Gear Up 4 Registration

Registration Begins November 5th at Midnight!

Make sure you set up your advisement appointment ASAP!

Students are encouraged to set up their appointments at least two weeks before your registration priority date.

Instructions on how to find your Advisor & Registration Date are found under the “Prepare for Advisement” tab.

Important dates

Registration Kick-Off Monday, November 5thth at midnight

Register yourself for courses using BannerWeb & your registration PIN

Last Day to Withdraw*  Friday, November 16th

Withdrawing from courses by 4:30 pm on this date is without academic penalty. An advisor can provide you with information if you are considering withdrawing from a course

End of Priority Registration Monday, November 26th

Priority registration for WCSU students ends
Non-Matriculated Student Registration begins

Final Exam Week Monday, December 10th

Final Exam Week Schedule 2018
If your course schedule time is outside of these standard time blocks, then the exam schedule will determined by the closest start time on the same scheduled days on this exam schedule. CONFIRM THE DAY AND TIME WITH YOUR INSTRUCTOR.

 

Math & Writing Placement Information

Placement Testing is available for Math, Writing, Physics and World Languages. For more details, please visit the Placement Testing website .

If you do not have placement results on file, it may affect your progress towards on-time graduation. If you are unsure about your placement results for Math or Writing, please see your advisor.

Current Math & Writing Placement Testing Schedule

Date Time Location
Wednesday, November 7th 1:30 p.m. White Hall 301
Friday, November 30th 1:30 p.m. White Hall 301
Friday, January 11th 1:30 p.m. White Hall 301

Find your Advisor:

Be prepared for registration by following these simple steps to ensure you have everything you need to be ready and register for your courses on time!

Find Advisor and Registration Priority Date in Student BannerWeb
Click on “Student Services” and then “Check My Registration Status”

Check to see if you have any holds preventing you from registering.
If you have a hold, it is very important for you to contact the appropriate office ASAP!

Office

Location

Phone

Cashier’s Office OM 106 203-837-8381
Financial Aid OM 105 203-837-8580
Health Services LH 203-837-8594
Judicial Affairs SC 220 203-837-8770
Registrar’s Office OM 102 203-837-9200

 

Email your advisor at least two weeks prior to your Registration Priority Date
This way you can make sure you have enough time to work out your schedule and make section selections prior to your registration date.

Sometimes, you’ll need to make your appointment with your advisor in person at their office, make sure you do this as early as possible!
If your advisor’s office hours book up, you may be left with an appointment after your priority date, try hard to avoid this.

Meet with your advisor!
Use the “Discussion Points” to help guide you through your meeting.
Be sure to write down your PIN, it changes every semester!

Look at your degree requirements in DegreeWorks by signing into BannerWeb
If you were admitted before Fall 2016 or are a Transfer student, you can look up your 4-year Plan on the Program Sheets website.

Use Open/Close to find courses and plan your schedule

Use the Course Scheduling Grid (see: Additional Resource Tab) to map out your courses and sections without conflicts.
Be sure to not schedule Midtown & Westside courses back-to-back!
Write down the CRN for the courses you want, it will make registration easier!

Discussion Points for Advisement

When you meet with your advisor, you should have a plan or at lease preliminary guide of what your goals are for the upcoming semester. Use your 4-year Plan as a guide to course selection.

  • Have I met the requirements for the competencies associated with my major?
  • Do I have to take any placement tests in order to fulfill my Math or Writing requirements?
  • Share your goals for this major with your faculty advisor, discuss how you can meet those goals.
  • Are there opportunities for me to do research alongside faculty in this major or department? Any internships or study abroad opportunities?
  • Am I meeting minimum GPA or grade requirements to be in good standing in this major?
  • When can I expect to complete my courses and be eligible for graduation?

Registering for the upcoming semester:

Log into your Student Banner account
You’ll have the best chance of getting into the sections you want if you register at midnight of your priority date!

Registration, Add/Drop Classes
Select the appropriate term from the drop down menu, click submit

Enter your 6-digit PIN

Enter the CRN to register for courses
Enter the 5-digit CRN found on Open/Close into the boxes at the bottom of your screen. Click submit changes.

Use the Class Search option to register for courses
Click Class Search, then Advanced Search
Select the Subject, then click Section Search
Click on the checkbox next to the course and then click Register

Tips for using the Class Search option for registration

  • Click on “Open” to view only open courses
  • Select Campus location to view courses offered on Midtown or Westside
  • Select certain days or times to view courses offered on certain times or days of the week

If you receive error messages while registering, try to put yourself into as many courses as possible, and visit the Registrar’s Office ASAP to complete your schedule
In-person registration takes place at the Registrar’s Office counter in Old Main 102, Monday- Friday from 8:00am- 4:30pm. You must have your Student ID and PIN with you in order to add/drop or create your schedule.
Students cannot register before their assigned priority date listed in their student account. Please view the Prepare for Advisement tab for more information.

 

Why do I need an advisor?

