

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Information for doctoral students

If you’ve completed all requirements for your doctorate except your dissertation and final exam, you must maintain full-time status by registering for at least one hour of graduate credit for each semester or summer session in which you are enrolled. Contact your school or division for details.