Registration Dates, Policies and Procedures
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to check and maintain a current and accurate course schedule at all times, by reviewing the official schedule on Arches. Students are expected to do this as they register and immediately after an official enrollment change has been made within the published deadlines and according to published college policies. All published dates and deadlines are strictly enforced. Students should plan ahead with add/drop permits to obtain all required signatures prior to the deadlines. Student unable to locate an instructor may seek out a department chair for signatures or those needing the signature of an advisor should seek assistance in the Advising Center in CORE or Academic Affairs in Founders Hall. Petitions may required and approved after deadlines under rare circumstances (fees apply.) Only Arches reflects the official enrollment with the college.
REGISTRATION: Registration dates and times are assigned based on the term in which a student first began their studies at at the college. Transfer students are assigned a window within a comparable cohort based on their credits earned at the time of transfer. Registration dates and times, along with active restrictions, are sent to all students approximately 1-2 weeks prior to their registration window. Students may also find this information posted to their registration information report in Arches .
ADDING: Saturday prior to term start through Day 2 - only through Arches. Days 3-6 changes by paper petition only. Day 6 - deadline to add coursework to your schedule.
DROPPING: Day 1 through 5 Arches only (after Day 5 changes by paper petition only)
Forms are available in Founders Hall
ADDING: See the Academic Calendar for the deadlines.
The add deadline is the 6th day of the term for 10-week classes. For all other classes, the course may be added only up through the following deadlines.
Classes meeting for 5 weeks may be added through the 4th day of that 5 week period (not the 4th meeting of that course) with permission of the instructor.
Classes meeting for 3 weeks, may be added through the 2nd day of that 3-week period (not the 2nd meeting of that course) with permission of the instructor.
All adds of 3-week and 5-week modules must be processed by a properly completed paper petition and submitted by the deadline.
PASS/NO CREDIT: The deadline to move to or from pass/no credit status is always Friday of week 4 at 4:30 p.m. No changes may be made after this time. P/NC forms are available in the Registrar's Office. General Education requirements may not be taken P/NC. Please see the catalog for the complete policy regarding taking courses P/NC.
DROPPING: See the Academic Calendar for the deadlines.
Students may drop courses in Arches for the first week of the term. Paper drop forms are required starting during week 2. Deadline to avoid a "W" grade is Friday of week 5.
ALL DROPS AFTER DAY 5 MUST BE COMPLETED BY PAPER PETITION.
The drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade is the first 5 weeks of the term for a 10-week class (50 percent of the 10-week period) and dropping with a "W" is through week 7 for a 10-week course (70 percent of the 10-week period.) All other courses adhere to the 50 percent and 70 percent drop deadlines for the period during which that course meets.
5-week courses must be dropped by 50 percent (and 70 percent for a "W") for the 5-week period in which the course meets (not 50 percent and 70 percent of the course meeting dates.)
3-week courses must be dropped by 50 percent (and 70 percent for a "W") for the 5-week period in which the course meets (not 50 percent and 70 percent of the course meeting dates.)
All drops for all modules must be processed by a properly completed paper petition and submitted by the published deadline. Instructors may drop you from the roster for failure to attend the first two class meetings and allow another student to add, however, it is the responsibility of the student to check and maintain a current and accurate course schedule.
If you have questions about a particular class that meets a shorter period than the 10-week schedule, please consult the above deadlines carefully or contact our office and your instructor about specific add and drop procedures for that course. A complete list of dates and deadlines appears on the campus calendar.