Registration activities for new and continuing students, including eligibility for registration and assignment of registration appointments, are managed by the Records and Registration office. Students may register for classes on the web using CI Records via myCI. A list of compatible web browsers for CI Records is available at the Certified Web Browsers web page.

Who to Contact for Admissions / Registration Questions

For admission questions including ELM/EPT testing and for those who are conditionally exempt, please call (805) 437-8520.

For registration questions including pre-requisites, co-requisites, enrollment errors, and enrolling in learning communities, please call (805) 437-8500 or email records.registration@csuci.edu.

For Early Start questions, please review the webpage for the most up to date information, including the scores needed for each level of math: http://www.csuci.edu/earlystart/.

Registration Calendar

Fall 2015 Registration Calendar
April 20-23, 2015Continuing student registration begins by appointment
June 15, 2015New Transfer student registration begins
July 6, 2015New Freshman student registration begins
August 24 through September 11, 2015Add classes using permission numbers. Students may drop classes via CI Records without special permission.
September 14-18, 2015Add or drop a class via Change of Program form (instructor and chair signatures required).**
September 21 through November 13, 2015Adding classes is not permitted. Drops allowed for serious and compelling reasons only.**
November 16 through December 14, 2015Full term withdrawals for serious and compelling reasons beyond a student’s control only.**

**See the Schedule of Classes and Change of Program Table for full details.

Spring 2016 Registration Calendar
November 30 – December 3, 2015Continuing student registration begins by appointment
December 21, 2015New Transfer student registration begins
January 25 – February 12, 2016Add classes using permission numbers. Students may drop classes via CI Records without special permission.
February 15 – 19, 2016Add or drop a class via Change of Program form (instructor and chair signatures required).**
February 22 – April 22, 2016Adding classes is not permitted. Drops allowed for serious and compelling reasons only.**
April 25 – May 20, 2016Full term withdrawals for serious and compelling reasons beyond a student’s control only.**

**See the Schedule of Classes and Change of Program Table for full details.

Enrollment Appointment Distribution

Enrollment Appointments for continuing students are assigned by class level and descending number of units earned. Example: A Junior with 88 earned units may receive an appointment on 12/1 in the morning while a Junior with 62 earned units may receive an appointment on 12/1 in the afternoon or evening. Priority appointments are given to the following populations: Accommodations, AB 194, Veterans, Presidential Scholars, and EOPR/First Generation LI.

Spring 2016 Continuing Student Enrollment Appointment Distribution
DateRange of Start TimesStudent Population
Nov. 30, 20158:00AMPriority registration
Nov. 30, 20159:00AM-TBDGraduates, Postbaccalaureates, and Seniors
Dec. 1, 20158:00AM-TBDJuniors
Dec. 2, 20158:00AM-TBDSophomores
Dec. 3, 20158:00AM-TBDFreshmen
Dec. 4, 2015All DayOpen / Unscheduled

Students may enroll and adjust their schedules beginning at their Enrollment Appointment until January 24, 2016 at 11:59PM.  Late registration and the Add/Drop period begins January 25, 2016.

Registration Guides, Tools and Tutorials

Registration

The links below will show you how to register for your classes in CI Records. You may read a step-by-step guide or watch video tutorials on adding, dropping and swapping classes.

How to Enroll (PDF, 572KB)

Frequently Asked Questions: Adding Classes via Permission Numbers (PDF, 235KB)

Shopping Cart Validation (PDF, 227KB)

View our Registration video tutorials page.

Schedule Planner

The Schedule Planner is an online tool located in CI Records. It will allow you to enter courses and generate every possible schedule combination, choose a schedule, and import the schedule directly into your CI Records Shopping Cart.

Schedule Planner (PDF, 1.6M)

To learn more, please refer to our Schedule Planner video tutorials page.

Pre-requisites, Enrollment Limits and Time Conflicts

Pre-requisite Checking

Some classes have pre-requisites which will prevent you from enrolling in the class if you do not meet specific requirements. You may check to see if you have met the pre-requisites by using Shopping Cart Validation before your enrollment appointment. Click on the links below for more information on pre-requisite checking:

Pre-requisite Checking Information

Shopping Cart Validation (PDF, 227KB)

Enrollment Limits

Undergraduate students in good academic standing may enroll in up to 18 units. Students who wish to enroll in more than 18 units must obtain approval from the chair or faculty advisor in the student’s declared major, or by an academic advisor if undeclared. Undergraduate students on academic probation may enroll in up to 13 units. Students on academic probation who wish to enroll in more than 13 units are required to have an academic advisor’s written approval.

Additional Unit Authorization (PDF, 255KB)
Academic Probation FAQ's (PDF, 28.5KB)

Time Conflict

If you are attempting to enroll in two courses that conflict in time, you will need to obtain authorization from both instructors and submit a Class Time Conflict form to the Enrollment Center for processing along with a Change of Program (Add/Drop) form. You will not be able to enroll via CI Records via myCI for this type of request.

Time Conflict (PDF, 25KB)
Change of Program (Add/Drop) form (PDF, 797KB)

Records & Registration

Enrollment Center, Sage Hall, Room 1020
Phone: (805) 437-8500
TDD: (805) 437-3331
Fax: (805) 437-8509
Email: records.registration@csuci.edu

Resources

How to Enroll (PDF, 572KB)
Change of Program (PDF, 797KB)
Time Conflict (PDF, 25KB)
Additional Unit Authorization (PDF, 255KB)
Pre-requisite Information
Repeats, Withdrawal and Incomplete Policy FAQ