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College Catalog

Registration Procedures

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Students register online ( or in person by visiting one of the College’s campuses during published registration periods. The minimum load for full-time attendance is 12 credit hours per semester, and the maximum load is 20 credit hours per semester. The appropriate dean must approve a course load above 20 credit hours. Students should see their assigned academic advisor; the advisor’s dean will determine approval.


Registration for the next term occurs several weeks before the end of each term (See Academic Calendar). Students are encouraged meet with an advisor and to register as early as possible to take advantage of a wider selection of classes. New and first-semester degree-seeking students must consult with their advisor before registering for the following term’s classes. New students whose application files are complete may also sign up for classes as soon as registration begins. Returning and “special” non-degree-seeking students who opt to self-advise may participate in registration online (

General advising assistance is available during designated times between terms and during the summer on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must pay fees and confirm their schedules by the dates indicated in the Academic Calendar or their schedules will be deleted.

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