Jan Term 2021 and Spring Term 2021 Registration and Add/Drop Information

This page contains important information regarding Jan Term 2021 and Spring Term 2021 Registration and their respective add/drop periods. Please read the information thoroughly. 

Jan Term 2021 Registration

Registration will take place on the following days:

  • Seniors = 9/28
    • Class standing determination: 27.00+ courses completed
  • Juniors = 9/29
    • Class standing determination: 18.00–26.99 courses completed
  • Sophomores = 9/30
    • Class standing determination: 9.00–17.99 courses completed
  • Freshmen = 10/1 
    • Class standing determination: 0.00–8.99 credits completed

In preparation for Jan Term 2021 registration, please check GaelXpress to make sure you don't have any holds (i.e. Business Office, Health Center, Registrar, etc.) during the week as this will prevent you from registering for classes.

This holds section can be found under:

Add/Drop

The add/drop period is Monday, January 4th through Tuesday, January 5th.  All add/drop must be completed by the end of Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. You must obtain "add authorization" from the course instructor in order to enroll yourself in the class. 

Spring Term 2021 Registration​​​​​

Registration will take place on the following days:

  • Seniors = 11/16
    • Class standing determination: 27.00+ courses completed
  • Juniors = 11/17
    • Class standing determination: 18.00–26.99 courses completed
  • Sophomores = 11/18
    • Class standing determination: 9.00–17.99 courses completed
  • Freshmen = 11/19
    • ​​​​​​​Class standing determination: 0.00–8.99 credits completed

In preparation for Spring 2021 registration, make sure you have received approval from your advisor first. Otherwise, you will not be able allowed register. Please check GaelXpress to make sure you don't have any holds (i.e. Business Office, Health Center, Registrar, etc.) during the week as this will prevent you from registering for classes. If you have any transfer coursework that need to be added to your Saint Mary's transcript, our office needs to receive these official transcripts by October 30th in order for these credits to be add so that your update class standing can be accurately reflected.

This holds section can be found under:

Add/Drop

The add/drop period is Monday, February 8th through Friday, February 12th. All add/drop must be completed by the end of Friday, 11:59 p.m. You must obtain "add authorization" from the course instructor in order to enroll yourself in the class. 

Centralized Add/Drop

The Business Administration, English 003, 004, 005, Mathematics and  Collegiate Seminar departments have centralized drop/add Individual instructors may not add or drop you from these courses.   The BUSAD department, Composition, and Collegiate Seminar will process your drop/add form and forward them to the Office of the Registrar for your convenience.

*Please note:  BUSAD Petition Process is only for the first three days of the term to avoid classroom distraction.

You must go directly to the following locations to drop or add courses:

  • Business Administration - Galileo 309
  • EDUC-070-FYAC - Filippi Administration Building  or e-mail tao@stmarys-ca.edu
  • English 003, 004 and 005 – online form: www.stmarys-ca.edu/english/composition-program or Dante 304                               
  • Collegiate Seminar – Arcade 2 (right of the chapel)
  • Math and Computer Science –Galileo 101B

You are not officially registered in the course until you receive "add authorization" from your professor and you have enrolled yourself in the course and it appears on your schedule in GaelXpress.

GaelXpress - Online Services

GaelXpress gives you access to your information online. SMC students may view and print their schedules, unofficial transcripts and academic evaluations using GaelXpress.  

Independent Studies and Internships

For the Fall 2020 term, students must file the form for an independent study or internship by Friday, August 28 .  The form must be filled out completely and submitted online by the student. The Office of the Registrar will forward the form to the appropriate instructor and department chair. *Failure to submit the form online by the deadline will result in the form being returned to the student and the petition denied.*

Addresses

The Office of the Registrar needs your current address and phone number.  If you have moved or changed your phone number, please notify the Office of the Registrar immediately. 

You may submit your address change at our website: www.stmarys-ca.edu/office-of-the-registrar . Click on “Forms”, then click on the “Change of Address” link.

Withdrawal Policy regarding Financial Aid

Any student withdrawing from the College during the first 60% of the term will only be entitled to the percentage of Title IV financial aid equal to the percentage of time actually completed in the term.  For example, a student completing 40% of the term will get to keep only 40% of their federal aid, even though the tuition charged may be 100%.  The date of the withdrawal, used to calculate the percent of the time the student was enrolled, is the date that the student begins the withdrawal process.  Questions about the applicable federal regulations should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at x4370.

Disabled Student Services

If you have a disability, Saint Mary's College offers assistance and services.  The facilities of the College have been modified to assist you toward your educational goals.  For more information, please contact Academic Support and Achievement program at x4164.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

You may visit the Office of the Registrar website at www.stmarys-ca.edu/office-of-the-registrar for the latest information regarding FERPA.

 

.25 Courses

Students may take quarter-course credit (.25) classes and only 12 (.25 credit ) may be applied towards a degree. Fees for quarter-credit courses may apply.