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Prepare for Registration

Registration To-Do List
Use the Success Network to meet with your academic advisor and discuss your progress
Check your Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) to see which classes are needed for your degree
Review the Course Schedule for the upcoming term(s)*
Submit Change of Major paperwork if necessary
Clear any holds on your record that will prevent registration
Check the Registration Schedule for your registration start time
Check the Academic Calendar for the first day of class

*Please note: tentative Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023 Course Schedules are currently available for viewing. Although registration is not yet open for these terms, the ability to see what courses are available may assist you in planning your Summer and Fall 2021 registration.

Clear your Holds
  1. Log in to your MyFAU account
    If you do not know what your MyFAU account User ID and/or password is, please go to the following site to activate your account: https://accounts.fau.edu/SelfService/registration.
    If your account is not found or you cannot log in, please contact the helpdesk at 561-297-3999.
  2. Select FAU Self Service
  3. Select Student Services
  4. Select Student Records
  5. Select View Holds
  6. Contact the appropriate office to resolve any holds listed here

Create a Registration Plan
You can plan your schedule before registration opens by utilizing the Plan Ahead feature. Once registration opens, you can register for courses directly from your plan.

To create a plan:
  1. Log in to your MyFAU account
  2. Select FAU Self Service
  3. Select Student Services
  4. Select Registration
  5. Select Registration (Add or Drop Classes)
  6. Click on the box that says “Click Here for Registration
  7. Select Plan Ahead
  8. Select the term and press Continue
  9. Click on Create a New Plan
  10. After searching for classes, select the Add Course button
  11. When your plan is finished, select the green Save Plan button at the bottom right
  12. Name your plan and click Save

Once your registration time begins, you can register directly from the Registration page using this plan. You can watch a tutorial on the Plan Ahead feature here:

Plan Ahead

*Please note: it is important to keep only one browser window open at a time when using Plan Ahead or registering for classes.*

 

 

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Register for Classes

Once you have resolved any holds, you can register for classes by following these steps:

  1. Log in to your MyFAU account
    If you do not know what your MyFAU account User ID and/or password is, please go to the following site to activate your account: https://accounts.fau.edu/SelfService/registration.
    If your account is not found or you cannot log in, please contact the helpdesk at 561-297-3999.
  2. Select FAU Self Service
  3. Select Student Services
  4. Select Registration
  5. Select Registration (Add or Drop Classes)
  6. Click on the box that says “Click Here for Registration”
  7. Select Register for Classes
  8. Select the term that you want to register for and click Continue
  9. You can register for classes using the searchable schedule, entering the CRN, or from a registration plan (Plan Ahead)
  10. After searching for classes, select the Add Course button
  11. In the registration summary section, the course should list "Pending" and "Web Registered"
    1. if registering for a waitlisted section, please see the additional instructions below
  12. To add the course, select Submit at the bottom right

More information about course registration can be found on the FAQ page, and common registration issues and solutions can be found here. You can also watch a tutorial on how to register here:

Searching for Classes

Registering for Classes

*Please note: it is important to keep only one browser window open at a time when using Plan Ahead or registering for classes.*

Waitlist
If a class has reached its maximum enrollment limit, you may choose to add your name to the waitlist. If a space opens up in the class, you will be notified via your FAU email of the opportunity to register for it.

Adding yourself to the waitlist does not automatically enroll you in the course. You must update your registration to “Web Registered” in order to fill the open space. If action is not taken in the allotted time, you will be removed from the waitlist and the space will be held for the next person.

To add yourself to the waitlist:
  1. Log in to your MyFAU account

    If you do not know your MyFAU account User ID and/or password, use this link to activate your account: https://accounts.fau.edu/SelfService/registration. If your account is not found or you cannot log in, please contact the Help Desk at 561-297-3999.
  2. Select FAU Self Service
  3. Select Student Services
  4. Select Registration
  5. Select Registration (Add or Drop Classes)
  6. Click on the box that says “Click Here for Registration”
  7. Select Register for Classes
  8. Select the term that you want to register for and click Continue
  9. You can register for classes using the searchable schedule, entering the CRN, or from a registration plan (Plan Ahead)
  10. After searching for classes, select the Add Course button
  11. In the registration summary section, change the Action box to “Wait Listed”
  12. Select Submit at the bottom right

If you receive an email notification to your FAU email that a space is open in the course, you must change the Action box to “Web Registered” and press Submit in order to enroll in the class.

If action is not taken in the allotted time, you will be removed from the waitlist and the space will be held for the next person. To remove yourself from the waitlist, you can either take no action after receiving the waitlist email, or you can remove yourself manually from the registration page through the following steps.

To remove yourself from the waitlist:
  1. Log in to your MyFAU account
  2. Select FAU Self Service
  3. Select Student Services
  4. Select Registration
  5. Select Registration (Add or Drop Classes)
  6. Click on the box that says “Click Here for Registration”
  7. Select Register for Classes
  8. Select the term and click Continue
  9. In the registration summary section, change the Action box to “Web Dropped”
  10. Select Submit at the bottom right

More information about course registration can be found on the FAQ page, and common registration issues and solutions can be found here. You can also watch a tutorial on how to register here.

*Please note: it is important to keep only one browser window open at a time when using Plan Ahead or registering for classes.*

 

 

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Non-Degree and Audit Registration

For information about non-degree registration or auditing a course, please visit our FAQ page.

 Last Modified 3/17/21