Registration overview

Registration takes place online through Self Service.  

Registration help

If you have questions during registration, don't hesitate to ask for help.

  • You can call the office at 319.895.4372
  • Email registrar@cornellcollege.edu
  • Stop by the office on the first floor of Old Sem, hours are 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Registration for First-Year Students 2019-2020 Academic Year

  • Registration for Blocks 2-4 will begin at 1:30 p.m., August 23rd. Registration is a part of the New Student Orientation Schedule. Students will register in their FYS classrooms with classmates. 
  • Registration Worksheet
  • Registration for Spring Semester (Blocks 5-8) will begin October 31st at 8:00 a.m.

Registration for 2020-2021 Academic Year (All students)

Registration for students who will be returning for the 2020-21 academic year will occur as follows:

  • 4 p.m. Friday, March 20 Registration add/drops closes for all students to prepare and update the system
  • 8 a.m. Monday March 23 Registration open for students with at least 21 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 Registration open for students with at least 11 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Thursday, March 25 Registration open for students with 10.99 or fewer credits 
  • 12 p.m. Monday, March 30 The add/drop function will turn on for all students 

Registration worksheet & course planning

Course changes (add/drop)

You may add or drop courses online (directions in PDF format), 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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