Policy 210.19

Registration

Originator: University Registrar

Subject: Registration

  1. Purpose
    1. The purpose of the Registration Policy is to outline the registration process for all UMGC students.
  2. Scope
    1. This policy applies to all UMGC students.
    2. UMGC conforms to the Board of Regents Policy III-2.30 Policy on Eligibility to Register, approved on February 22, 1990.
    3. This policy does not cover course Drops and/or Withdrawals. Students who wish to drop or withdraw from one or more courses shall follow the procedures published in  Policy 170.72 Course Drop and Withdrawal.
  3. Policy
    1. Registration
      1. Students may not attend courses for which they have not registered.
      2. Students may not register for courses in which scheduled meeting times overlap in full or in part.
      3. UMGC Stateside Student Registration
        1. UMGC Adelphi students are encouraged to consult their Academic Advisor before registering.
        2. UMGC Adelphi students may register for courses by speaking to an Advisor, in person, by e-mail or online via MyUMGC . MyUMGC is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at MyUMGC. Help with technical issues is available online at the Help Center or by phone at 800-888-UMGC (8682). Registration forms are also available in the printed Schedule of Classes.
        3. UMGC Adelphi students may register for courses offered online, hybrid, or on-site by their home campus. UMGC Adelphi students may not register for on-site or online courses offered overseas as those courses are offered under contracts with the military and intended to serve that population.
      4. UMGC Europe and UMGC Asia Student Registration
        1. UMGC Europe and UMGC Asia students are encouraged to consult their Academic Advisor before registering.
        2. UMGC Europe and UMGC Asia students may register for courses in person or online via MyUMGC .
    2. Students currently attending through UMGC Europe or UMGC Asia are eligible to enroll in the courses offered by their home campus and overseas online courses. They may also register for online courses offered via UMGC Adelphi. Changes in Registration
      1. The student is responsible to initiate all changes of registration. Faculty members do not have the authority or responsibility to increase seat count, or initiate or accept changes in registration or withdrawals.
        1. UMGC Adelphi students may initiate changes in person, by e-mail, or through their student portal and MyUMGC Web registration.
        2. UMGC Europe and UMGC Asia students may request changes by email, Web registration or at their local UMGC field office.
      2. Deadlines and procedures for registration changes are published each term.
  4. Placement Tests
    1. The student is responsible for arranging necessary placement tests and ensuring that the results of the placement test are received prior to the course start date.
    2. UMGC Adelphi undergraduate students may arrange placement exams with the Faculty and Distance Education Services office or through their local Field Representative Offices. Students located near the Largo Student Services Center can either go in person to the Largo Test Center or schedule their placement exam via the Distance Education Services office.
    3. UMGC Europe students may arrange placement exams at their local UMGC Field Office. UMGC Asia students may arrange placement exams with their local Enrollment Specialist Offices or UMGC Computer lab.
  Current Policy Prior Policy
Policy Number 210.13 210.19, 210.21
Date 11/12/12 N/A