Preparing for Registration

  • Determine your registration time
    • Log into Webster using your BU Net ID and password
    • Click the “Register, Add & Drop” tab at the top
    • Click on the semester in which you need to register
    • A message in red text will appear displaying your registration date & time
    • Note: Registration times are determined by the number of credits you earned prior to the current semester (including transfer credits) and alphabetically by your last name. View the entire registration schedule at the Schedule of Classes website and clicking “Course Registration
  • Determine your eligibility for registration
    • Log into Webster using your BU Net ID and password
    • Click the “Your Holds” tab at the top
    • If you see any holds listed, follow-up with the contact information provided to learn how to remove the hold(s)
    • Note: a departmental advising hold or a new transfer advising hold should be removed at the conclusion of your advising appointment. If you have had your advising appointment but this hold remains, contact your advisor to ask to have the hold removed
  • Make sure you have met with your academic advisor to discuss course offerings
  • If you and/or your advisor determine you need a prerequisite override(s) for a class or classes you are attempting to register for please make sure your advisor contacts the major department office to request the prerequisite override. If the course you are attempting to register for is outside of your major department please have your advisor contact that department office to request a prerequisite override for that particular course(s). 
  • Use Schedule Builder to create multiple possible class schedules
  • If special circumstances affect your course registration, visit the Schedule of Classes website and click “Course Registration” to review different policies