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How to Register for Classes

Registration Overview | How to Use the Class Schedule | Using the “GenEd” Course Grid | Other Useful Registration Tools | What You Can Do if the Course You Want Is Full

Registering for classes for the first time can be confusing.

The videos below provide an overview of the registration process and share tips that help you attain the courses and schedule you want.

1. Registration Overview

Watch this video first! It goes over the basics of registering for classes. (9:14 minutes)

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Produced by the University of Illinois Office of Admissions
http://admissions.illinois.edu/tutorial/howtoregister

2. How to Use the Class Schedule

Not every class is offered each semester. Find out how the Class Schedule can help you determine what is available. (2:47 minutes)

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3. Using the “GenEd” Course Grid

Every student must fulfill certain General Education requirements. This video will show you how to use the GenEd grid, which outlines these requirements. (2:45 minutes)

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4. Other Useful Registration Tools

Two other useful tools will help you create a workable class schedule: Schedule at a Glance and campus maps. (2:17 minutes)

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5. What You Can Do if the Course You Want Is Full

Some courses are in high demand. Find out what to do if the one you want is full. (1:45 minutes)

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