Academic advisors are able to assist when you have questions about academic policies and procedures; or when you need help locating other helpful resources on campus. Students should meet with their academic advisor to ensure they are taking courses that fulfill their major and university requirements towards graduation.

Can I “pick up my PIN” from the Advisement Center?

Sorry – we can’t simply hand out PIN’s prior to consultation. Although, you are responsible for your academic progress, it is the advisor’s obligation to help you stay on the right track. If you know what you’d like to take, bring those courses with you, if everything checks out, you could be out of your meeting in less than 15 minutes!

Why am I getting an error message when I try to register?

Error messages are common when courses are offered at the same time of day or even if they start and end at the same time. If you experience an error, try these steps:

  • Do course times overlap or start and end at the same time? Use the course scheduling grid to avoid this error message
  • Do you meet the prerequisite for the course you’re trying to register for? You can check this by clicking on the course CRN and then on “View Catalog Entry”
  • Have you already taken this particular course? If you are repeating a course, you need to have the permission into the Registrar’s Office before you attempt to register for that course.
  • If everything checks out, then stop by the Registrar’s Office, Old Main 102 to learn how you can fix the error and continue registering for classes

What is Add/Drop?

The Add/Drop period is always the first five days of the semester. After the first week you will need to withdraw from the class. Add/Drop will not appear on your transcript, this is why it is important for you to attend the first week of class to make sure you are happy with your courses and your schedule. After the first week, you’ll need to fill out a withdraw form and you’ll receive a “W” on your transcript for that course. There are other implications for withdrawing from a course you should discuss with your advisor before you formally withdraw.

What is DegreeWorks?

DegreeWorks is available to all students through BannerWeb.

Degree Audits & Tracking

  • Track your progress towards degree completion with the progress bar
  • Information about degree requirements and if they have been met

Advisement & Planning Tools

  • View required courses and when they are offered
  • Use “On” and “Off” track indicators to see if you are on track or need assistance from your advisor

What-If Analysis

  • Use the “What-If” option to see how your completed courses fulfill your new major’s requirements
  • View a semester by semester adjustable 4 year plan

Advising Notes

  • Your advisor may put advisement notes in your DegreeWorks so you can refer back to it when planning your schedule for registration
  • Course substitutions and waivers are shown within the degree audit once they have been processed through the department and received by the Registrar’s Office

Where can I learn more about Financial Aid?

Visit the Financial Aid website to help you learn about different processes and types of financial aid.

Do you have questions regarding reading your student bill?

Please see Cashier’s Office FAQs

Where can I find FAQ for registration and student records?

The Registrar’s Office has a FAQ page, find it here!

Additional Resources:

Schedule Grid
The schedule grid helps you to map out courses by section so you can avoid scheduling conflicts when planning your schedule. The space at the bottom can be used to record any online courses with their CRN.
Download the schedule grid.

Academic Success 101
A guide to making the most of your experience at WCSU!

Download the Academic Success 101 guide

Academic Advisement Center
The Academic Advisement Center assists all students through their academic, personal, and social experiences at WCSU. The primary purpose of the AAC is to advise and coach students through the pursuit and selection of a major in line with their goals and career aspirations. We can also help any student get information on WCSU’s programs, policies, and extracurricular activities. If you have questions, we can help! Our office is located in Old Main 202 and is open Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm. If you have questions or would like to set up an appointment, send us an email!

Campus & Student Centers WCSU Bookstore
The WCSU Bookstore, located in the Midtown Student Center, offers a wide range of products for students, alumni and staff. Find & Order Textbooks Online!

  • Textbook Rental – New and Used
  • Textbooks for Purchase – New and Used
  • School Supplies
  • Resident Hall Shop / Posters
  • WCSU Clothing & Merchandise

WCSU Cashier’s Office
The Cashier’s Office is responsible for the billing and collection of all monies due the University, operating under the guidelines and policies set forth by the CSU Board of Trustees. The Cashier’s Office is located in Old Main 106 and is open Monday- Friday, 9:00am- 4:00pm. Check them out today!

  • View your student bill and make payments
  • View the Cashier’s Office Message Board
  • Information on Tuition and Fees
  • Learn about payment options

WCSU Office of Financial Aid & Student Employment
The staff of Financial Aid and Student Employment is available to assist students in determining their eligibility for the various sources of aid available. While not everyone will qualify for assistance, a student should never assume he/she is ineligible without first applying. A wide spectrum of variables affect the application process, therefore many possible options exist that may pertain to a student’s particular circumstances. Learn more about Financial Aid by visiting their website!

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Grants & Scholarships
  • Important Forms
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Academic Progress
  • Student Employment Information

The Office of Financial Aid & Student Employment is located in Old Main 105 from 8:00am – 4:30pm. Contact them today!

WCSU Registrar’s Office
The Registrar’s Office is responsible for the maintenance and security of all student records. Please contact the office if you have any questions regarding registration or student records. The Registrar’s Office is located in Old Main 102 and is open Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm. Visit the office today!

  • Registration Errors, Permission, Overrides
  • Registration Information
  • Add/Drop and Course Withdrawals
  • General Education Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Request Transcripts