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General Information

GWeb registration is open from 7am – midnight during all priority registration periods unless otherwise advertised on the GWeb login page or the Office of the Registrar homepage. Once general registration begins the system will be available 24 hours/day.

Degree-seeking students who are currently enrolled are eligible to register as outlined in the semester registration schedule, except for a few selected programs, consortium courses, closed classes, or classes requiring departmental or instructor approval (see Classes Unavailable in GWeb ). You may register for classes using the GWeb Information System . GWeb can also be used to check for holds on your student account by clicking on “Student Records & Registration”, “Student Records Information”, and “View Administrative Holds”.

Specific categories of students are given priority on certain days of the registration period. Once eligible to register, you may continue to register or adjust your program through the end of the Priority Registration period, except where otherwise noted. You may register ONLY on or after the day(s) for your category. Occasionally the system may be made unavailable during regular hours for system maintenance and upgrades. These periods will be advertised in advance on the GWeb login page.

New students who have been admitted to degree programs for the upcoming semester should check with their school for information about orientation and registration. International students should be aware of federal requirements concerning enrollment in a “full course of study” .

Students in the Law School or Medical School , as well as students in off-campus programs, should consult with their school or program for registration information specific to them.

Fall 2018 Registration

Please note that “credits earned” does not include courses in progress, but does include transfer credit that has been posted to your academic record. Please use your GWeb unofficial transcript, not DegreeMAP, to determine your total earned credit hours.

Priority Registration
DateDayCategory Eligible
Graduate Students:
Apr 13 – Aug 26**********All Degree-Seeking Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students:
April 16
Monday
90 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
April 17
Tuesday
70 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
April 18
Wednesday
50 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
April 19
Thursday
30 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
April 20
Friday
0 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
General Registration
Apr 23 – Aug 26**********All Degree-Seeking Students
August 1-26**********Non-Degree Students
Late Registration
August 27MondayFirst Day of Classes/Late Registration
All first-time registrations will incur an $80.00 late fee
August 31FridayLast day for Consortium Registration
September 9SundayLast day to add a course on GWeb
September 21FridayLast day to add a course using the RTF-EZ or drop a course using the RTF-EZ without academic penalty
September 23SundayLast day to drop a course on GWeb
October 19FridayLast day to change grade mode with Dean’s permission
November 2FridayLast day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ using the RTF-EZ for undergraduate students in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, College of Professional Studies and all graduate students
November 4SundayLast day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ on GWeb
December 10MondayLast day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ using the RTF for undergraduate students in Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW School of Business, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and School of Engineering and Applied Science

Spring 2019 Registration

Please note that “credits earned” does not include courses in progress, but does include transfer credit that has been posted to your academic record. Please use your GWeb unofficial transcript, not DegreeMAP, to determine your total earned credit hours.

Priority Registration
DateDayCategory Eligible
Graduate Students:
Nov 12 – Jan 13**********All Degree-Seeking Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students:
November 13
Tuesday
90 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
November 14
Wednesday
70 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
November 15
Thursday
50 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
November 16
Friday
30 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
November 19
Monday
0 or more credits earned
(use your transcript to find your total credits)
General Registration
November 20TuesdayFirst day to submit RTF-EZ
Nov 20 – Jan 18*******Waitlists available starting 9 am Nov 20th
Nov 20 – Jan 13**********All Degree-Seeking Students
Dec 3 – Jan 13**********Non-Degree & Corcoran Continuing Education Students
Late Registration
January 14MondayFirst Day of Classes/Late Registration
All first-time registrations will incur an $80.00 late fee
January 18FridayLast day for Consortium Registration
Waitlists cleared and registration closes at 12 pm
Registration reopens at 2 pm without waitlists
January 27SundayLast day to add a course on GWeb
February 8FridayLast day to add a course using the RTF-EZ or drop a course using the RTF-EZ without academic penalty
February 10SundayLast day to drop a course on GWeb
March 8FridayLast day to change grade mode with Dean’s permission
March 24SundayLast day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ on GWeb
April 29MondayLast day to withdraw from a course with a grade of ‘W’ using the RTF for undergraduate students in Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW School of Business, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and School of Engineering and Applied Science

Late Registration

Beginning the first day of classes, there is an $80 late fee assessed for any first-time registrations.

Beginning the first week of classes, students who wish to add a course and drop a course as an even exchange may do so without financial penalty if these transactions are made during the same class week (by the drop date for a refund) for an equal number of credits.

Please be advised that individual program adjustments may incur financial penalties and/or additional fees if they are not even exchanges, or involve courses other than those at the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.

Students who wish to make changes to their schedule once GWeb registration has closed must use an RTF-EZ form . Any course(s) added must have the permission of the instructor or department. After the fourth week of classes, students must receive permission from their Advising Office to add a course.

Students may drop courses through the end of the fourth week of classes without academic penalty using GWeb . After the fourth week of classes, it is considered a withdrawal and a grade of ‘W’ will appear on the transcript. Students may withdraw using GWeb or an RTF-EZ form through the end of the tenth week of classes. Withdrawals after the tenth week of classes require a petition to the student’s Dean’s Office.

Any changes to registration that require Dean’s permission (i.e. changing from letter-grade to pass/fail or time conflicts) must be completed using a Registration Transaction form .

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