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The HE academic advisors are happy to help you before and during registration, but it is important that you’ve taken steps to plan and be ready for each registration period. 

See the Before/During/After Registration tabs below in preparation for your advising appointments & class registration each semester.

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fall 2021 academic Timeline

The Academic Calendar is the official listing for all the important academic events/dates each semester. 

  • August 23rd:
    • Registration is open again for all students.  See add & drop deadlines below.
  • August 25th:  First class day
  • August 30th, 5pm:  Fourth class day
    • Last day to add a class or waitlist using the online registration system without departmental permission.
    • Waitlists become inactive and no longer relevant after today. 
  • August 31st: Late add period starts
  • September 10th, 5pm:  Twelfth class day. 
    • Last day to delete drop a class by 5pm using the online registration system without it being a "Q" drop remaining on transcript.  Drops after today require a Q drop (See procedures here.)
    • This is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
  • October 13th: Spring 2022 course schedule posted by 5pm (RIS pages updated on Oct 14th)
  • October 18th:  Advising Worksheet due to clear advising bar for spring 2022 registration. Details below.
  • October 25th - November 5th: Registration for spring 2022
  • October 28th, 5pm: Deadline Day by 5:00pm! (online request form here) 
    • Standard Pass/Fail (please note that COVID-19 pass/fails are no longer available)
    • Q Drop 
    • Withdrawal (dropping all classes)
    • Graduation Application due (for Fall 2021 graduates only)
  • December 6th:  Last class day
  • December 9th-11th, 13th-15th: Final exams

You will receive a few Secure Academic Notes (SAN) via email this semester with important deadlines, policies, and procedures.  These can also be checked on your SAN Inbox here.


Before/During/After Registration

Before you register for classes, please also refer to the Departmental Information pages each semester for specific updates regarding registration details and/or changes within your major (ex. prerequisite updates, class time changes, common registration issues, etc.)