Registration Tips

Registration for Spring 2016 begins on Monday, November 9.

Check HomerConnect for your time ticket (the day and time you can begin registration). Registration will remain open until January so you can make changes to your schedule after you register.



Plan ahead. Plan ahead. Plan ahead.

  • Use the undergraduate catalog to identify courses that are needed for your major or minor.
  • Know which general education requirements (such as the ICC) you need to complete.
  • Pay attention to the sequence of courses. Is a course only offered in the Fall? in the Spring?
  • Do you have to take a certain course before you can enroll in the class? In other words, is there a prerequisite?
  • Review your degree evaluation in Homer to see which requirements have not yet been met.
  • Click on Registration Status in Homer to find out the time when you can start to register.
  • If you have holds on your account, take care of them before registration.
  • Have backup plans in case you can't get into a course that you want.

Meet with an academic advisor to discuss your plans.

  • Make an appointment to talk with your faculty advisor.
  • Take advantage of drop-in hours at the Academic Advising Center.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to prepare for meetings with your faculty advisor.

Some courses might need a course override. Be prepared for this.

  • Do some advance work by contacting the professor teaching the course to get a sense of whether you might be able to enroll.
  • Use the online course override during the registration period.