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Add Component Classes

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Add Component Classes (for Selected Chemistry Classes Only)

This is a tutorial only. No log in is required.

Introduction

A component course is a graded lecture class that includes a required non-graded, zero-unit activity or discussion class. The two components are combined as one course and grade on your CSUN transcript.

When you add either of the two components (i.e., the lecture or discussion), SOLAR automatically enrolls you in the other component.

Sometimes a component course also requires concurrent enrollment in another graded, unit-bearing class for a total of three components. You must enroll separately in the graded, unit-bearing corequisite class, as explained in the Class Notes on SOLAR. An example is CHEM 101/L (i.e., lecture and discussion components plus a lab).


Step 1

Log into myNorthridge at www.csun.edu with your CSUN User ID and Password.

Screen shot of the CSUN Home Page and Portal Login

Step 2

Your myNorthridge Home page displays.

In the My Checklist box, look under Registration for:

  1. Your enrollment appointment
  2. Registration hold alerts if any

    Hold messages display in the Incomplete Tasks section of My Checklist.

Note: "Enroll" links display only during active registration periods.

Click Enroll in a Class.

Screen shot of the myNorthridge Portal page showing appropriate links

Step 3

The Payment Notice displays.

To continue, read and accept the Statement of Financial Responsibility.

To go back, select Student Center from the drop down menu and click the Go Screen shot of the drop down menu GO button. button.

Screen shot of the Statement of Financial Responsibility Payment Notice.

Step 4

The Add Classes page displays the first step, Select Term.

Click the desired Term from the list and click Continue.

Screen shot of the Add Classes page selecting a term.

Step 5

The Select Classes to Add page displays.

  • To look up classes, click Search.
  • Or enter the five-digit Class Number and click Enter.

 

The following also display:

  • Enrollment shopping cart
  • Class schedule
Screen shot showing how to look up classes using Class Search or by entering a five-digit class number.

Step 6

On the Search for Classes page that displays, enter the CHEM 101 search criteria:

  • Select Chemistry from the Course Subject drop down menu.
  • Select the search option "is exactly" from the Course Number drop down menu.
  • Enter the course number 101 in the Course Number box

Click the Search button.

Screen shot showing the selection of a Chemistry 101 class from the Class Search Criteria page drop down menus.

Step 7

The Class Search Results page displays the following component course sections:

  • One CHEM 101 lecture section
  • Two CHEM 101 discussion sections

If you select the lecture, you will later be asked to select the desired discussion component.

If you select a discussion component, you will automatically be enrolled in the lecture.

Click Select Class for discussion section #15102.

Screen shot showing how to select a course from the Class Search drop down menu.

Step 8

The Related Class Sections page displays the discussion component you selected and the lecture section in which you will automatically be enrolled.

Review the meeting days and times. Confirm the class is Open (green circle). Click Next.

Screen shot showing the selection of a Chemistry discussion class and its corresponding Chemistry lecture class.

Step 9

The Enrollment Preferences page displays the CHEM 101 lecture and discussion components selected.

Also on this page:

  • View class status (open or closed).
  • Enter the permission number if department or instructor consent is required.
  • Optional: Change the grading basis to Credit/No Credit. Before changing, check with an advisor or review the grading policy.
  • Review Enrollment Requirements. CHEM 101 has a prerequisite (passing the CPT, the CHEM AP Exam, or CHEM 100 at CSUN) and a corequisite (CHEM 101L).
  • Review Notes. Concurrent enrollment in the lab CHEM 101L is required.

If you meet the enrollment requirements, click Next.

Screen shot of the Enrollment Preferences page showing course requirements and class notes.

Step 10

The component classes have been added to your enrollment shopping cart. IMPORTANT! You are not yet enrolled in the classes.

Now you can add the corequisite lab CHEM 101L. If you miss this step, SOLAR will not process your enrollment request.

Click Search to look up the lab.

Confirming that Chemistry 101 has been added to your shopping cart.

Step 11

On the Search for Classes page:

  • Select Chemistry from the Course Subject drop down menu.
  • Enter 101L in the Course Number field.
  • Click Search.
Screen shot showing the Enrollment Preferences page.

Step 12

The Class Search Results page displays three sections of CHEM 101L.

Click Select Class for the section you want.

Screen shot of Class Search displaying three section of CHEM 101L.

Step 13

The Enrollment Preferences page for CHEM 101L:

  • Check class status (open or closed).
  • Enter the permission number if department or instructor consent is required.
  • Optional: Change the grading basis to Credit/No Credit. Before changing, check with an advisor or review the grading policy.
  • Review Enrollment Requirements.
  • Review Notes.
Screen shot of the Enrollment Preferences page showing the lab course requisites and notes.

Step 14

The Select Classes to Add page again displays the classes in your enrollment shopping cart: CHEM Discussion, Lecture, and Lab.

Important! You are not yet enrolled in the classes.

You may add more classes to your cart. If finished, click Proceed to Step 2 of 3.

Screen shot showing that Chemistry 101L has been added to your enrollment shopping cart.

Step 15

On the Confirm Classes page:

  • Review the classes in your cart.
  • Click Cancel to exit without adding.
  • Click Previous to return to the last screen.
  • Click Finish Enrolling to process your request.
Screen shot showing the Confirm Classes page.

Step 16

The View Results page displays errors or confirms success for your enrollment.

If errors are found:

  1. Read the error message and print the page if you want to discuss it with faculty or staff.
  2. Click the Fix Errors button (displays when errors are found) to search for alternate classes.

If successful:

  1. Read any messages and print the page if you want to discuss it with faculty or staff.
  2. If completed, you may Make a Payment or view My Class Schedule.
  3. To add more classes, click the Add tab.

Check your account balance and payment due dates after adding or otherwise changing your schedule.

Print a copy of your class schedule for your records.

Screen shot showing the View Results page displaying errors or confirms success for your enrollment.

Registration Assistance

If after reviewing this guide you would like further assistance, contact the Chemistry Department at (818) 677-3381 or by e-mail at chemistry@csun.edu.