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PSEO:  Registration Information

General Information
New PSEO Students
Returning PSEO Students

General Information

Registration Dates

  • Fall semester registration opens on April 1 for PSEO students.
  • Spring semester registration opens on November 1 for PSEO students.

Adding or Dropping a Classes

  • You can add classes within the first 5 days of the semester.
  • You can drop classes within the first 14 calendar days (10 business days) of each semester.
    • Days 1-7, drop via your eServices account.
    • Days 8-14, contact your Minnesota West advisor to drop the course. This prevents a W from showing on your transcript.
    • REACH (taking courses in the high school) and CTE (Career and Technical Education) students should work with their local instructor/advisor.

Withdrawing From a Class
Before withdrawing from a course, you should meet with your high school counselor, and a Minnesota West Student Services Advisor to discuss any high school graduation ramifications, as well as college Satisfactory Academic Progress implications.

Students may withdraw prior to 4:00 p.m. on the date on which eighty percent (80%) of the days in the academic semester have elapsed. For courses not on a standard academic semester schedule, the final date for official course withdrawal shall be the date on which eighty percent (80%) of the instructional days for the course have elapsed.

  • REACH (taking courses in the high school) and CTE (Career and Technical Education) students should work with their local instructor/advisor.
  • All other PSEO students should withdraw via their eServices account.

You can reference the Student Calendar for withdrawal dates for full semester-long classes, or view your class schedule in eServices and hover over the last day to the withdraw field.

Class Schedule
Provide your high school with a copy of your Minnesota West PSEO Class Schedule (make sure to give them a new one if you make schedule changes). For instructions, see Display and Print your Class Schedule.


New PSEO Students

If you have not yet been accepted to Minnesota West, follow the Application Process on the Eligibility and Admissions page.

Registration Access Code (Advisor Access Code) Instructions
New PSEO students will receive a Registration Access Code (Advisor Access Code) once they are accepted. This Registration Access Code is required in order to register for classes.

  1. Log in to e-Services Student Account. 
  2. Select: Courses and Registration.
  3. Select: Registration Access Code
  4. Enter Registration Access Code (students will enter one code per semester)
  5. Choose Submit - The following statement will appear once the Registration Access Code is entered: The access code has been successfully entered for this semester. 
    Note: If you have successfully entered your Access Code, you need not enter the code again for the semester. If you received an error message, re-enter the correct code or contact your Advisor or Registration office for assistance.

Registering for Classes

  1. Select: Courses and Registration (left menu).
  2. Select: Quick Add/Register (left menu). If the message states that your window is open, you may register. If your window is closed, you must wait until the time indicated.  (Students can also use the Search for a Course option to register for courses, which involves searching for courses using various parameters such as location, subject, course number, etc.)
  3. Choose the appropriate year and term from the drop-down menu
  4. Enter the 6 digit course id numbers of the courses you wish to take. These numbers may have been provided to you by your advisor. They are also found in the class schedule.
  5. Press the Register button at the bottom of the screen when all courses have been entered.
  6. Enter your password and press the Register button
  7. Wait until you see a message, Your request was processed successfully along with a schedule of your selected classes.
  8. Print a copy of your schedule by selecting the Print icon near the bottom of the page. Verify that the correct courses are on the printout.
  9. Provide your high school with a copy of your class schedule.  
  10. Log out.


Textbooks and Supplies

  • Textbooks and supplies usually become available two weeks prior to the start of each semester and remain available through the first week of each semester.
  • After your class is finished, return any textbooks and supplies that you did not personally purchase. These items need to be returned in the condition in which they were received. If items are not returned within 10 business days, you will be charged for them!
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Returning PSEO Students

Process for Advising, Registration, and Textbooks & Supplies

Step 1
Make an appointment with your high school counselor to discuss your career plan and review your high school graduation requirements. You should notify your high school by May 30th of their intent to enroll in PSEO for the upcoming school year.

Step 2
Request that your high school send a current official high school transcript showing class rank/size to the campus/center where you are applying. You will NOT be allowed to register for classes or pick up textbooks and supplies until an updated high school transcript has been submitted.

Step 3
Schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor to discuss your PSEO class schedule. Your Academic Advisor will discuss class options, how to register for classes, and how to get your books.

You will receive a Registration Access Code (Advisor Access Code) following an advising appointment (via email, phone, or in-person). This Registration Access Code is required in order to register for classes.

Step 4
Register for classes via your e-Services Student Account.
  - Fall semester registration opens on April 1 for PSEO students.
  - Spring semester registration opens on November 1 for PSEO students.

Step 5
Provide your high school with a copy of your PSEO Class Schedule (make sure to give them a new one if you make schedule changes).

Step 6
Pick up textbooks and supplies. These usually become available two weeks prior to the start of each semester and remain available through the first week of each semester.

Step 7
Start your classes as scheduled. 

Step 8
After your class is finished, return any textbooks and supplies that you did not personally purchase. These items should be returned in the condition in which they were received. If items are not returned within 10 business days, you will be charged for them!