New Student Advisement & Course Registration
Welcome new students, from the Academic Advising Office. Congratulations on your admission to SUNY Plattsburgh. As a new student we know that one of your first questions is, “How do I get registered for my courses?” We are committed to ensuring you have a full schedule to start the semester right.
Getting Registered For Classes
First Year Students & Transfers
New students who paid deposits in late July and August are advised by the chair of their department or director of their special program. Use the list below and contact your department chair to create a schedule and register for classes.
Adjusting Your Schedule
Wherever possible, it is advisable to consult with your department chair prior to adjusting your schedule. New students who need to make final course adjustments or need to speak with college staff and academic departments about their schedules may attend the final Virtual Course Registration session on Sunday August 23 at 9:30 a.m.
New Student (Domestic & International) Virtual Course Registration Session — August 23, 9:30 a.m.
- Here is the Zoom link to the open group session; join using your computer or laptop.
- Session starts 9:30 a.m. promptly. Includes welcome, brief registration instructions, and ample time to make schedule changes.
- Academic department representatives and other college staff will be on hand to assist with student questions.
Prepare for Virtual Registration Session
The Virtual Registration Session requires working knowledge of your degree requirements and our online registration system. Prior to the session, please view the following tutorials on YouTube:
- Degree Works Audit Reports
- Banner Registration Basics 2020
- Advanced Banner 2020: Smart Registration and Troubleshooting Errors
How Classes Will Be Taught This Fall
We are committed to providing a high quality education while protecting the health and safety of students, faculty and staff. Course delivery this fall is being offered remotely, face-to-face and via hybrid (combination of remote and face-to-face) types of instruction. These modalities are described on the Academic Affairs COVID-19 Information page.