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Register for Classes


Students will register using OneStart.

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Before you Register

If you have not previously attended IU South Bend or any other IU campus, you must be admitted to the university before you can register for classes. Please contact the Office of Admissions for application materials and more information.

Review the academic calendar to determine the appropriate time periods for advance, open, and late registration.

Review our policies on auditing a class, the pass/fail grade option, and satisfactory/failing grades.

Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your schedule and degree requirements. Your advisor will help you obtain section authorizations, course approvals, and checklist (hold) clearance, if required.

For advance registration, use OneStart to check the date and time of your registration appointment. This is not an appointment with your advisor, but the first time you may access the registration system for the upcoming semester.

How to Register

OneStart is an online version of IU’s registration system and can be used anywhere you can access the Web. Detailed instructions for using OneStart are available online, or you can call for help at (574) 520-4451.

A few notes about online registration:

OneStart is generally available Monday–Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

You can to access the registration system from the date and time of your registration appointment through the first week of classes.

During the first week of classes, registration and schedule adjustments can be made online.

Online registration and schedule adjustment closes at the end of the first week of classes.

Drop/Add and Late Registration

You can adjust your schedule by dropping or adding courses from the time of your initial registration appointment through the predetermined drop/add and late registration period. Signatures and authorizations may be required depending on how far into the semester the schedule adjust is requested, and a late schedule adjustment fee may be charged.

If a course is dropped, tuition and fees will be refunded on a percentage basis according to the semester refund schedule (see the academic calendar). Students receiving financial aid should contact the Office of Financial Aid before making a schedule adjustment to determine how the change will affect eligibility and payment.

Dropping All Classes

Once classes have begun, you must contact the Office of the Registrar to withdraw from all of your semester classes. Failure to pay your fees or issuing a stop payment through your bank does not constitute an official withdrawal. To receive a full refund, you must officially withdraw by the withdrawal deadline. If you do not officially withdraw, you will be responsible for all fees and will receive failing grades in all registered classes.

If you are eligible for financial aid but do not plan to complete the semester, you must withdraw from your semester classes by the withdrawal deadline. Otherwise your fees will be paid by your financial aid, your enrollment will be validated, and you will receive failing grades in all registered classes.

Password

Your username and password permits access to OneStart. If you forget your password, you must visit the IT Helpdesk in Wiekamp Hall 1245 or the Information Center: Gateway to Excellence in the Administration Building's front lobby (a photo ID is required).

Past-Due Financial Accounts (Holds)

A hold on your account can result from unpaid fees, library fines, parking tickets, and other causes that can prevent you from registering for classes. Please review your holds in OneStart.

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