Registration Holds

Registration holds will prevent a student from adding classes to their schedule. They can be found in Banner under Student Menu > Academic Records Menu > Student Profile > Holds (listed at top right of page). All holds must be removed to register and it is the student’s responsibility to pursue the successful resolution of these holds.

Common holds

Registration Permissions

Some courses may require permission, or an override, for you to register. See if a course has any such restrictions by viewing the “course details” listed in the Time Schedule. The department or instructor of the course can enter these overrides in Banner.

To view your current (already granted) permissions :

  • Go to Banner > Student Menu > Registration and Schedules Menu > Class Registration and Planning > Prepare for Registration. On this page you will be able to view any overrides that have been entered for you and also any holds you may have (as listed above).
Create Future Schedule in Banner

The “Plan Ahead” feature in Banner allows you to create potential schedules for future terms. The feature is available each quarter for which the Time Schedule is published. To start a plan:

  • Click Plan Ahead in the Registration Menu.
  • Select one of the available terms.
  • Click Create a New Plan to begin.

You’ll be directed to a basic search page. There, you can use the basic search to find classes by one or more criteria. You can also utilize the “Advanced Search” feature by clicking that link just to the right of the “search” button.

  • Once you’ve entered criteria in one or more fields, click Search.
  • Not all courses are offered every term, so you will want to click View Section in the far right column of the course(s) you are interested in. You will be able to see each section that is offered for the term you are searching.
  • When you find a section to add to your plan, click Add. Repeat this process to find additional courses by clicking on the Catalog Search Results back arrow in the upper-left side of the search results block, and then the Search Again green button.
  • Once you’ve added all the sections to your plan that you wish, click Save Plan in the lower right-hand corner. You’ll be prompted to name the plan.
  • Created plans can then be used to register for classes.

When you return to the Plan Ahead page in the future, you will see your saved plan(s), and you can choose to edit those or create a new one. Plans can be viewed by you and by your advisors (faculty advisor and academic counselor).

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