How to register for classes

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How to register for classes

  1. 1. If you’re starting from the Richland College home page look for the purple ribbon at the top of the page. Click “Online Tools”
  2. 2. A menu will drop down with new options. Click the eConnect button
  3. 3. In the eConnect Main Menu click on the red Current Credit Student Menu.
  4. 4. Open Login screen and proceed with instructions.
  5. 5. If you can’t Log In then an advisor will try to help you Reset your Password. If you still can’t register, you’ll find classes, plan your schedule and complete a registration Form today. Note: all students can plan a schedule online. Log in using your student ID number and password that you created from your admissions letter instructions.
  6. 6. Once you’ve Logged In click on Find Classes & Register/Add. The first step in the registration process is to plan your schedule. If you’re unable to Log In then click: Find Credit Classes. Once you know the classes you want to take, complete the Registration Form. Instructions for completing the Registration Form are on page 14 of this Presentation.
  7. 7. You’re now in the “Find Classes & Register” screen. There are several “drop-down” menus click to see a list of what to select. Select the appropriate Term, Select Richland College, If you aren’t sure of the classes you need to take, an advisor will be able to help you. Select Course name i.e. ENGL for English. All classes are listed in alphabetical order in the Drop- down menu. You can see the list of choices when you click the arrow. Click SUBMIT Select Course number (#) Please note that you don’t need a number in the Sect # column but you do have to know the Course # (number) to search for classes.
  8. 8. Check the box to add the class you want to your plan. Descriptions for a class are written BELOW the class. Click Submit to complete adding classes to your plan. You can add 20 classes to your plan Open classes are listed in alphabetical order M =Monday T =Tuesday W =Wednesday R =Thursday F =Friday Click here for Textbook prices and information
  9. 9. Very important, please pay close attention to the notes UNDER the class. This note, “This is NOT a lecture class,” means you’ll teach yourself Algebra from a workbook or computer. If you need a teacher to explain problems to you please choose a LECTURE classes. “Comp” means teaching is from a computer program. Students are all working on different math classes at different skill levels at computers. Please fully read all information below the class. “Lect” means a teacher will lecture and answer your questions. “Lab” means teaching is from a workbook and computers. They are large classes in VERY large classrooms. Students are all working on different math classes at different skill levels. Instructors don’t give lectures and don’t have time to answer questions in Lab classes. Monday, Wednesday, Friday is listed; you must attend class all three days. When Tuesday, Thursday is listed, you must attend both days.
  10. 10. M W is listed here; you must attend both of those class days. Very important, pay close attention to the notes UNDER the class. The note, “Online Classroom Flex Term,” means this class is much shorter than a usual 16 week class. The above class begins in August and finishes in September! The class has meetings on M and W and more classwork online. Very important, the notes below the class describe an On-Campus orientation on Saturday that is mandatory. When you register for a class you must be aware of any orientations and you must attend them. The below class is an example of an online developmental math class. Academic advising strongly recommends that first year students avoid online classes. Online classes demand much higher reading abilities and sophisticated, disciplined study skills. The below class is an example of an online first year English class. Online classes demand much higher reading and writing abilities and very disciplined study skills. Academic advising strongly recommends that first time students avoid online classes. The below class is also a short flex term class.
  11. 11. Thunder Duck planned his schedule. But hasn’t registered each class yet. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to find the button, “Register, Drop, Remove.” This class is a very large class, 120 students. Be aware of class size in this column.
  12. 12. The student chose Register from the drop-down menu Now click Register/Drop/Remove
  13. 13. These classes are registered now. To print your receipt scroll to the bottom click Continue Take a look at this column to see the last day to drop without a grade. It means if you drop before this date the W won’t be counted against you by Financial Aid or recorded on your transcript.
  14. 14. Write your student ID, name, number, and semester and year. Write the SEMESTER in this column, an example is FA, Spr, or Sum. Write course name in the COURSE column; an example is BIOL for Biology. Write course number in the NUMBER column; an example is 1408. SECTION numbers go in this column; an example is 81002. Circle the days and write the time frame for each class, remember if it has a lab the class takes more time, at least an hour longer per week! Students MUST sign their form and submit it to an advisor to register the class. FA BIOL 1408 81002 9:40-12:30 FA EDUC 1300 81003 8:00-08:55 1234567You must use a blue or black pen! Duck, Thunder T Thunder Duck 6 /10 /13 Fall 2013
  15. 15. Are the classes registered at the right college? Richland section numbers begin with 8 and Richland rooms begin as RL and in this case Medina hall room M205. Financial Aid students need to know this: if you expect Financial Aid to pay your tuition, then your Current Balance Due here should be 0.00. If the Financial Aid process is incomplete then students need to set up a payment plan by the Due Date to stay registered. (Loans are not paid until after Certification Date.) If you haven’t set up a payment plan by the payment due date you run the risk of being dropped from your classes.
  16. 16. • You can pay online with a credit or debit card. • You can also set up a payment plan online with a debit or credit card. • If paying with check or cash you need to set this up with the Business Office in Thunderduck Hall. • Payment plans can also be set up with cash or a check with the Business Office in Thunderduck Hall. • If for some reason you are not able to pay for your classes or set up a payment plan by the payment due date, it is your responsibility to check to insure you have been dropped from your classes. • If you are dropped for lack of payment, you should receive an email from Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) informing you that your classes were deregistered for lack of payment. • If you do not receive this email it is your responsibility to insure your classes have been dropped to prevent grades of “F” from being issued for those classes.

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