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					Registration Tutorial, Office of the Regisrar                                                                                                                     Page 1 of 23


INTRODUCTION

This tutorial covers...

            Tips for getting started in the registration process.
            Information on helpful registration resources.
            Common registration messages.

             Remember to contact your Advisor or the Office of the Registrar for further help in the registration
             process.

CONTENTS



Getting Started ............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

Change of Address ....................................................................................................................................................................... 6

Insurance and Optional Charges Page ....................................................................................................................................... 10

Time Schedule Page ................................................................................................................................................................... 13

Schedule Finder Page................................................................................................................................................................. 18

Common Registration Messages ............................................................................................................................................... 22

Learning More ........................................................................................................................................................................... 23




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GETTING STARTED

To access Registration pages through MyUW navigate to https://myuw.washington.edu from your web
browser.




Enter your NetID credentials.




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On the MyUW MyFront page you can select the Registration link from two different areas. Select the
Registration link using the Quick Links menu.




Or select the Registration link within the Academics tab under the Registration content box.




Selecting the link opens the Registration page in a new window.


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The Registration page contains links to many useful resources to prepare you for registration such as the Course
Catalog and Tips for Closed Classes. Utilize these resources as you complete the registration process




Some registration periods overlap, so begin by making sure the correct registration quarter has been selected.




Note: You cannot register before your Advising and Orientation Session Date as a new freshmen or new
undergraduate transfer student.




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If your registration period has not yet begun, select the Academic Calendar link on the Registration page or
MyUW page to view important dates




Before registering for the quarter, you must review the Change of Address and Insurance/Optional Charges
pages.




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CHANGE OF ADDRESS

The Change of Address page allows you to verify and change several addresses. If needed change your Directory
Release settings.




Mailings will be sent to either your local or permanent address.




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Check the Address usage for mailings settings, as your U-Pass (bus pass) and other important documents will be
mailed according to the address locations indicated here.




Review your Emergency Contact information.




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Review your Parent Address.




You may sign up to receive UW Alert crisis notifications via your cell phone and other text-capable devices.




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Select the Submit address change button after making any modifications to the address page.

A confirmation of your updates displays.




Proceed to the Insurance/Optional Charges page after making any changes.




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INSURANCE AND OPTIONAL CHARGES PAGE

The Insurance/Optional Charges page allows you to select student insurance and optional charges.




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In the Insurance Plan area choose the appropriate health insurance plan or select no insurance.




Indicate whether you wish to contribute toward the Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) or
Affordable Tuition Now (ATN). You may also indicate your membership with the Washington Student
Association (WSA), and Associated Students of Washington (ASUW).




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After selecting the appropriate radio buttons, select the Submit button at the bottom of the page.




A confirmation of your updates displays.




Proceed to the Registration page after making your changes.




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TIME SCHEDULE PAGE

Use the Time Schedule to determine what courses are being offered this quarter.




Selecting the Time Schedule link opens a second window or tab.




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Scroll through the various departmental curricula, if you know what school or college the curriculum is in, you
may jump to that curriculum using the index at the beginning of the curriculum list.




Select an index link to view departmental course offerings.




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Courses offered by the departments are displayed along with their meeting days, times and other pertinent
information.

By selecting the five digit SLN displayed in the Time Schedule, you can see additional detailed information about
that specific course section that will be useful when registering.




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After you have located the course you are interested in the time schedule listings copy and paste the SLN from
the Time Schedule page to the Registration page




You may update your schedule after each course SLN entered, or submit them all at once.




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Remember: if the course has both a primary (lecture) and secondary (lab, quiz, etc.) section you MUST enter
both SLNs and submit them as part of the same transaction.

Select Update Schedule after entering your selections.




You may encounter an error message if you have not met all the registration requirements, or prerequisites for
one or more of the courses requested. View the Status column for details.




Some restrictions vary from course to course and section to section.




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SCHEDULE FINDER PAGE

Use Schedule Finder to find open sections that fit with time constraints you choose.




Schedule Finder is designed to create a schedule by searching through the multiple combinations of open
primary (lectures) and secondary (labs, quizzes, etc.) course sections, and returns up to ten combinations.




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Enter the curriculum abbreviation and course number for the courses you would like to take. If you have
already identified a specific section or if there is only one section of a course, enter that section designation,
otherwise leave this field blank.

Choose a Beginning and End time if needed and select Find Schedules.




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Schedule Finder displays a list of results that meet your criteria and displays any important notifications related
to your search. Scroll through list of schedules until you find the best schedule.




Select Register for this schedule when you have made your selection.




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Return to the Registration page to view the results.

The Registration page displays your confirmation or any errors/restrictions that prevented your registration.

 If a prerequisite or registration restriction prevents you from registering for it, remove the SLN of the course
that is creating the error, and resubmit using the Update Schedule button.

An Add Code may be used to override these restrictions. Contact the offering department regarding access and
overload policies.




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COMMON REGISTRATION MESSAGES

Depending on the course restrictions you might encounter these common messages.

       Section closed
       Primary and Secondary sections
       Prerequisite needed
       Restricted section

Check with your department, advisor, or view the course catalog information for additional information on any
course restrictions.




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LEARNING MORE

Registering for courses at the University of Washington is one of many Web-based services available to students
on MyUW. Registration is quick and easy to do, but good planning before you register is essential.

To assure a smooth registration process, please review the various links available from this page:
http://www.washington.edu/students/reg/regelig.html

 If after reviewing this information you still have questions, please email the Registration Office at
registra@u.washington.edu , or call (206) 543-8580, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and a staff
member will gladly assist you.




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