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 Blocks 5-8 (First-year students)

  • First-year students will register for spring semester (Blocks 5-8) starting on November 1 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Registration will open for all students at noon on Friday, November 2nd.
  • Blocks 5-8 Registration worksheet

Registration for 2019-2020 Academic Year (All students)

Registration for students who will be returning for the 2019-20 academic year will occur as follows:

  • 4 p.m. Friday, March 22 Registration add/drops closes for all students to prepare and update the system
  • 8 a.m. Monday March 25 Registration open for students with at least 21 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 26 Registration open for students with at least 11 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Thursday, March 28 Registration open for students with 10.99 or fewer credits 
  • 12 p.m. Monday, April 1 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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