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OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

Registration Information

Auditing Classes

Students who wish to audit a course may register during the first week of classes, see the Academic Calendar for specific dates. Students cannot change to audit status after the end of the drop/add period. An auditor is one who wishes to take a class without receiving credit or a grade for a course. Auditors may obtain an audit registration form from the Office of the Registrar on any campus. Auditors must

  1. Complete the Drop/Add Registration Form.

  2. Receive permission from the instructor via the web. If a paper Drop/Add is completed, instructor's signature and college stamp is required.

  3. Take the form to the Office of the Registrar for processing and pay course fees to the Controller's Office via MyFAU or US Postal Service.

All auditors must be in compliance with the (State University System (SUS) Measles/Rubella immunization policy and residency requirements)
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Closed course

All courses have a limit on the number of students who can enroll. Popular or required courses often close early in the registration process. If you attempt to register for a class that has reached maximum enrollment, MyFAU Self-Service will present the option to place yourself on the course waitlist.   (see Wait List for more detail)

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Course overload

Any undergraduate student who wishes to register for more than 18 credit/semester hours must see their college advisor for approval. College must stamp/sign "OK for Overload".
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New Student Registration

Newly admitted Undergraduate, Graduate, or Second Baccalaureate students
who do not have a registration hold - April 8, 2013 (Monday) starting at 12:01AM

  • Register for Orientation online

  • Complete your Online Advising Registration selection (OARS)

  • Register online using Self-Service

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Non-Degree Registration

  • Non-degree registration is for students not interested in pursuing an FAU degree at this time such as taking courses for enrichment, for certification, to transfer to another university, applied too late for the upcoming term, and for applicants with no admission decision. Coursework for credit will appear on an FAU transcript.

  • Credits earned by a Non-degree seeking student may subsequently be applied to a degree seeking program. Up to 9 credits may be transferred. If the credits exceed 9 credits, approval from the college in which the student has enrolled must be obtained.

  • ** Non-degree students must comply with state immunization and residency policies. An application plus a non-refundable/non-transferable $30.00 fee is required to enroll in this category.

  • ** Graduate courses in the College of Business are not available for non-degree registrants. Non-degree students who wish to register for graduate courses in Psychology must obtain permission of the instructor plus a college stamp.

  • All students regardless of class or classification are required to adhere to all stated prerequisites. Check with the department, or the University Catalog for more information.

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Registration Dates

Check the Registration Schedule to see when you are eligible to register
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Wait List

If a class has reached its maximum enrollment limit, you may choose to add your name to the waitlist. If a space opens up in the class, you will be notified via email of the opportunity to register for this class.

  • If you attempted to register for a class that has reached its maximum enrollment limit, MyFAU Self-Service will present you with the option to place yourself on the waitlist.

  • Just click on the Action box and choose "Wait Listed" then click on the Submit Changes button.

Wait List notification

If a space opens up in a class for you while you are waitlisted, you will be notified by email only to your FAU email account.

Steps to add a wait list course

1. Go to https://myfau.fau.edu
2. Log in to MyFAU, click on FAU Self Service
3. Go to Student Services, Registration - Add/Drop Classes
4. Select Term and click on Submit
5. Select "Web Registered" in the Action box for this CRN
6. Click the "Submit Changes" button

Steps to drop a wait list course

1. Go to https://myfau.fau.edu
2. Log in to MyFAU, click on FAU Self Service
3. Go to Student Services, Registration - Add/Drop Classes
4. Select Term and click on Submit
5. Select "Web Dropped" in the Action box for this CRN
6. Click the "Submit Changes" button
Or
If no action is taken, after your time has expired you will be dropped and the seat will then be offered to the next student on the waitlist.