Learn the basics of course registration and how to effectively and efficiently register for your first-year classes!
Your Enrolment Advisor can help you with navigating the course registration process, but ultimately they can not advise you on courses you should be taking.
Please connect with your faculty in order to receive guidance on the proper courses to register. You can find the contact information of your department by visiting your program of interest.
You can register any time after April 1st if you have accepted your offer of admission.
You need 5 courses each semester. Each course is 3 hours per week (excluding labs) so your total credit-hours per semester should be 15 hours.
No, labs are co-requisites for certain courses and those hours are in addition to your regular scheduled class.
Some level 2000 courses are open to first year students, as they don’t have prerequisite requirements. Other courses may be open through special permission, but we suggest sticking mostly to level 1000 courses.
Of course not! First year is a time to try new subjects and intro courses are set up for students who have no prior knowledge of the subject.
Refer to the first year course guide to see which courses are required for your specific program. Electives are up to you - take what you’re interested in or perhaps try something new!
Arts students must complete something called the “arts core”. It is recommended to complete this within your first two years.
You will be academically advised by your department each year before you register.
Yes, professors give students ten minutes in between classes to get to other classrooms or across campus.
We suggest directly contacting your department for advising before registering if you wish to double major.
Yes, you can add yourself to a class waitlist through the Self Service portal.
Enrolment Services Team