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How to Register 
Office
Hours   
Tuition Payment Options 
Registration Restriction Forms 
Dropping a course 
Drop/Withdraw Academic Policy
Financial Aid
Class Attendance Policies
Holds
Term Dates

How to Register
Visiting Students: Participants who are taking a class for credit but are not admitted as degree seeking through Concordia are registered as "visiting students." There are no academic requirements for registration. 

Visiting students may register for courses and will receive registration help through the Registrar's office by completing and submitting a visiting student's form.
In approximately five days after form submission, students will be given a network ID and password and directions on how to go into
CSP Connect to look up courses and enroll.
Visiting students may
search for Continuing Studies classes on the School of Continuing Studies website.
Visiting s
tudents are also required to make an online
tuition payment.

Looking up classes on CSP Connect:
Visiting students who have recievd their network I.D.  can access CSP connect and look up and register for courses on the "Grades and Registration" tab.
Here is  how to look up classes and register on CSP Connect

Using Blackboard:

Concordia uses Blackboard as the learning management system for online classes.
For information on participating as an online student please click here.

Admitted students
who have received their network I.D. register on CSP Connect
Here is information on how to look up classes and register on CSP Connect Concordia uses Blackboard as the learning management system for online classes. For information on participating as an online student please click here. Current students who have questions concerning course selection or the registration process should contact their academic advisors.The academic advisor's contact information may be found on the Advising and Students Resources tab on your CSP Connect pages.

COURSE SCHEDULING:
The School of Continuing Studies courses are scheduled within Concordia terms which are divided in two parts of terms, each being seven weeks in duration.

School of Continuing Studies office hours are:
Monday - Thursday 8:30AM - 4:30PM (or by appointment)
Friday 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Saturdays (when classes are scheduled) 8:30AM -12:30PM

DROP/ADD POLICY FOR COHORT AND SCS STUDENTS
Every student has the first five days (before the sixth day) from the start of each part of term to drop a class.
After that period each student has until the end of the fifth week (before the beginning of the sixth week) of that part of term to withdraw from a course and receive a W grade.
After the fifth week of that part of term the student will receive a letter grade for a course.

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Registration Restriction forms are required for:
Late adds - after term class registration date
Drop after the term drop date
Drop or Withdraw after the term withdraw date
Registration Restriction forms should be initiated by students working with their academic advisors to create and process.
REGISTRATION RESTRICTION
FORMS are found on CSP connect under the "Grades and Registration" tab


UNIVERSITY WITHDRAW/LEAVE OF ABSENSE
forms are required:
Stopping studies for a term or more
If dropping the last or only course in a term
UNIVERSITY WITHDRAW/LEAVE OF ABSENSE
forms are initiated by students working with their academic advisors to process
UNIVERSITY WITHDRAW FORMS are found on CSP connect under the "Grades and Registration" tab

Course Cancellation Policy
Concordia reserves the right to cancel courses due to low enrollment. Cancelations will be determined 30 days prior to the term start date. At this time students will receive an email or phone cancellation announcement for the registrar. Students will have access to their online courses 14 days prior to class start date.

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Financial Aid
To be eligible for financial aid you must be officially admitted to a degree program at Concordia University effective for the semester you request aid. Non-admitted students are not eligible for financial aid. It is important to apply and enroll early.  The Financial aid office may not release aid for any credits after that date. Many aid programs require half-time registration (6 credits or more). If you reduce credits between the time you receive aid and the end of the semester, you may need to repay part or all of your aid. 

To apply for financial aid, visit the Financial Aid web site.  You will need to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit the Concordia financial aid application. If student is selected for verification by the federal processor information may be requested including your federal tax return.

HOLDS
Students on financial or academic holds will not be allowed to register for the next term. If they are already pre-registered for a term and have an outstanding balance from the previous term they will be dropped from their classes and Bb access will be disabled.

Financial Aid Hold: If you have a financial hold please contact your financial aid counselor. You can find your financial aid counselor contact information on your CSP connect "Financial Aid and Billing" tab.
Academic Hold: If you have a academic hold please contact your academic advisor. You can find your advisor contact information on your CSP connect "Advising and Student Resource" tab.

Tuition Payment Option: Credit card payments may be made online. MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards are accepted through this link:Online Payments

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Attendance Policies: To earn a grade for a class students must attend the course at the scheduled time (whether in-class or online chats and discussion boards) and complete all coursework as outlined in the syllabus.

Calendar term dates for 2013-14:
FALL 

Cohort/SCS First Half Term Begins: September 9

Last Day to Add is Sept 8
Last day to Drop (without record) first half term course: September 14  (100% Refund)

Last Day to Withdraw (receive "W" grade) first half term course: October 14

Cohort/SCS Second Half Term Begins: October 28

Last Day to Add is Oct 27
Last Day to Drop (without record) second half term course: November 1 (100% Refund)
Last Day to Withdraw (receive "W" grade) second half term course: December 13
cohort/SCS  Second Half Term End Date: December 20

Spring 
Cohort/SCS First Half Term Begins: January 14

Last Day to Add is January 13
Last Day to Drop (without record) first half term course: January 20  (100% Refund)

Last Day to Withdraw (receive "W" grade) first half term course: February 17 

Cohort/SCS Second Half Term Begins: March 3
Last Day to Add March 2
Last Day to Drop (without record) second half term course: March 8

Last Day to Withdraw (receive "W" grade) second half term course: April 18

Cohort/SCS  Second Half Term End Date - April 25