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Course Registration

Fall 2017 Registration

  • Fall registration begins March 27th and closes May 5th.
  • Fall registration reopens May 22nd and closes Sept. 1st.
  • Beginning Monday, Aug. 28th, a closed course override is needed to add any course that has started, even if you are just switching sections of the same course.
  • All online registration for Fall 2017 will end Sept. 1st at 10 pm.
  • After Sept. 1st, all spring registration must be done in person, through the Registrar Service Center. Be sure to bring your ISU photo ID.

During registration, if you need additional assistance, contact the Registrar Service Center in Moulton Hall to receive drop-in help as well as phone-in assistance at (309) 438-2188, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday–Friday.

Winter 2018 Registration

  • Winter online registration begins October 10 and closes November 10
  • Beginning November 13, registration must be done in person in Moulton 107

During registration, if you need additional assistance, contact the Registrar Service Center in Moulton Hall to receive drop-in help as well as phone-in assistance at (309) 438-2188, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday–Friday.

Spring 2018 Registration

  • Spring registration begins October 16 and closes December 15
  • Spring registration reopens January 8 and closes January 29
  • Beginning Tuesday, January 23, a closed course override is needed to add any course that has started, even if you are just switching sections of the same course.
  • All online registration for Spring 2018 will end January 29 at 10 p.m.
  • After January 29, all spring registration must be done in person, through the Registrar Service Center. Be sure to bring you ISU photo ID.

During registration, if you need additional assistance, contact the Registrar Service Center in Moulton Hall to receive drop-in help as well as phone-in assistance at (309) 438-2188, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday–Friday.

Meet with your advisor

Continuing Students/Returning Students

You are encouraged to contact your advisor as soon as possible to schedule an appointment as appointment times may fill during the Advance Registration Period. It is possible that you may be encouraged to make an appointment for the next available registration period.

If you have earned fewer than 24 semester hours, are an Undeclared student, or are considered to be “Unclassified” (non-degree-seeking), you must meet with an advisor in the Academic Advisement Center, Fell Hall 340, (309) 438-7604.

If you have a declared major, contact your major department/school for advisement.

Graduate Students

If you are a graduate student with a declared major, contact your graduate program coordinator. If you are a graduate student-at-large, contact the Graduate School at (309) 438-2583 for assistance.

New Freshman

All incoming freshman are required to attend Preview, a two-day summer orientation program. At that time, you will meet with your academic advisor and register for classes.

New Transfer Students

Transfer Day Programs are offered to all incoming transfer students throughout the semester and you are strongly encouraged to attend. During this one-day program, you will meet with your academic advisor and register for classes.

Course Offerings

Find the course(s) that you want to register for by using the Course Finder.

Illinois State University

Office of the University Registrar
Normal, IL 61790-2202

Registrar@IllinoisState.edu

Phone: (309) 438-2188

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