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Registration times

Registration appointments are organized by stage, distributed across several business days for spring and fall registration.

Students are randomly assigned to a stage based on student type (e.g., graduate student) or by the total number of cumulative credits. The cumulative credit total includes both completed and in-progress credits. Audit courses are not counted in the cumulative credits, nor are they counted as credits in progress. 

Appointments are not adjusted based upon academic credit awarded after appointments have been assigned.

When can I register?

View your specific registration date and time by clicking on the "Registration" tab in MyU: Academics. Use the Registration Shopping Cart to register for classes anytime after your appointed time. Registration is unavailable during weekly maintenance on Sundays, 3:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Registration dates for spring 2019 classes

StageStatusDate
Stage 1Graduate/professional students and undergraduates with 90+ cumulative credits November 13—20
Stage 2Undergraduates with 60+ cumulative credits November 21—28
Stage 3Undergraduates with 30+ cumulative credits November 28—December 3
Stage 4Undergraduates with fewer than 30 cumulative credits December 3—December 6
Stage 5Open enrollment (non-degree, senior citizens, and visiting students)December 7

Times for Online & Distance Learning (ODL) registration

There are separate registration times for Twin Cities Online and Distance Learning extended term (9-month) courses. You may register for term-based (semester) ODL courses on the first day of registration (the first day of stage 1) regardless of your registration time.

Important Dates

Academics

Thu, Dec 20, 2018 End of fall semester
Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Spring full semester and first 7-week sessions begin
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 Spring second 7-week session begins

Registration

Fri, Dec 7, 2018 Spring registration opens for non-degree and visiting students
Thu, Dec 20, 2018 End of fall semester
Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Spring full semester and first 7-week sessions begin