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Review this site for important information and helpful videos for navigating the registration process. Additional video tutorials are available on the Registrar's webpage.
When to Register and Registration Phases
How to Register, Waitlist, and Common Error Messages
Important COB First Week of Term Add Policy
Taking COB Courses if a Non-Business Major/Minor
Dropping or Withdrawing from a Class
If your primary college is the College of Business (COB), the COB advisors distribute your registration PIN. There are different rules about what PIN students receive based on their status. For the majority of students, the rules below apply and will help in understanding when to get a new PIN.
|It is your first term registering at OSU (excluding Summer)||Receive PIN at START orientation.|
|First Year Freshmen||New PIN each term your first year|
|Athletes||Special athlete PIN once a year|
|Receiving Veterans Benefits||Special veterans PIN each term|
|Disability Access Services students needing early registration services||Special DAS PIN each term|
|Post-Baccalaureate Students||New PIN each term|
|International Exchange Students||New PIN each term|
|COB Continuing Students||Common COB PIN: 262746|
Learn how to find your Registration day & time: https://youtu.be/xIxariX6t_8
Registration at OSU is divided into 2 parts.
Phase 1: Register for up to 16 credits, no waitlisting may occur during this time. Online business courses are coded for E-campus COB majors only.
Phase 2: Register for up to 19 credits, waitlisting begins. COB students may now register for online business courses.
You are assigned a specific day and time to register for both Phase 1 and Phase 2 based on the number of credits you have completed plus credits in-progress coursework.
Senior standing = 135+ credits completed/in-progress.
Juniors = 90-134 credits completed/in-progress.
Sophomores = 45-89 credits completed/in-progress.
Freshmen= 1-44 credits completed/in-progress. (New students register at START).
A short overview of My Degrees: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHfpYzPrBv8
Scheduler Tool Information & Tutorials: http://oregonstate.edu/registrar/schedule-planner
Filtering out 'restricted' courses when using the Scheduler tool: https://youtu.be/O7J4h3tbskc
How to Register for classes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0X0293XwoU
Learn more about waitlisting a course: http://registrar.oregonstate.edu/sites/registrar.oregonstate.edu/files/coursewaitlisting.mp4
Note: COB will not allow students to add COB courses after the first class meeting of a given term.
This chart details when a course will close after it meets for the first time.
Fall 2017 term - Classes Begin September 20 (closures will begin Sept. 21)
Ex. All classes that meet on Monday and Wednesday will close on Thursday at 3:00pm PST
|First Day of Class||Closes (PST)|
|W||R 8:00 a.m|
|MW||R 3:00 p.m.|
|R||F 8:00 a.m.|
|TR||F 3:00 p.m.|
|F||F 3:00 p.m.|
|M||T 8:00 a.m.|
|T||W 8:00 a.m.|
|ONLINE||W 8:00 a.m.|
Days of the week are abbreviated as follows:
M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
Detailed info is online at Registrar's Office.
S grade = C- or above
U grade = D+ or below
To S/U classes, go to Austin Hall 122 and fill out the S/U grading form. We will stamp it and then you will turn it in at the Registrar’s office. There's no need to schedule an advising appointment to complete this process.
Online Students: Complete this form and email to your academic advisor.
Go to Austin Hall 122 on the first day of a given term and meet with a COB advisor to discuss possible access to a particular course. You must meet all prerequisite and class standing requirements.
During the first week of a given term, you may drop a class online and receive a full tuition refund. There will be no record of the class on your transcript.
After week one, you may withdraw from a class for a partial refund (50%) up to the end of week 3. The option to withdraw from a course expires at the end of week seven. A "W" will appear on your transcript. See your advisor before dropping or withdrawing from a course to find out how it may impact your academic plans.
For detailed information on withdrawing from courses, see the Registrar's Office site.
Summer Session dates/policies vary.