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Academic Advising

Preparing for Registration

Are you Ready to Register for Classes?

#1 – Determine who is assigned as your Academic Advisor

  • Log in to CampusConnection
  • Your advisor name and phone number is located on the right side of screen under Advisor
  • Click on details and then on the advisor’s name to send your advisor an e-mail

#2 – Determine when you are eligible to register for classes

  • Log in to CampusConnection
  • Your enrollment date is located on the right side of screen under Enrollment Dates
  • Click on details to view the earliest registration date & time

#3 – Determine if you have Holds on your account

  • Log in to CampusConnection
  • Your holds are located on the right side of screen under Holds
  • Click on details to view more information on your hold
  • Click on each individual hold item to view instructions on how hold can be removed
  • Some holds may prevent registration (ex. Advisor/Department Hold, Financial Obligation Agreement (FOA), MMR/Student Health Hold, Business Office/Delinquent Account Hold)
  • Take care of holds as soon as possible so they won’t delay the registration process

#4 – Schedule an appointment with your assigned Academic Advisor

  • Check your MSU e-mail account for an e-mail from your advisor
  • Send your advisor an e-mail to see how he/she prefers an appointment is scheduled
  • Call your advisor (phone number can be found in your CampusConnection account)
  • Schedule your appointment well in advance of early registration to guarantee you will be ready to register during early registration

#5 – Prepare for your advising appointment

Review the General Education Requirements
Review your Major/Minor/Concentration requirements
Review the Undergraduate Catalog
Read course descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog
Write down questions you have for your advisor

#6 – Check out CampusConnection student training materials

You are now Ready to Register for classes!