How to Prepare for Registration
Here are some tools to help students prepare for Registration:
Several weeks prior to registration, students are strongly encouraged to login to BannerWeb to view any holds that may exist on their student account that prohibit registration. This will allow students the opportunity to resolve their holds and allow them to register for the upcoming semester. If a student does have a hold on their record, they should contact the department that issued the hold to begin the resolution process.
In addition, most students are required to meet with their advisor before they register. (There are some exceptions to this; contact your advisor or the One Stop Center to ask if you are required to have an advisor’s authorization to register.)
Students in the College of Engineering (with the exception of Mechanical Engineering) must then obtain an Alternate PIN (ALT PIN) from their advisor. This ALT PIN is the academic advisor’s electronic signature that authorizes the student to register. The student uses the ALT PIN when conducting registration through BannerWeb when prompted. The One Stop Center is NOT authorized to give out ALT PINS - only their advisor is able to do so.
For students in the College of Architecture, the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Management, and Mechanical Engineering, the ALT PIN is not required.
A note on registering for classes with prerequisites: Students are responsible for successfully completing prerequisites listed in the University Catalog or in the Banner Online Catalog for all courses in which they are registered. In those exceptional circumstances where a prerequisite may be waived, the student must contact the Department that is offering the course. If they approve the student to take the course they will electronically enter an override and the student can register normally via BannerWeb. If a Prerequisite is waived, it is for one semester only and does not exempt the student from taking the waived prerequisite in the future.