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Enrollment Planning

We want your time as a Jayhawk to be as seamless as possible!

Enrolling in Classes

Enrolling in classes is one of the most exciting steps for most students because it is your opportunity to select classes that will lead to your degree. As a student at KU you may find we use terms that you want more information on. For that we have created a definitions page.

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For our newest Jayhawks, or a Jayhawk returning for a graduate degree the Orientation teams at KU are here to prepare you for your KU experience. Many items on the undergraduate Pre-Orientation to-do list help you prepare to enroll in your classes. In fact, Orientation is when you will meet with your advisor to select classes and enroll.

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Academic Catalog

Graduation requirements and regulations for every academic program are provided in the University of Kansas academic catalog. Degree requirements and course descriptions are subject to change. In most cases, you will use the catalog of the year you entered KU to determine your requirements. Your advisor is here to help you select classes that will lead to your degree.

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Schedule of Classes

Schedule Builder located in Enroll & Pay helps you plan your classes by taking into consideration your personal needs including, work, extracurricular activities, personal time, etc. Once you have your perfect schedule you can load classes directly from Schedule Builder into your shopping cart. Student Information Systems provides a Schedule Builder how-to guide in the Enroll & Pay Course and Catalog accordion section. You can also review the Schedule of Classes which provides basic and advanced search offerings.

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Adding Classes

After you have met with your advisor it is time to enroll in classes! Students can add most classes through Enroll & Pay. However, there are times when a student cannot add a class through Enroll & Pay. There are a variety of resources available for students to help resolve issues you may have while enrolling.

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