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Course Registration Process

Important Information regarding Winter Quarter 2020-2021 Registration

The course schedule for the Winter quarter, as well as the entire academic year of 2020–2021, is still being finalized as Drexel continues to prepare for the return to campus. So, you may see changes from day to day. Course offerings, dates and times, and overall instructional methods may change because of these ongoing measures to make the return to campus as safe as possible.

The Winter Quarter schedule will become available on November 2, 2020 when Winter registration and Schedule Ahead officially open. You will be notified via email when your Winter Registration and Scheduled Ahead officially open.

Once you have registered for classes, please be sure to thoroughly review your final registrations prior to the start of Winter quarter classes.

Course Instructional Methods: Overview and Definitions

Instructional Method and Code
Description
Meeting Times
Location
Section Comments
Remote Asynchronous (ASY) Classes are designed for students to complete coursework remotely on their own time, while following a week-by-week schedule as outlined in the syllabus. Section will not have class meeting times listed. Section will not have a building or room assignment listed. Section held asynchronously remote
Remote Synchronous (SYN) Classes have regular remote sessions at established time(s). Section will have class meeting times listed.
Section will have a building listed as Remote and a room listed as Attend. Section held synchronously remote
Hybrid (HYB) Some class meetings are in person, at established times and in campus space(s), while others are remote (either synchronous or asynchronous). Section will have class meeting times listed for the in-person and synchronous components.
No meeting times will be listed for any asynchronous components.
Section will have a building and room assignment listed for the in-person class meeting.

For any asynchronous components no building or room assignment will be listed.

For synchronous components a building may be listed as Remote and a room as Attend.
Components of the section held on campus and remote
Face-to-face (FTF) Class meetings are in person, at established times and in a campus space(s). Section will have class meeting times listed. Section will have a building and room assignment listed. Section held on campus
The online instructional method is denoted for all course sections that are traditionally offered online or for online programs through Drexel University Online.
Online (ONL) Classes are designed for students to complete coursework entirely online on their own time, while following a week-by-week schedule as outlined in the syllabus. Section may or may not have class meeting times listed with all instruction and work intended to be disseminated and completed online. Section will not have a building or room assignment listed. N/A

Instructions for searching for Courses by Instructional Method

  • Log in to DrexelOne.
  • Navigate to the Academics tab.
  • Select "Register for Course" in the Registration channel.
  • Within the next Registration channel, select "Check Course Availability."
  • Select "Fall Quarter 20-21" in the drop-down menu and select "Continue."
  • In the Browse for Classes channel, select "Instructional Methods."
  • In the Enter Your Search Criteria section, select the Instructional Method(s) from the list in the drop-down ("Face to Face," "Hybrid," "Online," "Remote Asynchronous," and "Remote Synchronous").
  • After making your selection, select "Search."
  • Select the Title of the course section for any course to review additional class details.

Registering for courses is an important student responsibility. Planning your schedule, ensuring you remain on progress towards completing your degree, and selecting courses that will aid in your success requires careful planning and attention to detail. To help, we have outlined the process and resources available to you for each step.

1. Evaluate Your Current Status 

  • DegreeWorks – Review your plan of study and progress to determine what requirements are left for you to fulfill.
  • Term Master Schedule – Determine what courses will be available to you.
  • Academic Advisor – Make a plan to meet with your advisor to discuss the upcoming term and progress.

2. Prepare to Register

3. Register for Your Courses

4. Confirm Your Enrollment

  • Confirming Your Enrollment – Make sure you confirm your enrollment each term you are scheduled for courses. Learn more about the process.

5. Understand How to Make Mid-Term Adjustments

  • Course Withdrawal – Review the process and implications of withdrawing from a course.
  • Leave of Absence – Students who face extenuating circumstances have the option to take a leave of absence for a period of time to ensure they maintain the integrity of their academic progress.