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Before you register

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  1. Select the course you want.
    Check the Schedule of Classes or the open class list. You can search for classes that meet your criteria at LancerPoint, online student services.
  2. Pick a list of alternate sections and/or courses to be used if the ones you want are closed.
  3. Jot down the course information:
    • 4 digit CRN
    • course title
    • days
    • hours of the class
    • number of units
  4. Check for prerequisites.
    The current College Catalog or Schedule of Classes will indicate if any of the courses you select have a prerequisite. You will not be able to register for any course which has a prerequisite until it is verified that you have met the prerequisite. If you have met the prerequisite by taking a course(s) at Pasadena City College after Fall 1981, or you took the placement test for an English, math or ESL course, the computer will verify the prerequisite for you automaticaly. If you have met a course prerequisite some other way, such as by a course at another college, AP or CLEP test, you must clear the prerequisite before registering.
    1. Prerequisites may be cleared in Advising, L-103D, or by mailing or faxing the
      Acrobat PDF document. Acrobat Reader required.Prerequisite Clearance cover sheet with appropriate documentation attached.
    2. If you believe you have the skills or ability to succeed in the course because of personal or work experience, you MUST file a
      Acrobat PDF document. Acrobat Reader required.Prerequisite Challenge Form in Advising, L-103D. Please see the Challenge Form itself for more specific information.
  5. Choose meeting times for your classes and write the class codes. Have your ALTERNATE class choices and their code numbers handy in case the times you want are unavailable.
  6. Resolve any financial holds well in advance of your priority registration time, other types of holds, and residency problems which may delay your registration.
  7. Check list of open/closed classes. Before registering, check the posted schedule and the list of closed classes for up-to-date information and make any necessary changes.
  8. Have the funds to pay for your classes. THE PAYMENT FOR ANY APPLICABLE CHARGES (tuition, enrollment fee, semester parking permit, or insurance). 
  9. Add your name to the class waiting list. If you have no alternate for a closed class, or if your alternate is also closed, you may be able to add your name to the class waiting list (if space on the list is available), or you may register for other classes. You must attend the first class meeting.
  10. Make changes. Once you have registered, you may make changes to your program during add/drop periods. See the additional online registration instructions and academic calendar for add/drop periods.
  11. Admission to the college does not guarantee space in any class. Your enrollment is subject to space availability.

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