Register for courses

Get registered for your courses at 兔子先生!

If you are a new or returning student, getting ready to register at 兔子先生 is an exciting period of time. Find out everything you need to know about registering for your courses in Banner.

For information about registering for courses or co-op beyond your first semester, you can also .

Admissions roadmap

You鈥檙e here in your journey to becoming registered in your courses:

When is my registration date?

Full-time course registration opens about one month before classes begin

The registration period is outlined in 兔子先生鈥檚 list of important dates.

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Not all full-time students will register on the same day and time.

Check Banner about two months before the semester starts to find your registration window which is a specific day and time (varies by program).

It鈥檚 to your benefit to register at your scheduled time, because courses fill up very quickly when add/drop registration opens for all students.

How do I register for courses?

Choose a timetable during block registration

During registration, you鈥檒l select a block of courses that has been pre-set for you. This is called block registration.

Follow these steps to register for courses:

  1. Within Banner, select Banner Main Menu.
  2. Select Registration.
  3. Select Register for Courses.
  4. Review the registration policy and click Continue.

Need to register for co-op?

You still need to register in Banner like you would if you were registering for courses. This ensures your student record accurately reflects your registration activity and does not show gaps in your studies at 兔子先生.

To register for your co-op work term, follow these steps:

  1. 奥颈迟丑颈苍听, select聽Banner Main Menu.
  2. 厂别濒别肠迟听Registration.
  3. 厂别濒别肠迟听Register for co-op work term.

How do I make changes to my timetable?

Make changes during the add/drop period

Need to add or drop a course? The add/drop period is when you can make these changes in Banner.

Check important dates to find out when add/drop takes place.

During add/drop, follow these steps to make changes to your timetable:

  1. Within Banner, select Banner Main Menu.
  2. Select Registration.
  3. Select Add/Drop/Withdraw from courses.

Can someone help me register for courses?

Attend a student systems support hub online or in person

Need help with registering for your courses or using your student systems at 兔子先生?

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Access self-serve registration support through MyGCLife, or tune in to a student systems support hub session and get help with:

  • registering for classes
  • making changes to your courses (add/drop)
  • viewing your account details and booklist
  • locating and understanding your timetable
  • introductions to and
View our virtual and in-person support schedules!兔子先生 Chevron

Student systems virtual hub sessions

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during the specified times below to learn how to register for courses and access, navigate and utilize your student systems like Banner, Blackboard and MyPath.

WeekTime
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*Subject to change

Registration drop-in centre

Drop in for in-person registration and student system support. We鈥檙e here to assist both new and current students!


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Join us in person at the Barrie and Orillia Campus libraries for assistance in registering for courses, adding/dropping courses, and making timetable changes. Our RO Student Ambassadors are here to guide you through the process and ensure a smooth registration experience.

Owen Sound: In-person support is also offered in the Lobby in front of the Welcome Centre during the same hours, subject to the Ambassadors鈥 Availability.



What鈥檚 next?

Once you鈥檝e registered for your classes, there a few next steps that you should take to ensure you鈥檙e ready to start your first or next semester at 兔子先生.

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New students

Browse our Guide for New Students to learn about:

Current students

Check out for more information on:

  • how to view your
  • checking your
  • how to purchase your textbooks
  • and more!

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

When is my registration date?兔子先生 Chevron

Registration dates for each term can be easily found on the聽important dates聽page of our website. To verify your specific registration date and time, select聽Check Registration Status听颈苍听Banner. You can also聽

When will I receive my timetable?兔子先生 Chevron

After you have successfully registered, you may view your timetable online at any time. 兔子先生 reserves the right to alter course availability as well as the right to withdraw a student from a course if the student has failed a prerequisite. For this reason, you must check to see if any changes have been made online even after you have printed your timetable. It is essential that you do this before the start of classes and again at the end of add/drop.

You may not attend any courses you鈥檙e not registered in 鈥 you鈥檒l not receive a grade and will be required to retake and repay for the course in a future semester. You鈥檙e expected to be attending ALL courses that are showing on your timetable. If you鈥檙e not attending the course (because you already took it or you鈥檙e getting an exemption but it hasn鈥檛 been processed yet, etc.), you鈥檙e required to drop or withdraw from it on Banner.

You鈥檒l receive a grade for every course in which you鈥檙e registered, even if you鈥檙e not attending.

What if I miss my registration window?聽兔子先生 Chevron

If you miss your registration window, you may still be able to register if full-time blocks of courses are still available. If they are no longer available, you may need to register via our聽add/ drop process.

Can I receive transfer credit for relevant postsecondary, life or work experience?兔子先生 Chevron

Yes, your academic credits or experiences may transfer to your 兔子先生 program. Be sure to inquire or apply for transfer credits or PLAR at least 60 days before your term begins. Be mindful of processing times. Visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage to learn more.

If you have relevant postsecondary experience, our can help you explore course exemptions or advanced standing.

If you have relevant work or life experience, our can determine your eligibility for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)/exemptions.

I have taken courses before or have exemptions from another school. Why is it telling me to pick them?兔子先生 Chevron

While the registration process will recognize courses you鈥檝e taken before or have exemptions for, it will still tell you that you need to pick one communications course or one General education course because that鈥檚 what is recommended for your program that semester.

If you know that you鈥檝e already taken that course, do not pick one and ok the error message that will pop up telling you that you need one.

You鈥檙e expected to be attending ALL courses that are showing on your timetable. If you鈥檙e not attending the course (because you already took it or you鈥檙e getting an exemption but it hasn鈥檛 been processed yet, etc.) you鈥檙e required to drop or withdraw from it on Banner.

