Registration Resources

Whether this is your first semester, your last one, or a returning student you can come here to find your registration and advising resources!

New Student Resources - A site we maintain that highlights the most common questions from students and others.

Academic Advising tools

UMD Catalog (click "Degrees" at top, then "Undergraduate Majors")

  • Course requirements of all majors & minors
  • Sample plans that show one way that you can complete your program in 4 years
  • Academic policies


Liberal Education Program

  • Understanding the categories
  • Printable list of approved courses in each category

APAS (the Academic Progress Audit System)

Schedule Builder

Class Search / MyU Registration Shopping Cart (click "Academics" at left, then "Registration")

Graduation Planner

One Stop "How-to" Guides for enrollment - How to drop/add/swap courses after your initial registration

Guideline Documents

Course Placement for the following areas:

Types of Transfer Credit

  • Advanced Placement Credit Awards (AP)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • International Baccalaureate Credit Awards (IB)
  • Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)
  • Transfer Credit (Reminder: PSEO and CITS credits are considered transfer credits (unless courses were taken through University of Minnesota. Any official transcripts from other schools must be sent directly to UMD Admissions)

Major-specific course resources

Recommended courses grid - Start out with these courses if you want to explore any major within CAHSS!

Two-for-One grid - For each CAHSS major, check out which required courses also fulfill your Liberal Education requirements!

Especially for your first year!

Special sections of UST 1000, Learning in Community

Student Success courses from the Academic Writing & Learning Center 

Orientation online course in Canvas (and all of your Canvas courses!)