Priority Registration — What you need to know
In an effort to better serve our students and meet graduation requirements on schedule, Early-bird Registration for Spring 2013 classes is replaced with Priority Registration for returning students. Priority Registration will give returning students who are enrolled in a degree or certificate program, based on how many credits they have completed toward their program, an opportunity to register online for spring classes prior to the start of Open Registration. Students eligible for Priority Registration will be notified via email and MYJSRCC regarding the date they can begin registering for classes. Online Priority Registration begins November 5. Open Registration begins November 26. While Priority Registration is designated for identified students, Open Registration will be available — online and in person — for both new and returning students, regardless of program status or degree completion.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Priority Registration?
Priority Registration ensures those students closest to finishing their degree or certificate program are given the first opportunity to register for available classes. Students can be confident there will be room for them in the classes they need to maintain their degree or certificate program progress and graduate on time. Priority Registration will better serve students.
What makes a "curricular" student eligible for Priority Registration?
Current students who are enrolled in a degree or certificate program are eligible for Priority Registration.
*All students — both new and returning — may register during Open Registration starting November 26.
When will students be notified about their Priority Registration times?
Eligible students will be notified through their College email and in the Student Center in SIS beginning the week of October 22. Look for information about when your "enrollment appointment" date begins. Priority Registration dates will take place November 5 – November 25.
Can eligible students only register during Priority Registration?
Students eligible for Priority Registration may register at any time beginning with their designated Priority Registration date through Open Registration in January.
>>View the Academic Calendar
>>View the Spring 2013 Registration and Advising Schedule
What if students have questions about their status prior to receiving their Priority Registration date?
Students can also check their degree progress (view unofficial transcripts) through MYJSRCC. The closer you are to completing your degree program, the earlier your Priority Registration date will be.
Can those eligible for Priority Registration register in-person for classes?
Priority Registration is designed to be online registration; however, students can always meet with an advisor or seek help at any campus Student Success Center.
What is Open Registration?
All students, both new and returning students, are able to register for classes during Open Registration either online or in-person at any campus Student Success Center. Open Registration begins November 26.
When does a student's level of "degree completion" begin? Are the classes they are currently taking, even though they are not yet completed, count toward degree completion?
In-progress classes for the current semester will be included in a student’s degree completion (except drops, W, I, F, or U grades).
Who do I call if I still have questions?
The College's Information Center at (804) 371-3000 during the hours of
8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday–Friday. A Priority Registration Hotline has also been created tor general information after hours. Call (804) 523-5544 for a pre-recorded message.