Important Registration Information
Students may begin adding classes starting at midnight on their priority registration date through the 100% add/drop deadline. For classes that do not start at the beginning of the semester, students may add the class up to one week after the class begins. Check the Dates and Deadlines page for more details.
Audit registrations are on a space-available basis. Auditors may be dropped from a class to make room for credit-seeking students. No credit is received for audited courses. Requirements for auditing the course are determined by faculty. Faculty may withdraw students if they fail to comply with the agreed-upon terms.
Students who audit courses are required to meet prerequisites, register and pay the same tuition as those who take the courses for credit. During the first and second weeks of the semester, audit-to-credit requires faculty signature. Audit-to-credit changes are not allowed afer the second week of the semester. During weeks three through 12 of the semester, credit-to-audit changes require faculty signature. Credit-to-audit changes are not allowed after week 12 of the semester.
Audited courses are not included in the computation of study load for full-time or part-time status. In addition, students may not request local credit-by-examination for an audited course until the following academic year.
Students who want to audit a course can choose that option in UAOnline when registering for a course or they may fill out the bottom section on the Add/Drop form before the credit-to-audit deadline and be sure to have the instructor's signature for processing. Check out Dates and Deadlines for more information.
On occasion classes may be cancelled by the University, as well as changing the date and time of classes, or make other revisions in class offerings. Students will be notified through their UAA email accounts. Remember to check it often for updated information.
Students must have approval to take more than 19 credit hours per semester in the fall and spring, orm ore then 15 credits in the summer semester. The Credit Overload form must be returned to the Registrar's Office after obtaining all the required signatures. After the form has been approved and processed, the student will need to register for the course(s) through UAOnline or submit and Add/Drop form the the Registrar's Office.
Directed study courses are permanent catalog courses delivered on an individual basis when the course is not offered during a semester. Directed study courses must have the approval of the department concerned, supervision by a regular or term faculty memeber, and final approval by the dean/director.
In order to drop classes, students need to login to UAOnline, fill out the Add/Drop form OR use the drop feature on the UAA website prior to the established add/drop deadline. Students should drop classes as soon as they know they will not be attending or fees may apply. The last day to drop from courses is posted on the UAA website under Dates and Deadlines.
*Refunds are computed from the date courses are officially dropped, not from the last day of attendance. Students who do not drop before the deadline owe all tuition fees.
An Independent Study is a course consisting of topics or problems chosen by the student with the approval of the department concerned, with supervision by a regular or term faculty member, and with final approval by the dean/director.
Prerequisite and Registration
Some courses require prerequisites to be met in order to register for the course. Students must contact the department to get a prerequisite override. Once the override has been approved, the student must go to UAOnline to register for the course or submit an add/drop form to the Registrar's office by the deadline. Students are not officially registered in the course until the form has been processed by the Registrar's office. Instructors and department staff cannot register students in classes.
Students are given registration priority based on their class standing and credits earned, not including the current term. Priority is given as the following:
A few weeks before initial registration opens each semester, the Registrar's Office publishes a Class Listing schedule. Once you know that date, you may begin to register for classes through UAOnline beginning at 12:00am. Once this day has passed, you can log into UAOnline as often as you want to register through the first week of classes.
Students unable to register in person may have a proxy register for them if they provide the proxy with a signed Registration by Proxy Form. The proxy must follow the policies and Dates and Deadlines for registration. Proxy registration are not accepted without written permission from the student.
Students with a hold on their records will not be allowed to register until the hold is cleared. Students can check UAOnline to see if there are holds on their records. It is the students responsibility to contact the Department that has the hold on their record.
Students register for classes via UAOnline. Students may search for classes using the Class Schedule Search.
This form is generally used to Request an Exception to deadlines for registration or for refund of tuition/fees. Students must follow instruction and submit approprlate supporting documentation with this petition to be considered. Decisions are made soley on supporting documentation provided. All notifications will be made to the student's UAA email account. See form for detail instructions.
Students must fill out the Course Time Conflict form when two classes overrlap on a student's schedule regardless of whether the student or instructor say that the class ends early. BOTH instructor's signatures are required on this form in order for it to be processed.
Students must provide justification for how the time conflict will not impact academic integrity or the form will not be processed. Students are not registered for both courses after this is processed. They must go to UAOnline or submit the Add/Drop form, along with the Course Time Conflict form in order to be registered for courses.
When students register for a course that is offered for variable credit, they will need to select the number of credits in UAOnline when they register for the course or specify it on an add/drop form.
Wait Listing a Class
When a class reaches its maximum enrollment, it is listed as a closed class. Most courses offer a wait list option to allow you to wait for a seat in the class if someone drops.
If you want to be added to the wait list, select "wait list" from the drop down menu on the Registration screen in UAOnline and click submit changes. If a space becomes available in that class and your name is at the top of the wait list, you will receive an auto-generated email sent to your PREFERRED email account. You can find out what your preferred email is by checking UAOnline under the Personal Information Menu. The email will instruct you to register for the class through UAOnline within 48 hours from the time the email is auto-generated.
If you do not register within 48 hours of the auto-generated email being sent, the system will remove you from the wait list, and the next student is given the opportunity to register. You may add yourself back onto the wait list and you will be notified again by email when a space becomes available.
You will not be able to add yourself to the wait list if:
Generally, you can add yourself to a wait list until the class begins. After the class begins, you will need the instructor's permission to enroll. Being on the wait list does not guarantee you a seat in the class.
Withdraw (Dropping all Classes)
After the add/drop deadline, students may still withdraw from classes as long as there is no grade for the course and they withdraw before the withdrawal deadline posted in Dates and Deadlines on the UAA website. Students will be responsible for all fees and tutition if they choose to withdraw from any courses and financial aid could be affected.
If no open sections are available, the student may contact the instructor for permission to add a class. If permission is granted, students may register for the course by using the Add/Drop form with the instructor's signature and submitting it prior to the add/drop deadline for the semester. Students are not officially registered in the class until the form has been processed by the Registrar's office. Instructors and department staff cannot register students in classes.