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Summer & Fall 2016

» Steps to Register for Summer & Fall 2016 Registration

Log-in to to access the Student-Center

Check for HOLDS posted in your Student-Center that may prevent registration

  • Click here to learn more about clearing Business Office Holds

  • To clear a Missing Official Transcripts Hold, submit official transcripts from transfer institutions to the Registrar's Office.

Meet with Program Advisors and Academic Advising

  • Make an appointment to meet with your Program Advisor to review your MAJOR degree requirements.

  • Undergraduates may meet with advisors at the Academic Advising Center to review non-major degree requirements, including General Education requirements and academic policies.

Build your Class Schedule before Registration

  • Search the Class Schedule for classes in the Student-Center, using Class Search.

  • Build your preferred class schedule with Shopping Cart in Student-Center, and validate your choices.

  • Validating your preferred class schedule allows you to review and resolve any potential conflicts or restrictions before your registration assignment. Your preferred class sections that are in Waitlists can also be validated.
  • To learn how to validate, see items #10 and 11 of the General Student Center Reference guide in the Training for Student Center website at

Register for Classes

  • On or after your registration assignment, enroll the classes in your Shopping Cart.

  • To request override on section requirements or restrictions for which you do not qualify, submit signatures of approval on registration forms at the Registrar's Office

  • Students still on waitlists at the start of the term may petition for approval from the instructor or department chair to be enrolled in closed or waitlisted classes.

  • Learn about the SWAP option when waitlisted in alternative sections in your class schedule from Registration Waitlist FAQ

Registration Deadlines

  • Check the Academic Calendar for Registration deadlines. To register after the deadlines, a petition form and a $20 petition fee will be required?.

+ - Registration to Individual Study, Internships, Research, Travel and Study Abroad

+ - How Are Registration Dates Assigned?

  • Freshmen register after Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores. Registration through, allows seats to be reserved for specific populations of students and most departments have reserved seats for Freshmen in the 100 and 200 level classes.

  • Registration assignments are based on students' completed credits. Transcripts submitted for transfer credits received after the deadline (see Registration Timeline for dates), will not be used to adjust registration assignment dates and times, except for transcripts processed by the Center for Global Education for Study Abroad credits.

  • Waitlist processing in If you are at the top of the waitlist for a class, and a seat becomes available, you will be automatically enrolled in the class, provided that you do not have any holds that would prevent your registration and that the meeting days and times of the class do not conflict with any other classes in which you are enrolled. You will receive an email notification of your enrollment in the waitlisted class, so check your Chapman University email regularly. To learn more, see Registration Waitlist FAQs

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  • Login using your current Chapman username and password to

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