Activate Your ONID Account

Eligibility to Register 2018-2019

Plan Your Schedule

Plan which courses to take for the term by meeting with your college advisor and using MyDegrees. You can also use Scheduler to help you compare schedules that will fit your various time commitments.


Priority Registration: Phases 1 and 2

Registration Priority by Student Status

Registration PIN From Advisor

Registering by WEB

Registration tutorials on adding, dropping, and waitlisting courses are available on the Office of the Registrar's website at

  1. Check Eligibility to Register table or in the Registration Information Handbook to see if you are eligible to register.
  2. Obtain your Registration PIN number from your college advisor. (Not required for nondegree students.)
  3. Log in to MyOSU at Enter your ONID name and password and click Login.
  4. Obtain your registration times for phases 1 and 2: Click on the Student tab, and under Registration Tools select View Priority Registration Status and follow the directions.

    OR: Consult the Priority Registration schedules in the Office of the Registrar's website at to find out when you may register.

  5. Use Registration Tools to register. Follow the online instructions to complete your registration.

Caution: Do not wait until the last minute to process registration changes via the Web. Although generally available 24 hours per day, the Web online registration system is always down from 11:55 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday. If you wait until 10 p.m. or later on a Friday night, you may encounter "system unavailable" messages or busy signals due to many people trying to use the system at the same time.

Registration Confirmation

You may confirm your schedule and print a copy of your schedule by logging in to MyOSU at, select the Student tab and under My Student Stuff, click on 'My Class Schedule'.

IMPORTANT: Course offerings, course times and locations, and other important information related to courses may change. The Schedule of Classes always has the latest information,

General Access PIN (GAP)


In Phase 2, waitlisting will be in effect—but only for certain sections selected by the departments. Look at the online Schedule of Classes. You will see that some sections have waitlisting numbers listed just between the enrollment numbers and the section title.

When you try registering for a closed class, you now can add your name to an automated waitlist. (Note: Not every section has waitlisting.)

  1. Type the CRN into the registration worksheet and click Submit.
  2. Use the action column to choose waitlist.
  3. Then, click Submit again to add yourself to the waitlist.

Monitor your ONID email account. When an opening becomes available you will receive an email directing you to return to your registration and enroll in the course within the designated 24-hour window. If you do not enroll in the course within 24 hours you will be removed from the waitlist. At the time of registration, the system will check for registration errors (Time Conflicts, Duplicates, and Link Errors). If you have a registration error, you must resolve it and enroll within the 24 hours or you will be removed from the waitlist and the available seat will be passed on to the next student on the waitlist.

Waitlisting remains active through Sunday midnight at the beginning of the second week of classes. If you are on the waitlist at this time, you are not registered in the course and should begin the second week add process if you still wish to be enrolled in the course. You do not need to drop or withdraw yourself from the waitlist at this time.

Second Week Add Procedure

  1. Contact the department offering the course you want to add.
  2. If the department grants you permission, find a computer and register for the course.
  3. You must type the CRN into the box provided beneath the courses for which you currently are registered, and hit the submit button. You should not select the course from the class search.

Automated second week adds will be available beginning midnight of Sunday of the second full week of classes.

Transfer Work

If you have transfer credits that you have not yet submitted to OSU, you need to submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office at least four weeks prior to registration opening. Transfer credits are included in your earned credits used in part to determine your priority registration time.