William and Mary Law School

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 Registration Steps FAQ

General Registration answers to these questions:
  •  How do I register ?
  • When and where do I register?
  • What is a CRN?
  • How do I audit?
  • How do I wait list for a class?
  • How do I drop a class I am registered or waitlisted for?
  • Per the overlap rule, how do I register for the overlapping class?
  • How many hours may I register for and what is the minimum I must carry?

Course Information answers to these questions:
  • How can I tell if a class is graded by letter grade or pass/fail? 
  • Some classes meet only on specific days, where do I find this information?
  • Some classes have mandatory requirements, where do I find this information?
  • Where do I find course descriptions?
  • Where do I see the max enrollment for a class?
  • How do I know if a class has closed, or how many seats are open?
  • My class is variable credit, what does that mean and how do I select the correct number of credits?
  • Are there courses I must register for in a term?
  • How can I tell if a course meets the writing requirement?
  • How can I tell if a course is a seminar?
     
Error Messages answers to these questions:
  • When I attempt to register for a course, I get the error message “Dean’s permission only” What does this mean?
  • How do I know if I have holds that prevent registration?
  • What do the registration error codes mean?