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Spring 2015 Web Registration Information

Spring 2015 Web Registration Begins Tuesday, December 2.

-Check your Web Advisor account to view your assigned registration day and start time.

-Spring course offerings and descriptions are available on Web Advisor through the ‘Search for Sections’ link.

-Additionally, the 2014-15 Course Catalog (with descriptions) is available here.

Check out these instructional YouTube videos prior to your registration time:
-How to Search for Sections
-How to Add Preferred Sections
-How to Register for Courses
-How to Drop Courses

Spring 2015 Important Registration Dates:

December 2, 3, 4         Seniors & Graduate students register (6:30pm-9:30pm)
(Tues-Thurs.)
December 6 (Sat.)        Juniors register (8:00am-12:30pm)
December 6 (Sat.)        Sophomores register (1:30pm-5:00pm)
January 14 & 15            Freshmen register for Liberal Arts (6:30pm-9:30pm)
(Weds. & Thurs.)
February 6 (Fri.)           Spring online registration ends
February 12 (Thurs.)    First day of spring semester classes
February 12 (Thurs.)    Add/drop period begins
February 19 (Thurs.)    Add/Drop period ends for spring courses

Wintersession 2015 Registration Information

Students are required to enroll in at least one Wintersession course.

Wintersession online Registration begins on Saturday, November 1 – November 6.  Your assigned start time was emailed to your risd.edu email.

Course offerings and course descriptions are available on WebAdvisor through the ‘Search for Sections’ link.  Additionally, click here for a course offering pdf to reference with all the wintersession courses and their course descriptions.

Wintersession policy information is available in the current 2014/15 Course Announcement (pages 16 to 19) along with wintersession courses offered (at the time of publication) and their course descriptions.  Search for (WINTER) or for /WINTER or WINTER/ for a listing of wintersession courses.

Wintersession Travel Course Registration is available from October 14 – October 29. Click here for more information on how to register for a travel class.

Registering for a second class. Web Advisor allows registration for only one class at the time of initial registration. After all students have had a chance to register for one class, the system will open up and allow selection of a second class depending on availability (spaces are limited). A second registration lottery  assignment will be emailed on Friday, Nov. 7.  Registration for a second class will be held on Saturday, November 8 (based on the newly appointed registration times).

Check out the Instructional YouTube videos on registration:
-How to Search for Sections
-How to Add Preferred Sections
-How to Register for Courses
-How to Drop Courses

See the scheduling grid to better visualize the pattern of how wintersession courses are typically scheduled (and gain a better understanding of the days of the week they typically meet).