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Registering for Classes at Illinois State University

As a student, you may navigate to to register for classes at Illinois State University. You will first need to log into by clicking the [Central Login] button. After logging in, select [Acadmics] tab, where you will scroll down to the “Registration” section and click [Register for Classes].

Before You Begin Registering for Courses

As a student at Illinois State, you will use the new Course Registration portal to register for classes. Please note that you cannot register for classes until your registration date and time. Your registration date and time is known as an enrollment appointment. For more information about enrollment appointments refer to the following article:

How to View Enrollment Appointment

There are multiple ways to register for classes in the Course Registration Portal.

  • Enter Class Number: If you know the class number of the class you want to register for, you can add that class without searching for it.
  • Search for Classes: If you do not know the class number, you will search for classes to add to your schedule.
  • Go to your My Academic Requirements tab on the left-hand menu. From there, you will be given the option to register for courses that are based on your academic needs, all without having to search for the classes.

Please Note: If you are trying to enroll in a term where the Registration has ended, you will need to follow one of the following procedures:

  • Request to be enrolled in the course, in-person, in 107 Moulton
  • Email the Registrar at, from your email account, and include the course name and number
  • Contact the Office of the Registrar for assistance, 309-438-2188

Class Registration Process

To register for classes in the Student Center, do the following:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Sign in by clicking the [Sign in Using Central Login] button
  3. Log in with your ULID and password.
    • If you have problems logging in, you can regain access to your
      account by calling the Technology Support Center at (309) 438-4357 or
      contact them by email at
  4. Select the [Academics] tab on the top as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1:
Academics Tab in MY

  1. Scroll down to the Registration section and select the [Register for Classes] button as show in Figure 2.

Figure 2:
Register for Classes link

  1. You will be directed to the Course Registration Portal. To register for classes, click [Class Search and Enroll] as shown in figure 3.

Figure 3:
Class Search and Enroll steps

7.) Choose your desired course by clicking in the blank white space of the box your course is listed in. You may also click the [Right Facing Arrow] located on the right-hand side of the box your course is listed in. You will then follow the prompts to register for the course. Be sure to be aware of any Academic Holds you may have on your account, which will prevent you from registering for classes. If you have questions about a course override, please contact the advisor who assisted you with registering, or call the Registrar’s office at (309) 438-2188.

How to Get Help

For technical assistance, you may contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357 or by email at