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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Registering for Classes

Office of the Registrar
Mitchell Building
, 301-314-8240
www.testudo.umd.edu

To attend classes at the University of Maryland, College Park, it is necessary to process an official registration. Specific registration dates and instructions are printed in the Registration Guide and on the MyUM website, www.my.umd.edu .

Newly admitted students are invited, and strongly encouraged, to attend an orientation session (see chapter 3 for Orientation information). Advising and course registration are part of the orientation process. All newly admitted students must meet with an advisor prior to registration. Likewise, newly admitted freshmen and transfer students are required to provide proof of immunization for measles, rubella, mumps and tetanus/diphtheria. Additionally, Maryland law requires residence hall students to either provide proof of vaccination against meningococcal disease or seek an exemption from this requirement.

Registration Process: Currently enrolled undergraduate students are invited to early registration by appointment. Students can register at, or anytime after, their assigned registration appointment date and time. Registration appointments for the Fall semester begin in April, and appointments for the Spring semester begin in late October. Registration can be processed on the MyUM web site ( www.my.umd.edu ) or in person. Open registration follows early registration, and continues up to the first day of classes. During this time, students may process an original registration or make schedule adjustments. The schedule adjustment period begins on the first day of classes. All registration transactions, either on-line or in person, are final unless a student processes a cancellation of registration.

Registration information for Summer Term, Winter Term, Freshmen Connection, and Professional Programs may be found at www.oes.umd.edu .

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