Course Registration

It is important to register for courses early to get the best selection. Once you have met with your academic advisor and selected the appropriate course schedule, you will be ready to register. Registration opens the first week of March for summer and fall semesters and the first week of November for the spring semester.

Registration holds

If you have a registration hold, you may not be able to register until the hold is removed by the initiating office. Registration holds may result from:

How to register for classes

See our instructional videos on how to register for classes, or follow the instructions below.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


  • Students register for courses via Student Planner.
  • If you need assistance to log in, please contact the IT Helpdesk via the ACTS website, via phone at 203‑576‑3300 or via email at .
    • Undergraduate students must first meet with their academic advisor and seek permission to register online. The academic advisor must enable online registration for each student.
  • Registration through Student Planner

Following registration, please review the accuracy of the class locations, times, and dates to ensure that you have registered for the correct sections.

If there are any errors, check the error message. Some errors, such as scheduling two courses at the same time can be resolved by dropping one course. However, some errors cannot be resolved online and require assistance from your academic advisor, such as:

  • Prerequisite errors
  • Special permission courses
  • Exceeding maximum credits

After you have registered

  • Pay tuition and fees by the due date. A copy of your class schedule and estimate of tuition and fees can be obtained from Student Financial Services Account and Payments.
  • Attend classes beginning the first day of instruction. Note: you may be dropped if you do not attend the first class meeting without prior approval from the instructor.
  • Pick up your course materials from the Bookstore.