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Registration & Records

Registration Information

New Students will register during their orientation/registration session. For complete information about new student admissions, visit admissions.

Current or returning students :

  • Visit with your advisor to determine which classes you should take.

  • Check registration dates on student calendar.

  • Search the class schedule to select the classes you wish to take for the term.

  • Login in to your e-Services Student Account and register online.

When to Register

New students
Students who are new to Minnesota West register during orientation/registration sessions which are held April through August for fall semester, and November through January for spring semester. A student must have completed the application process prior to attending orientation. Visit admissions for complete information on applying to the college.

Current and returning students
An early priority registration period is set each semester for our currently enrolled and returning students. This period begins in late March or early April for the summer and fall terms and in early November for the spring semester. Registration ends the Friday before the beginning of the term.

Contact the Registration Office at Ask JAY or our Communication Center at 800-658-2330.

Registration Changes/Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

The college establishes deadlines for adding, dropping and withdrawing from classes. Financial aid recipients should be aware that registration changes could significantly impact their financial aid eligibility.

Adding classes: During fall and spring semesters, students can add available classes through the fifth day of the semester. During the summer, students can add classes through the third day of the term. For classes that begin late, students can add one business day following the first class period.

Dropping classes: Students can drop classes through the fifth day of the term. For classes that begin late, students can drop one business day following the first class period.

Withdrawals: After the drop period ends, a student can withdraw from any course prior to the withdrawal deadline.

See student calendar for add/drop/withdrawal deadlines.