Registrar

For the Record - Student Edition


January 2015 • Volume 7 • Number 4
Welcome to Spring 2015

Welcome to the Spring 2015 semester and Happy New Year! We just wanted to remind you of a few simple steps you should take to ensure a smooth start to the semester.

• Review your schedule on eCommon, the only official source for your schedule.
• Review the add/drop deadlines (below).
• Get any registration permissions you may need.
• Make sure you don't have any holds – check eCommon.

If you're new to eCommon or need a refresher, check out the instructions available in our Forms & Instructions library online. Still have questions? Contact us – we're here to assist you!
 

Unrestricted vs. Restricted Add/Drop

Unrestricted Add/Drop (Jan. 20 – 26): You may add and drop courses freely online. For step-by-step instructions, please refer to the "How to Add" and "How to Drop" sections of the Registraton Instructions.

Restricted Add/Drop (Jan. 27 – Feb. 2)
: You must have instructor permission applied to your account to add any course online. You may still drop courses.
 

Registration Permissions

If you do not meet the requirements for a course, or the course is full, you may ask for permission to register for that course.

Who do you ask for permission?
Review the Errors and Permissions chart to determine whose permission you need. If there are multiple restrictions, you may need permission from multiple people.

What are the steps?

  1. Request permission from the appropriate person (see above).
  2. If permission is granted, the grantor will email their permission to their Department Assistant.
  3. The Department Assistant will apply the permission to your account and notify you via email.
  4. Once you receive this email, it is your responsibility to register for the course through eCommon. It is not automatically added.

See the Registration Permissions Instructions for more details.
 

ProArts Cross-Registration

If you are interested in registering for a ProArts course, please:

Please note that ProArts courses are worth the amount of credits that they are granted by their offering institution. For example, a 1.5-credit Berklee course will be worth 1.5-credits at Emerson.

First semester freshmen and graduate students are not eligible to cross-register for ProArts courses.
 

Spring 2015 Waitlist Update

Waitlists for Spring 2015 courses are no longer active. As long as you meet all course prerequisites and other requirements, you may register for open seats in courses on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Attention Spring 2015 Graduates

Are you graduating this May? Make sure you turn in your Application to Graduate! Applications are due February 2.

 

Dates To Remember:

Jan 20 First Day of Classes
Jan 20-26 Unrestricted Add/Drop
Jan 27 – Feb 2 Restricted Add/Drop
Feb 2 Spring 2015 Graduation Apps Due
 

Quick Links:

Spring 2015 Academic Calendar
Spring 2015 Final Exam Schedule
Registration Instructions
Registration Permission Instructions
ProArts Registration Instructions