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Pre-Registration Advising and Course Registration

Because the engineering curriculum is structured, and courses are not offered every semester, it is extremely important to meet with your advisor during the registration period to discuss your progress.  After meeting with your advisor to select courses, register for them using SPIRE during your assigned enrollment appointment time.  Your enrollment time can be found on your SPIRE Student Center page.

Registration Advising and Paperwork

Dates and procedures differ in each Engineering department.  See your major’s (or your intended major if Pr-Engin) department-specific web page for how to prepare, what to bring, and when/how advising meetings will occur:

Please remember to bring all required materials (specified in links above) to your advising meeting. Before your advising meeting review your Academic Requirements Report (instructions here) and check your SPIRE Student Center page to confirm your assigned advisor. If you do not have an advisor, or need additional advising materials, check in the Office of Student Affairs, Marston 126.

SPIRE Tutorials

If You Miss Your Advising Session:

It is extremely important to follow the advising procedures set up in your department. If you do not attend your designated advising session, a HOLD will be placed on your SPIRE account.  You will be unable to register for classes and/or make changes to your schedule, until the HOLD is lifted. HOLDs will be lifted at the time and discretion of your departmental Chief Undergraduate Advisor.

Departmental Chief Undergraduate Advisors: 

The Chief Undergraduate Advisors/Undergraduate Program Directors are listed here.

I am a PR-Engin.  How do I get into my engineering major? 

Each engineering department has their own specific criteria for admission.  See Admission to the Engineering Major.

Questions?  Call or stop by the Office of Student Affairs, 126 Marston Hall, 413-545-2035.