Registration Announcements and Reminders

Fall Course Drop/Add Open (August 3, 2021)

If you would like to make any changes to your fall course registrations and/or if you haven’t fully completed registration yet, fall course drop/add is now open and you can adjust your fall course registrations in Hornet HQ/Student Planning. Additionally, at orientation time, you’ll meet with your assigned academic advisor and be able to further finalize your schedule, if needed. Note that First-Year Seminar placements are final and cannot be changed. If you have any questions, contact the Registrar’s Office at regist@kzoo.edu.

Registration Closed Until August 3 (July 23, 2021)

Online registration for incoming first-year students is now closed. You can still access Placement Exams and Hornet HQ/Student Planning while the system is closed, but you will not be able to make changes online to your registered courses. At 8:00am, August 3rd, fall course drop/add will open and you will be able to adjust your schedule, if needed. Additionally, during orientation you’ll meet with your academic advisor to further finalize your schedule. However, note that First-Year Seminar placements are now final and cannot be changed. If you have any questions, contact the Registrar’s Office at regist@kzoo.edu.

Open Registration (July 15, 2021)

Online registration will be open to all incoming first-year students from Friday, July 16th at 8:00am until Monday, July 19th at 4:00pm (Eastern time) to complete or make adjustments to your fall course registration.

Reminder: In fall term, first-year students must register for a First-Year Seminar and two other 1.0 or 1.2 unit courses. You can also take .2 unit courses, in addition to your other three courses (but you cannot go above 3.9 total units).

Online registration will close between 4:00pm, July 19th and August 3rd for system maintenance and updates. At 8:00am, Tuesday, August 3rd, fall course drop/add will re-open for all students and you will be able to adjust your schedule, if needed. Additionally, during orientation you’ll meet with your academic advisor to further finalize your schedule. However, note that First-Year Seminar placements will be final after the registration period in July. We will register you for your First-Year Seminar if you have not chosen one by July 19th.

Late Registrar’s Office Hours During Registration (July 12, 2021)

To assist anyone having difficulty during the registration process, the Registrar’s Office will be available via email and Microsoft Teams until 10:00PM EDT on Tuesday, July 13th and Wednesday, July 14th.

If you have questions about registration, please email regist@kzoo.edu (from your Kalamazoo College email). If we are unable to resolve your questions via email, we will initiate a call with you via Microsoft Teams. If you have not already downloaded Teams, details about how to download and use this application can be found on this Information Services website.

Registration Appointment Time Emails (July 2, 2021)

All incoming first-year and transfer students should have received an email message in your Kalamazoo email account from the Registrar’s Office with your online registration appointment time. If you did not receive a message, contact the Registrar’s Office as soon as possible.

Placement Exams Deadline Passed (June 16, 2021)

If you did not complete your online placement exams by June 15, you should still complete them as soon as possible.

Placement exams are required. More specific information on which exams you must take can be found on the placement exams website. The results of the placement exams will be posted in July before course registration if the exams were completed before the deadline. Results for exams taken after the deadline will be available during orientation.

Remember: you are required to take the placement exam for any language studied in high school or for which you have even minimal proficiency – even if, at this point, you do not intend on or are not sure about continuing in that language at K.

Placement Exams Reminder (June 1, 2021)

Don’t forget to complete your online placement exams by June 15*.

Placement exams are required and are the first step in the course registration process. More specific information on which exams you must take can be found on the placement exams website. The results of the placement exams will be posted in July before course registration.

Remember: you are required to take the placement exam for any language studied in high school or for which you have even minimal proficiency – even if, at this point, you do not intend on or are not sure about continuing in that language at K.

*NOTE: You may have received a mailing that listed June 30 as the placement exams due date, which unfortunately was an error in printing. The due date is June 15 in order to have your scores available before registration in July.