Instructions for Registering on the Web
Dropping Classes on the Web
Undergraduate / Graduate Students
Summer at-Large Students
1. On the Chicago State University home page, www.csu.edu, click on CSU X- PRESS.
2. Click on Enter Secure area. Scroll down. In the User ID field type your University ID number (UID) and in the PAC field type in your date of birth (mmddyy), then click Login. (If you have registered on the web before, enter the PAC you created or click on Forgot PAC to reset your PAC.)
3. Click on Student Services and Financial Aid, then click on Registration.
4. Click on Term Selection and select correct term i.e., Spring 2008. Click Submit.
5. Click on Add/Drop Classes. You will be prompted to enter an Alternate Pin. Type in the six digit Registration Advising Pin (RAP) number you were given by your advisor.
6. Scroll down, type in one five digit course reference number (CRN) in each box for each course in which you wish to enroll. After you have typed a CRN for each course, click, on “Submit Changes.”
7. Your courses will appear. Check to see if the subjects, course numbers and sections are correct. If any of the classes you submitted CRNs for do not appear, scroll down for error messages. (Correct time conflicts or closed classes by typing in another section of the course.) (Depending upon the error message, you may have to go back to your advisor for an override.) Click Submit Changes again. Check again to make sure all information is correct and there are no error messages. If no errors, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Complete Your Registration.” Scroll down to view your charges. Print this page for your records. (If there are no charges on the page, you did not register successfully. Go back to Add/Drop Classes and try again.) Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Detail Schedule” and print this page for your records also.
8. If you are paying by Master Card, Visa, Discover or check, you can click on “Online Payment” to pay your bill, or call the Cashier’s Office at (773) 995-2029 to pay by phone.
9. If you are a financial aid recipient, or if you have a scholarship or some other form of tuition waiver, you must obtain a waiver from the Financial Office in the Cook Administration Building, room 207, and take the waiver to the Cashier’s Window, Cook Administration Building, room 211 to validate (get a receipt) for your registration.
10. If you plan to pay with cash, your payment must be received in the Cashier’s Office before the deadline date noted on the web or published in the Class Schedule Bulletin.
Follow instructions 1-5 for Registering on the Web. On the Add/Drop Classes page, click on the arrow under Action next to the course you wish to drop. (The word NONE will be next to the arrow.) Click on Drop Web. Do this for each course you wish to drop. If you wish to add a class to replace the class, type in the five digit Course Reference Number (CRN) of the course you wish to add in one of the boxes at the bottom of the screen and click on Submit Changes. Scroll down and check for error messages. If you have selected and/or dropped courses and have no error messages, click on Complete your Registration at the bottom of the page.
Note: You will not be allowed to drop your last class on the web. If you have not validated your classes (received a business receipt), please call the Registrar’s Office at (773) 995-2517 to have your last class dropped. If you have validated your classes, you must submit a drop/withdrawal form signed by all appropriate parties to the Registrar’s Office, ADM-128.
Currently enrolled students who have been accepted as candidates for the Bachelor’s/Graduate degree: use your Summer 2008 RAP (registration advising pin) given to you during your advisement session to use the CSU X-Press web registration.
If you have never attended Chicago State University and you are seeking a degree, you must be admitted: Undergraduates (ADM 200), Graduates (NAL 234). After you have been admitted, you must be advised. Your advisor will give you your Summer 2008 RAP (registration advising pin) to use the CSU X-Press web registration system.
Undergraduates who have not attended since the Summer 2006 and who were in good standing their last term must file an application for readmission with the Registrar’s office (ADM 128). Undergraduates must submit transcripts covering all college courses completed since withdrawal.
Master’s degree candidates, in good academic standing, who have not exceeded the time limit to complete the degree and who have not registered since the Summer 2006, must file an application for readmission with the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (NAL 234) and obtain reentry approval from the academic department supervising the degree program. Graduate students who have exceeded the time limit for completing the degree must petition the Council of Graduate and Professional Studies at CSU for reentry into their program. The Council of Graduate and Professional Studies (NAL 234) normally meets the second Tuesday of each month.
