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Enrollment Questions...

  • What do I need to do before I enroll?
    • Schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to plan your class schedule. You won’t be able to enroll until your advisor clears you for registration. Contact your advisor early, as advising appointments fill quickly.
    • From Student Self-Service, check your Student Profile to see if you are eligible to register for classes. Find your enrollment date in the Notes section, and check for Holds in the upper right corner of your profile. All registration holds must be cleared before you will be able to enroll.
    • You can plan your schedule in Self-Service using Plan Ahead under the Registration menu. Plans created here will be available when you register for classes (on the Plans tab).
    • Access Prepare for Registration to view registration permits/overrides that have been granted to you.
    • To find more details, visit our Registration System webpage.
  • How do I register/enroll in classes?

     Students usually enroll for classes the previous semester (ex: you will enroll for spring semester classes during the fall semester). Enrollment dates are determined by the cumulative earned credit hours reflected on your academic transcript. The greater the number of credit hours you have earned the higher priority you are given in enrolling for classes. Enrollment priority is also granted to students with physical disabilities, those committed by a scholarship or full-time employment at the University to perform a service for the University on a schedule specified by the University, for graduate students, and for students in the Honors College. Check the Enrollment Guides to see when you will be able to enroll for an upcoming semester.

     

    To register for classes, login to Self-Service and select the appropriate term. Then select "Register for Classes" from the “Registration” menu. For details on how to register, visit the Registration System website.

     

    Carefully check your Schedule Details (under Register for Classes or View Registration information) to ensure that you are enrolled in only the classes in which you intended to enroll. Students are responsible for ensuring that their enrollment is correct, and for paying the full amount of tuition and fees for all courses on their class schedule.

     

    If the system was unable to enroll you in a class due to a prerequisite requirement, special permission required, closed class, or other restriction, the system will notify you that it was unable to process your registration. Check the Common Registration Issues webpage for details on the different messages, or consult with your academic advisor.

  • I have a hold, what do I need to do?

    Registration and transcript holds are restrictions placed on student accounts when a specific action is required from the student, such as payment on your Bursar account or consultation with your academic advisor. Some registration holds are tied to registration time tickets, and can result in the temporary loss of a registration time ticket until the hold has been released.

     

    How to Read Holds on Self-Service:

    For a quick snapshot of all holds placed on your account, login to Self-Service (via the my.okstate.edu portal) and select Student Profile, then click on Holds in the upper right corner. If you have active holds, you will see a summary of active holds. 

     

    Click here to see the descriptions of types of holds you can have on your account. 

  • How do I drop a class? 

    Dropping refers to dropping one or more classes while remaining in at least one OSU course in a given term. Classes should not be dropped without the approval of the student’s academic advisor. All enrollment changes are the responsibility of the student. Failure to attend classes or nonpayment of tuition and fees does not constitute dropping a class.

     

    General drop periods are provided in the table below. The Academic Calendar provides specific dates for each term. Summer classes and short courses that do not follow the standard 16-week semester follow proportionate drop/refund periods that can be found on our Short Courses website. Exceptions to these deadlines may be considered by petition only due to documented extraordinary circumstances and subject to committee approval.

     

    Note: While Self-Service will not allow students with registration holds to drop classes online, you can still drop classes in the Registrar's Office or in the Enrollment Services office in Tulsa (during the allowable drop/withdraw periods) with advisor permission. Complete a drop/add card and bring it to the Registrar's Office with a photo ID.

  • How do I clear a hold on my enrollment?

    Registration and transcript holds are restrictions placed on student accounts when a specific action is required from the student, such as payment on your Bursar account or consultation with your academic advisor. Some registration holds are tied to registration time tickets, and can result in the temporary loss of a registration time ticket until the hold has been released.

     

    You will need to determine what type of hold is on your enrollment and contact the appropriate area to remove the hold. See the Registration and Transcript Holds website for detailed information about holds and how you may remove them.

     

    Note: Non-degree students taking CEAT Online Learning courses will contact Pam Moore for holds questions.

  • How do I view my class schedule details? 

    Click here for step-by-step instructions.

     

    How to view class details:

    Click on a class title from anywhere in Self-Service to access full class details, including the instructional method, catalog course description, textbook information, enforced prerequisites, other registration restrictions, class meeting days/times and location, special class fees, and more. The orange arrows in the images below provide examples of where you can click on a class title from Self-Service to access the class details.

     

    Instructional Method:

    The instructional method of the course (e.g. traditional face-to-face, online, blended/hybrid) is listed on the class details home tab. The example shown below reflects a blended/hybrid course, which means that it includes a blend of traditional face-to-face and online instruction. Details of blended/hybrid delivery can be obtained from the instructor on a course-by-course basis, typically from the Canvas course site.

     

    Class meeting days/times and location:

    Click on the “Instructor/Meeting Times” tab to view the class meeting days/times and locations. The instructor for each class meeting will also display here. Note that “R” stands for Thursday in the days of the week pillbox. For classes with more than one meeting, click on the small arrow to the left of “Instructor” to expand additional meeting details.

     

     

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