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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
regservices@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Feel free to phone, email, instant message or web conference us during our office hours.

Registrar Services Location

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

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Feel free to phone, email, instant message or web conference us during our office hours.

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