Current Students

How to Register for Courses Next Semester

Registration Dates for Spring 2023 for continuing students, returning vacation term students, and readmitted students.

  • October 31: Spring 2023 course list viewable in the Portal
  • November 1-11: Advising period (schedule a meeting with your advisor)
  • November 15-18: Online registration-advisor clearance required
  • Register online via the Portal on the following 4 Days:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 15: up to 1.25 units
    Wednesday, Nov. 16: up to a total of 2.25 units
    Thursday, Nov. 17: up to a total of 3.25 units
    Friday, Nov. 18: up to a total of 4.75 units
  • On each of the 4 days, follow this timetable:

  • 7:30am: Class Year 2023, Tuition-Free Semester Participants, and students from all other earlier class years
    12:30pm: Class year 2024 and 2026
    4:00pm: Class year 2025
  • Online registration closes for all groups at 7:30 pm on Nov. 15-17. After the final registration period on Nov. 18, online registration will stay open until 10:00 am on Saturday, Nov. 19.

  • Students will receive email message that lists their Class Year and registration time. Class year information is also available to students through the Portal.
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  • You will receive confirmation of your registration time and class year from the Registrar in an email message. You can also view your class year in the Portal. After you log in, click on the “Advising” tab and you’ll see a  section called “Advisee Reports.” Click the link labeled “Advising Detail for Students,” which will generate a report. Open the report to see your class year highlighted in yellow.
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  • SPECIAL NOTE: If you anticipate a problem connecting to the Portal during your registration time, Registrar Office staff can help you to register. In such a case, you should email your prioritized, primary and alternate, course selections to, no later than Monday, Nov. 14. Please include the full course code (e.g. ENGL 190 01), title, and instructor’s last name for each course.
  • Nov. 21-Dec. 15: Online registration/add/drop period will be open. Students who wish to change their schedules may do so during this time. All continuing students should be registered for at least 3 units of credit by December 15.


Currently enrolled and vacation term students: Contact your advisor, since you will need advisor clearance in the Portal to register online. Schedule the appointment between November 1-11.

If you are unable to reach your advisor or have other questions, please feel free to contact

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