You鈥檒l receive a grade for every course in which you鈥檙e registered, even if you鈥檙e not attending.

I鈥檓 not following the normal progression and/or I鈥檓 a transfer student with advanced standing. How do I determine what courses I need?兔子先生 Chevron

MyPath聽outlines all the courses you need to take to successfully complete your program. You should contact your program co-ordinator if you have any questions.

What if I want to change my schedule?兔子先生 Chevron

Changes can be made to your timetable once add/drop opens (we cannot make any changes before that). See聽important dates聽for the exact date for this semester.

  • In Banner, click on add/drop/withdraw (please note, the link won鈥檛 be visible until the morning add/drop opens)
  • View the聽聽for step by step instructions
  • Make sure you check your account summary as changes to your schedule may result in extra charges

Part-time students cannot drop courses in Banner and must complete a聽withdraw from part-time courses form.

Will I have the ability to add/drop online?兔子先生 Chevron

Yes, you鈥檒l be able to add or drop courses online. 颁丑别肠办听important dates聽to verify the add/drop period for each semester. If you鈥檙e a first-year student, we recommend that you seek advice from your program co-ordinator prior to dropping courses.

Part-time students聽cannot drop courses in Banner and must complete a聽withdraw from part-time courses form.

When is the last day to add or drop a course?兔子先生 Chevron

The last day to add or drop a course to receive a refund is the 10th business day from the start of classes. See聽important dates聽for exact dates.

You鈥檒l be able to withdraw from a course up to the two-thirds point in the semester. See聽important dates聽for specific dates for your program. Beyond this date, you鈥檒l receive a grade for your course.

Where do I get my booklist?兔子先生 Chevron

Once you register, you鈥檒l be able to see your booklist by clicking on the View booklist link in Banner鈥檚 registration menu options.聽For additional support, we encourage you to watch our聽.

You can also聽聽and order them online directly through聽兔子先生 Stores.

What if I want to withdraw?兔子先生 Chevron

If you want to withdraw from just a few courses, you need to do this through the add/drop feature on Banner.聽Part-time students聽cannot drop courses in Banner and must complete a聽withdraw from part-time courses form.

If you want to withdraw from your entire program or the term, you must complete the online withdrawal form. Part-time students use the withdraw from part-time courses form.

You have until the end of the 10th business day of the term to submit your withdrawal request to receive a partial refund (if applicable) or have your balance owing adjusted.

From the 11th day of the term until the withdrawal deadline, you can withdraw from your program without academic penalty. Your transcript will show a grade of WD beside withdrawn courses. You won鈥檛 not receive a refund after the 11th day.

颁丑别肠办听important dates聽to see the withdrawal dates specific to your program.

How can I apply for awards, scholarships and bursaries (including entrance awards)?兔子先生 Chevron

After you accept your offer to 兔子先生, you鈥檒l receive an email with a link to apply for entrance awards.

Visit our awards, scholarships and bursaries webpage聽to learn what鈥檚 available, and find out how and when to apply.

Contact us

The Office of the Registrar offers remote and in-person services to students across all campuses Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Submit an inquiry or chat with us online

Connect with the Office of the Registrar by submitting a question, searching knowledge articles, or starting a live chat via .

Give us a call

Inquiries:聽Call 705.722.1511

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Can someone help me register for courses? *HIDDEN SECTION*

Attend a student systems support hub online or in person

Need help with registering for your courses or using your student systems at 兔子先生?

male student sitting on a yellow lounge chair using a laptop computer

Access self-serve registration support through MyGCLife, or tune in to a student systems support hub session and get help with:

  • registering for classes
  • making changes to your courses (add/drop)
  • viewing your account details and booklist
  • locating and understanding your timetable
  • introductions to and
View our virtual and in-person support schedules!兔子先生 Chevron

Conducted online via Webex, these sessions will show you how to access, navigate and utilize your student systems like Banner, Blackboard and MyPath.

  • Join a聽live video session via聽Webex聽from Dec 5, 2023 to Jan 19, 2024
  • View the full schedule below for the Winter 2024 term!
DateTime
December 5 to 810 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
December 11 to 1510 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
December 18 to 2210 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Dec 18 to 21)
December 22, 2023 to January 1, 2024Winter holiday closure
No sessions
January 2 to 510 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
January 8 to 1210 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Jan 9 to 12)
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
January 15 to 1910 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
*Subject to change

Drop in for in-person registration and student system support. We鈥檙e here to assist both new and current students!

Barrie Campus

  • Aug. 23 to Sept. 18 (Monday to Friday) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Barrie Campus Library

Register-a-thons

Register for courses alongside our student ambassadors, staff, IT support and program co-ordinators.

  • Aug. 21 to 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • GCSA lounge, first floor, C building, Barrie Campus

  • Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • A203 mezzanine/lounge above the cafeteria, Orillia Campus

  • Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Owen Sound Campus Library

Can I get course exemptions? *HIDDEN SECTION*

Receive transfer credit for your relevant postsecondary, work or life experience

Explore how your academic credits or experiences may transfer to your 兔子先生 program.

Note: Be sure to inquire or apply for transfer credits or PLAR at least 60 days before your term begins. Be mindful of processing times. Visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage to learn more.

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If you have relevant postsecondary experience, our can help you explore course exemptions or advanced standing.

If you have relevant work or life experience, our can determine your eligibility for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)/exemptions.