Course Schedule Policies

Registration Dates: Spring 2019 (January 14 – May 3)

Student Classification Previous Hours Earned Registration Dates Registration Times
Graduate Any Amount Wednesday, November 7 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office
Teaching Licensure Any Amount Wednesday, November 7 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office
Seniors 90 + hours earned Wednesday, November 7 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office
Juniors 60 – 89 hours earned Friday, November 9 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office
Sophomores 30-59 hours earned Monday, November 12 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office
Freshmen and Non-Degree Students 0-29 hours earned Wednesday, November 14 and following 7 a.m. online* or
7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office

*Online registration can be used beginning at 7 a.m. on the first registration day. Online registration is available 24 hours a day, but it closes at 5 p.m. on the Friday of the first week of the semester for 16-week courses.

The registration deadline for unregistered, undergraduate students is Wednesday, January 9th, 2018 BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Registration

If you are currently enrolled at USF, you may register each semester on the dates specified in the Course Schedule online using My Cougar Connection or in person in the Registrar’s Office.

Online Registration

A student must have a network login (username and password) to use online registration. Please use the following steps:

  1. Review the Course Schedule located in My Cougar Connection. The schedule is subject to change. Changes are updated daily on online schedule.
  2. Make an appointment with your advisor. If you do not know who your advisor is, contact the Registrar’s Office or your academic department. Your advisor’s name should be listed in My Cougar Connection. Your advisor will:
    • Help you determine the courses for which you need to register.
    • Complete and sign a paper registration form with you.
    • Grant registration clearance.
  3. Select the desired courses and make sure they are a program requirement or elective in your major.
  4. The first day you can register is listed in the chart above. The number of credit hours earned in previous semesters determines the day you can first register. You can register at 7 a.m. on the first day and 24 hours a day after that until the day before the semester starts. Online registration closes the Friday of the first week of the semester at 5 p.m.
  5. You can begin the online registration process by visiting the Course Search in My Cougar Connection.
  6. If you want to register online but need assistance, visit the Vann Library Help Desk in JPII during normal business hours or contact Brittany Krieg at 260.399.8061 or bkrieg@sf.edu Also, feel free to come see us in room JPII 207.

New Graduate Students

If you are registering at USF for the first time, contact the program director in the academic department of your major before registering for courses.

In-Person Registration

To register in person, you must have your completed registration form signed by your advisor.

  1. Review the Course Schedule located in My Cougar Connection. The schedule is subject to change. Changes are updated daily on the My Cougar Connection schedule.
  2. Make an appointment with your advisor. If you do not know who your advisor is, contact the Registrar’s Office or your academic department. Your advisor will:
    • Help you determine the courses for which you need to register.
    • Fill out and sign a paper registration form with you.
    • Grant registration clearance.
  3. Select the desired courses and make sure they are a program requirement or elective in your major.
  4. The first day you can register is listed in the chart above. The number of credit hours earned in previous semesters determines the day you can first register. You can register in person at the Registrar’s Office during normal business hours. Special permission is required to register after the start of the semester.

Calendar

Check the course listings to determine the exact start times and dates for each course. Some courses have start and end dates that are different than the campus calendar. Some web-based courses have occasional classroom meetings or tests. The drop/add period deadline varies by course format type.

Spring Semester 2019 Dates
Classes Begin Monday, January 14
Drop/Add Deadline for 16 Week courses Friday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no on-ground classes) Monday, January 21
Mid-Semester Friday, March 8
Spring Break (no classes) Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15
Easter Vacation (no classes) Beginning at 5:00PM on Thursday, April 18 – Sunday, April 21
Final Exams Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3
Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 4

During the spring semester, courses are scheduled within the following sub-terms:

Sub-Term Start Date End Date Drop/Add Deadline
FULL 16-WEEK 01/14/2019 05/03/2019 01/18/2019
1st 5 WEEKS 01/14/2019 02/15/2019 01/15/2019
2nd 5 WEEKS 02/18/2019 03/22/2019 02/19/2019
3rd 5 WEEKS 03/25/2019 04/26/2019 03/26/2019
1st 8 WEEKS 01/14/2019 03/08/2019 01/15/2019
2nd 8 WEEKS 03/11/2019 05/03/2019 03/12/2019

Registration Information

  • Registration will not be permitted until all holds are cleared. The current Hold Policy can be found in the USF Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Registration changes that result in an adjustment to the student’s account record will be made according to the Refund Policy published by the university.
  • Registration forms can be obtained from a student’s advisor or the Registrar’s Office.
  • New students must complete the admission process before registering.

Payment Procedures

Session Payment due in the Business Office no later than: Date by which students with an account balance not covered by released financial aid will be assessed a late payment fee of $50
Spring 2019 January 4, 2019 January 7, 2019

 

The abbreviations used in the course schedule refer to the following:

Course Suffixes

A = Hybrid                 B = Web Based           I = Independent Study                       L = Lab

Hybrid courses are conducted mostly online but also meet occasionally on campus at designated times during the semester.

Web based courses are conducted exclusively online.

Web assisted courses combine traditional classroom instruction and online learning.

Computer assisted courses are traditional courses complimented by some computer use.

Day Codes

M         Monday           T          Tuesday           W        Wednesday     R         Thursday

F          Friday              S          Saturday          U         Sunday

Disclosures

In its employment practices, selection of students, and administration of all programs, the University of Saint Francis maintains a policy of nondiscrimination regarding age, race, creed, gender, disability, or national origin.

The University of Saint Francis reserves the right to cancel classes if enrollment is below the minimum number of students.

Textbooks

A link to textbook information is available on the internet Course Schedule at My Cougar Connection