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Adding Classes

Policy & Procedures

The process of registration and/or changing an existing schedule depends on the time of its completion.  It may also be affected by the current enrollment status of a particular class (open, closed, waitlisted).

Initial Registration or Adding a Course

  • Through the first week of classes, students may register for any open class for which they are eligible.  Students who have a registration code from their advisor are encouraged to register online whenever possible, however, students may register online, in person, via fax, or e-mail for any open class.  If the course is closed or waitlisted, both the instructor's permission and permission from an authorized college representative (department chair, assistant dean, or dean) are required.
  • Adding a course after the first full week of class.
    Both the instructor's permission and permission from an authorized college representative (department chair, assistant dean, or dean) are required to add a class after it has been in session for a full week. Students may contact their academic advisor for help obtaining proper approval.
  • Registering for any open courses within a late start session.                                
    Students may continue registering for late start courses during the entire first week of the corresponding part of term.  The instructor's permission is not required.  Students who have a registration code from their advisor are encouraged to register online whenever possible, however, students may register online, in person, via fax, or e-mail for any open class for which they are eligible.
  • Pre-requisite and/or repeat course errors. 
    Students must contact their academic advisor to determine whether or not these registration restrictions can be lifted.
  • Even Exchange of Courses. 
    In certain situations students may need to drop an unsuitable course and register for another one with the same number of credits.  Roosevelt University does not charge the student for such an exchange.  Dropping and adding of courses must be completed at the same time and all other relevant registration restrictions and timelines apply.
  • Registration or Change to Registration Involving a GuIDE Course.
    Students may transfer from a GuIDE course to an on-campus course during the first week of the on-campus course with the permission of the instructor of the on-campus course.
  • Registration for Individualized Sections. 
    Individualized sections include thesis courses, dissertation courses, masters projects, independent studies, courses by arrangement, internships, and practicum courses.  Students may register until the term is 60% complete.  Please refer to the Important Dates website for term-specific information.  All signatures indicated on the Individualized Section Registration Form are required.
  • Registration for Continuation of Individualized Sections (zero credit or one credit for the College of Performing Arts' students). 
    Students must submit a regular Course Selection Worksheet. The only required signature is the student's signature.
  • Student Accounts Hold Students who are unable to register due to a Student Accounts hold must contact the office of Student Accounts to resolve the hold.

  • Academic standing and registration Registered students who enter a status of academic suspension will have their registration cancelled.  Students must be in good academic standing or on academic probation to attend classes.