Registration overview

Registration takes place online through Self Service.  

Registration HELP

If you have questions during Registration, there are several ways to get help;

  • We will have a help desk set up on the OC on Monday the 21st, Thursday the 24th, and Monday the 28th.  On those days we will be on the OC from 8am-9am, 10:30am-1:30pm and 3-5pm.
  • You can call the office at 319-895-4372
  • Email
  • Stop by the office on the first floor of Old Sem, hours are 8am-4:30pm.

Registration timeline

Registration for the 2016-2017 academic year will occur as follows:

  • 8 a.m., Monday, March 21 for students with at least 21 credits
  • 8 a.m., Thursday, March 24 for students with at least 11 credits
  • 8 a.m., Monday, March 28 for students with 10.99 or fewer credits 
  • Registration will close at noon on Friday, April 1 for all students.  
  • The Add/drop function in Self Service will turn on Monday, April 4th.

Registration worksheet & course planning

Course changes (add/drop)

You may add or drop courses online (directions can be found here), except in the following situations in which you will need to complete a paper Add/Drop form with appropriate signatures.

Use the paper Add/Drop form if:

  • You want to add/drop a current or future course during the first three days of a term. This period begins at 4:30 p.m. on the Friday before the term.
  • You have received permission from an instructor to go over the posted course capacity or to waive a prerequisite.
  • You want to add a vacation block or an individually arranged course such as a tutorial or a research seminar.

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