Process Repository

Registration Periods

There are three registration periods in the fall, spring and summer terms. What you can do in each period varies.

Registration-by-Appointment

  • By appointment only.
  • Add, drop or swap classes and change the basis of grading using the self-service registration system as soon as your enrollment appointment arrives and thereafter.
  • Wait listing for closed classes is available from the start of registration (fall and spring semesters only) through the end of the first week of classes.
  • Registration to repeat courses previously taken at CSUN is not permitted until Nonrestrictive Registration.

Nonrestrictive Registration

  • No appointment is necessary.
  • Online, self-service registration continues.
  • Wait listing for closed classes continues (fall and spring only). 
  • Repeating courses previously taken at CSUN is permitted as soon as Nonrestrictive Registration begins.

Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment

  • Begins the first weekday of classes.
  • You may continue to add, drop, or swap classes and change the grading basis of a class online using self-service registration.
  • Access to online self-service registration ends at 11:59 pm the fourth Friday of fall or spring classes.
  • Learn more at Late Schedule Changes.

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