Undergraduate students who were dropped from the University, or who were not in good academic standing at the time of withdrawal, should submit to the Office of Admissions an Academic Petition form and an application for Admission. Students seeking reinstatement must submit transcripts covering all college courses completed since withdrawal. The Letter of Acceptance issued by the Director of Admissions will serve as authorization to register. Summer 2008 deadline: May 1.
You must be advised after you have received authorization by either the Registrar’s office or the Admission’s office. Your advisor will give you your Summer 2008 RAP (registration advising pin) to use the CSU X-Press registration system.
A student who has not been admitted to degree status at CSU may enroll for summer session courses on a non-degree basis as a Summer At-Large student. To enroll for summer session courses, complete the one-page application form in back of this bulletin. Undergraduates must submit the application to the Undergraduate Admissions Office (ADM 200, 773.995.2513) and present evidence of good academic standing at the current or last attended college or university. Evidence of good standing can be supplied by having the Summer At-Large student application form validated by a college or university official or by presenting a current transcript or grade report to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. The Registrar’s office (ADM 128) will provide registration information including the Summer 2008 RAP (registration advising pin) to use with the CSU X-Press web registration system.
Summer Graduate-At-Large students must complete the one-page application in back of this bulletin and submit the application with proof of a Bachelor’s degree to the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (NAL 234, 773.995.2404). The Graduate School Office will provide registration information including the summer RAP (registration advising pin) to use with the CSU X-Press web registration system.
If transcripts ($5.00 per copy) for CSU summer session coursework are required for home institutions, students must submit a request in the Registrar’s Office, ADM 128, or on the Registrar’s web page, www.csu.edu/recordsandregistration , ($7.25 per copy) for them to be sent.
All degree seeking students are REQUIRED to be advised prior to their registration. Advisors will give the RAP (registration advising pin) to a student after the advisement session.
Summer At-Large undergraduate students (USUM) do not need advisement and their RAP (registration advising pin) will be issued by the Registrar’s office. Master’s degree candidates and graduate certificate students must be advised by the department supervising the program to which they have been admitted. RAP (registration advising pin) numbers are distributed by graduate advisors.
Graduate At - Large Students (GSAL, GSUM) must obtain their RAP (registration advising pin) numbers or course approval from the School of Graduate & Professional Studies (NAL 234) prior to attempting to register. However, special permission is required for at-large students to enroll in any 400 level or higher graduate course. Students registering via the web must obtain academic departmental approval prior to attempting to register for these or any other restricted course.
Students should note that the time for advisement is not at registration. To speed up your registration, please have your schedule prepared with alternative courses to take if certain courses are closed.
Student Registration Responsibility
It is the responsibility of each student to enter the proper course reference number on all registration transactions. A student should only register for advised courses. Abuse of the web registration system will result in the inability to use the system in the future.
You are responsible for obtaining a business receipt from the cashier by the published payment due dates, even if your account is being paid through a grant, scholarship, loan or another party. If an admitted student presents unofficial transcripts as a basis for advising, the student is responsible for any consequences related to course selection, registration and academic progress based upon the unofficial transcripts.
Students with financial or certain academic holds may not register until a release is processed by the department that initiated the hold. Clear your hold(s) before your scheduled registration date.
Registration day and time are determined by your classification code.
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Web Registration / CSU X-PRESS
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
You must be advised and use your Summer RAP (registration advising pin) to Web register.
|Registration Dates|| |
|March 30 - May 7||Advance summer 2008 web registration|
|May 11 - May 28||Web registration for classes starting the week of June 2 or later|
|May 30 - June 5||Web registration continues for classes starting the week of July 7|
|June 30 - July 2||Web registration continues for classes starting the week of July 7|
|July 4 - July 8||Web registration continues for classes starting the week of July 7|
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