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Academic Advising Requirments For Fall 2014 Registration 

All undergraduate students will be required to receive academic advisement prior to registration. Academic advisement will be provided by the student’s faculty advisor.  An academic advisement hold will be placed on the student’s account until they have met with their advisor. Students can access their first major advisor information by logging into their KeanWISE account and clicking on the link to Search Office Hours by Faculty/Advisor Name. (This link will only provide you with your first major advisor information only)

Students admitted into the following programs (EOC, EPIC, Passport, and Spanish-Speaking) will have an additional hold placed on their account. Students in these special admit programs are required to contact their respective program for removal of this hold prior to registration.

Students with a second major or content area will have a second major advisement hold placed on their account until they have met with their second advisor. Students can access their second advisor information by visiting the Academic Listing.
 
Approved Petition Required 

If the course a student is trying to register for states “Approved Petition Required”, the student must contact that academic department to receive a Granted Petition for the course. The academic department* of said course will either enter the petition in the computer system (which will allow the student to register on KeanWISE) or provide the student with written permission to come into the Office of the Registrar or Center for Academic Success (CAS) One Stop to register in-person (along with photo identification) for the course.

*When speaking with the academic department representative, student must specify for which section he or she wants to register. If the specific section number is not entered in the computer system, or on the written permission, student will be unable to register for the course until this information is correctly entered.

Independent Study 

Students looking to register for an Independent Study course must obtain an “Independent Study Contract” from the academic department in which he or she will be completing the independent study.  After the contract is approved and completed, students must bring the form (along with photo identification) to either the Office of the Registrar or CAS One Stop for in-person registration of the course.
For graduate level independent studies (ID 5700 and ID 5701), please click here.

Registering For A Closed Course 

If the course a student wants to register for is closed, the student must contact the respective academic department* to inquire about the rules for that course, as well as information on how to obtain a course overload for that specific course and section.

*If a Course Overload is granted, the student should specify for which section he or she wants to register. If the specific section number is not entered in the computer system, or on the written permission, student will be unable to register for the course until this information is correctly entered.

Registering For A Declared Students Only Course 

Students registering for a course that is restricted to “Declared Students Only” must be official declared in his or her major by the Chairperson of the Academic Department in order to be eligible to register for that course. Students must obtain a “Change of Major Form” from either the Registrar Homepage or the Office of the Registrar. After receipt of this document, students must meet with the Chairperson of his or her academic department to obtain the Chairperson’s signature. After the form is approved and completed, students must bring the form to the Office of the Registrar for processing. Processing of this document can take 3-5 business days.
 
Registering For More Than 18 Credits During Fall/Spring Semester

 
Students must obtain a “Registration Petition Form” from either the Registrar Homepage or from the Office of the Registrar. After receipt of this form, students must go to the Academic Dean’s Office. Students must see his or her Dean/Assistant to the Dean in order to get approval (amount of credits said student is allowed to register for and Dean/Assistant to the Dean’s signature on the form). After the signature is obtained, students must bring the form (along with photo identification) to either the Office of the Registrar or CAS One Stop for processing.

Registering For More Than 6 Credits During Summer Sessions 

Students must come in to the Office of the Registrar at time of registration with photo identification. Written registration permission of 7-9 credits is issued by either the University Registrar or the Office Manager for the Registrar Office. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.  Students who want to take 12 credits during summer sessions must obtain a “Registration Petition Form” from either the Registrar Homepage or the Office of the Registrar, and take this form to his or her Academic Dean’s Office. The Dean or Assistant to the Dean will then approve the amount of credits said student is allowed to register for and sign the form. After signature is obtained, students must bring the form (along with photo identification) to either the Office of the Registrar or CAS One Stop for processing.

Registering For Time-Conflict In Courses 

Students must obtain a “Registration Petition Form” from either the Registrar Homepage or the Office of the Registrar. After receipt of this form, students must get the signature of each chairperson for the respective course he or she wants to register for. After both signatures are obtained, students must bring the form (along with photo identification) to either the Office of the Registrar or CAS One Stop for processing.*

*Example: Student wants to register for both a Chemistry course and English course that conflict in time. On the form, under “Time Conflict”, enter CHEM 1083 02 and obtain the Chemistry chairperson’s signature. For the English course, enter ENG 2043 04 and obtain the English Chairperson’s signature on the designated line provided.

Undergraduate Students Registering For Graduate Level Course(s)

All undergraduate students looking to register for a graduate level course must seek approval from the Nathan Weiss Graduate College Office of Graduate Student Services to obtain written permission prior to registration.  After receipt of written permission, students must bring the form (along with photo identification) to either the Office of the Registrar or CAS One Stop for processing.

Unemployment Tutiton Waiver 

Please read and follow all requirements for the tuition waiver. If you fail to comply with the requirements, you will be responsible for all charges. Students are only eligible to register for classes on the last day of add/drop on a space available basis. If you are a matriculated student, you will be required to use financial aid to cover program cost. Non-matriculated students will be required to pay from personal resources. All students (matriculated and non-matriculated) seeking to participate in the tuition waiver program must file a free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) prior to seeking eligibility. The student must be making academic progress towards a degree and cannot be in default of a student loan to participate in the program. The UPJTF must be signed and dated by the department of labor, division of workforce of New Jersey no sooner than 30 days prior to the start of the semester/term. Students must submit their tuition waiver within five (5) days of their registration. Students must complete all credits paid under the tuition waivers in order for the waiver to take effect. If any course is dropped, the waiver will not be valid and the student will owe the tuition and fees.

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