Advising and Class Registration: Registration Checklist 

Complete the following before you meet with your Academic Advisor: ​
1.  Please update emergency contact information in myPurdue.
2.  Sign-up for an appointment with your assigned primary faculty advisor.  You may check who your advisor is on the Academic tab in under Academic Profile on the bottom right of the page.
3.  Check MyPurdue on the Academic Tab under Registration Tools for your Registration Status.  If you find a HOLD, take care of it immediately. You will not be able to register, drop or add classes if you are in HOLD status.
4.  Login to myPurduePlan. The Worksheet shows your progress to date. Go to the Plan tab to create or update your plan of study. The plan can be updated every semester; you are not locked into past plans. Take a laptop or tablet with you to your advising appointment to go over your Plan with your advisor. 
5.  Complete Pre-Registration Form, and check pre-requisites/restrictions for each class.
Department of Food Science Pre-Registration Form
If you do not have the required pre-requisites/restrictions for courses outside of the Food Science Department see the instructor for a signature on a form 23. The form should be returned to the main office (NLSN 2203) or the Registrar (HOVD 45) so that the override can be entered. Form 23’s are available at the front desk in the main office.  For Food Science classes see Dr. Kee-Hong Kim or Allison Kingery for a Curriculum Exemption Request Form.​
6. When meeting with your Academic Advisor bring the Pre-Registration Form and a current resume (resume optional for freshman). Login to myPurduePlan to go over your progress, requirements, and updated plan of study. Food Science Undergraduate Advisors
Additional Information: 
  • Make an appointment with Academic Coordinator and Senior Advisor, Allison Kingery,
  • Course offerings will be available through myPurdue approximately 2 weeks before priority registration begins. View the courses you would like to take for the semester. Plan of Study Blank Worksheet  Make sure each course is offered at a time that will not conflict with other classes and that you have the prerequisites or overrides in place.
     1. Social Science and Humanities Electives
     3.  Variable Title Form VT​ 
     4.  ​​Plan of Study Worksheet​
Check MyPurdue Academic tab 'Registration Status' link for your time ticket to register for classes on the 1st day courses are available to view. Select Registration Status on the Academic Tab, select term.  Please note that the first day and time listed is the earliest you can register. Registration is available to you throughout that period.

 Spring 2018 Registration Window
Priority Groups
Monday, October 23, 2017
 -  Saturday, October 28, 2017

Graduate and Professional
Monday, October 23, 2017 -   Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, October 30, 2017 -  Saturday, November 4, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017 -  Saturday, November 11, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017 -     Saturday, November 18, 2017
Current Freshmen
Monday, November 20, 2017 -     Wednesday, November 22, 2017 AND
Monday, November 27, 2017 -
 Wednesday, November 29, 2017
All current degree students,
non-degree, transfer and new fall admits

STAR Dates
Thursday, November 30, 2017 -  
 Monday, January 15, 2018


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