Registration dates

Registration - Fall 2017

All new students accepted for the Fall 2017 term must confirm that they accept their offer of admission on-line using their uApply account, and pay the confirmation deposit, if applicable, before they can register in their program of admission​.

New and returning students must then register on Minerva for both the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 terms by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR for both the Fall 2017 (term 201709, CRN 2334) and the Winter 2018 (term 201801, CRN 2262) terms. Take note of the registration periods listed below to avoid late registration fees. 

Returning Students

April 4, 2017 (starting at 11:30 a.m.) to August 14, 2017

New Students

July 4, 2017 (starting at 9:00 a.m.) to August 14, 2017

New and returning students who have not registered by August 14, 2017 may still access Minerva to register late from August 15, 2017 to September 19, 2017.  They will be charged a late registration fee.

All registered students (new and returning) may add/drop courses until the deadline to add/drop courses for each term.

Returning students in thesis programs who have a “time limitation” hold on their record will be blocked from registration for the 2017-2018 academic year, and will be permitted to register only when the thesis is ready to be submitted with the support of the department.  Information regarding the Time Limitation Policy and procedures for readmission are available at Time Limitation​.

NOTE: All students must register continuously in every term during their program, unless they request a leave of absence. Any student who does not register continuously will be withdrawn from the University in their first unregistered term.  To resume their studies, the student must then submit a request for readmission to be permitted to register.

NOTE: All new students must complete the mandatory online Academic Integrity Tutorial on Minerva, as stated in their admission letter. A reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed this tutorial at the end of October with a warning that a Hold will be placed on their record at the end of November.  For new students with this Hold, the hold will automatically be lifted when the student completes the tutorial.


Registration - Summer 2017

Summer 2017 registration opens March 14, 2017 on Minerva for new and returning students.

New students and graduate students who plan to register for courses only or for Full-time status for the Summer 2017 session should be advised to read these instructions, since it is each student's responsibility to ensure the accuracy of their own record by registering within the deadlines.

New* or Reinstated Students

  • Must register for the Summer 2017 session on Minerva to add the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR, CRN 685, by May 1, 2017.
  • Must add/drop/withdraw courses by the deadline date specified for each course according to the Class Schedule.   

*NOTE:  All new students must complete the mandatory Academic Integrity Tutorial on Minerva, as stated in their admission letter.   A reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed this tutorial at the end of May with a warning that a Hold will be placed on their record at the beginning of July.  For new students with this Hold, the hold will automatically be lifted when the student completes the tutorial.

Returning Students - Registration for Courses Only:

  • Must add/drop/withdraw courses by the deadline date specified for each course according to the Class Schedule.

Registration for Full-time Status:

  • Returning Students in Non-Thesis Programs:
    • Must register on Minerva for a minimum of 12 credits of courses to have full-time status, by May 1, 2017
  • Returning Students in Thesis Programs:
    • Must register on Minerva for course REGN STOR (CRN 737) Conf. Summer Term of Residence, by May 1, 2017.

    Note:  Only students in Masters thesis programs who must complete their third term of residence in the Summer 2017 term should register for this course.
    Note:  International students who were awarded a Differential Fee Waiver (DFW) by their department in Fall 2016 for the current year should NOT register for this course in Summer 2017, as their status should remain as “Continuing’ status for Summer 2017.

    Returning Students in Thesis Programs:

    Students in Thesis programs, who are registered in the same program in Winter 2017, are not expecting to graduate at the end of the Winter 2017 term, and will not register in Full-time status in Summer 2017, will automatically be registered for the Summer 2017 term in March 2017.  Students will be charged fees for Summer 2017 according to their registration status as per the list below and the Summer fees will be due on April 27, 2017:

    • Thesis Continuingstatus No fees charged; may register for courses
    • Additional Sessionstatus  -  $885.68 charged for Summer fees; may register for courses
    • Thesis Evaluationstatus   -  $181.22 charged for Summer fees: may not register for courses

    Fee Information:  Detailed Summer 2017 fee information for all graduate student statuses is available on the Student Accounts website (Summer Fees).


    Registration - Winter 2017

    All new students accepted for the Winter 2017 term must confirm that they accept their offer of admission on-line using their uApply account before they can register in their program of admission.

    New students must then register on Minerva for the Winter 2017 term by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR for the Winter 2017 (term 201701, CRN 2262) term. Take note of the registration period listed below to avoid late registration fees.

    New Students

    December 1, 2016 (starting at 9:00 a.m.) to January 4, 2017

    New students who have not registered by January 4, 2017 may still access Minerva to register late from January 5, 2017 to January 17, 2017. They will be charged a late registration fee. 

    All registered students (new and returning) may add/drop courses until the deadline to add/drop courses for each term.

    NOTE: All new students must complete the mandatory online Academic Integrity Tutorial on Minerva, as stated in their admission letter. A reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed this tutorial at the end of February with a warning that a Hold will be placed on their record in the third week of March. For new students with this Hold, the hold will automatically be lifted when the student completes the tutorial.