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Registrar Services Location

North Foundation Hall, Room 160
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3450
Text: (248) 368-7944
regservices@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you need an appointment outside of our regular office hours, please contact us.

We are committed to ensuring you're able to access our website. For assistance with technical resources, contact OU's Student Technology Center.

Registrar Services Location

North Foundation Hall, Room 160
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3450
Text: (248) 368-7944
regservices@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you need an appointment outside of our regular office hours, please contact us.

We are committed to ensuring you're able to access our website. For assistance with technical resources, contact OU's Student Technology Center.

Office of the Registrar

O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Fax: (248) 370-2586

Frequently Asked Questions

All of your technical questions or issues regarding registration are addressed on this page. If you still have problems or need any assistance, please contact regservices@oakland.edu or (248) 370-3450.

How do I login to Registration?
How do I check my registration status?
  • In Registration, click Prepare for Registration
  • Select the term you wish to check
  • Click Continue
  • Your student status, academic standing, holds, and time ticket will be displayed
  • If any of these items will prevent registration, they will be indicated by a red exclamation point
  • If all items have a green check mark, you are eligible to register
How do I register for classes?
  • In Registration, click Register for Classes
  • Select the term you wish to register for
  • Click Continue
  • Enter your search criteria
  • Click Search
  • All the courses that match your criteria will be displayed
  • Click Add for the course you want to register for
  • The course will be displayed in your schedule
  • Click the Summary tab
  • The course will be listed as Pending
  • Click Submit to attempt to register for the course
  • If unsuccessful, the reasons why will be displayed in the notification center in the upper right of the screen
  • If successful, the course will be listed as Registered in the Summary tab
How do I conditional add/drop?
  • In Registration, click Register for Classes
  • Select the term you wish to swap for
  • Click Continue
  • Search for and add the course you wish to swap for
  • Click the Summary tab
  • For the course which you wish to drop, select Web Drop from the Action dropdown list
  • Check the Conditional Add and Drop box
  • Click Submit
  • If unsuccessful, the reasons why will be displayed in the notification center in the upper right of the screen. You will not be dropped from the original course
  • If successful, the swapped course will be listed as Registered in the Summary tab. The original course will be listed as Deleted
How do I waitlist for a class?

Please note: This is only available if the class you are registering for is closed and has a waitlist

  • Click Add for the course you want to register for
  • The course will be displayed in your schedule
  • Click the Summary tab
  • The course will be listed as Pending
  • In the Action column change Web Register to Waitlist
  • Click Submit
  • If successful, the course will be listed as Waitlisted in the Summary tab
How do I register for a closed class?

Please note: You may only register for a closed class if you have already been approved and an override was provided in the system.  Classes cannot exceed room capacity, so not all classes can allow this override.

  • Go to Enter CRNs tab
  • Type in CRN.  If you have multiple CRNs, click Add Another CRN.
  • Click Add to Summary
  • Click the Summary tab
  • The course will be listed as Pending
  • Click Submit to attempt to register for the course
  • If unsuccessful, the reasons why will be displayed in the notification center in the upper right of the screen
  • If successful, the course will be listed as Registered in the Summary tab
How do I change class credit hours?
  • Go Schedule and Options tab
  • In Hours column, click the credit hours (it will be underlined)
  • From the drop down box, select the credit hours to change to
  • Click Submit
How do I register for linked sections?
  • Click View Linked
  • Review linked component and determine the one you want to register for
  • Click Add all (both the lecture and lab with be added)
  • Click Submit
  • If unsuccessful, the reasons why will be displayed in the notification center in the upper right of the screen
  • If successful, the course will be listed as Registered in the Summary tab
How do I register for a corequisite?
  • To review if a class has a corequisite requirement, click the title of the class
  • On the left hand side, click Corequisites
  • First, add the class you are viewing to your Summary. 
  • Click Search Again to search for the corequisite class. 
  • Add the corequisite  class to your Summary 
  • Click Submit
  • If unsuccessful, the reasons why will be displayed in the notification center in the upper right of the screen
  • If successful, the course will be listed as Registered in the Summary tab
How do I search for classes?
  • In Registration, click Search Classes
  • Select the term you wish to search
  • Click Continue
  • Enter your search criteria
  • You can search for one or more subjects
  • You can search by the course number
  • You can search for a keyword
  • You can search using the advanced options, such as day of the week, time, campus, instructor, and more
  • When all of your criteria has been entered, click Search
  • All of the courses that match your criteria will be displayed
  • Click on the course name to see more information about the course
How do I drop a class?
  • In Registration, click Register for Classes
  • Select the term you wish to drop from
  • Click Continue
  • Click the Summary tab
  • For the course which you wish to drop, select Web Drop from the Action dropdown list
  • Click Submit
  • The course will be listed as Deleted
How do I get a copy of my schedule?
  • In Registration, click Register for Classes
  • Select the term you wish to get a copy of your schedule
  • Click Continue
  • Click on the Schedule and Options tab
  • Click on the Email icon to send a copy to yourself or someone else
  • Click on the Print icon to print a paper copy
How do I make a plan?
  • In Registration, click Plan Ahead
  • Select the term you wish to plan for
  • Click Continue
  • Click Add a New Plan
  • Search for and add any courses or sections to your plan
  • When finished, click Save Plan
  • You can create up to four plans
How do I register from my plan?

Please note: Registration needs to be available in order to register.  You may create a plan when the schedule is viewable but registration will not be available.

  • In Registration, click Register for Classes
  • Select the term you wish to register for
  • Click Continue
  • Click the Plans tab
  • Click Add next to any sections you wish to register for
  • In the Summary tab, click Submit to attempt to register