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Continuing undergraduate students receive a registration time based on the number of semester hours completed; continuing graduate students receive an appointment time irrespective of units. Registration can begin on or anytime after this appointed time which is found on PROWL. Login to PROWL (Student Services > Registration > Check Your Registration Status).
Entering Transfer Students receive information in the Acceptance Letter from Undergraduate Admission. Please follow those directions to begin but please also consult the following services and information.
Entering Freshmen Students receive information and register in Orientation Groups during the summer for Fall terms.
Graduate Students receive a time assigned by the system.
LMU instructors serve as academic advisors to assist students in planning programs of study while at LMU. Seeking the guidance of an advisor is not always required, but is helpful to the student when making important academic and career decisions. The advisor‘s name can be found in PROWL (Student Services > Registration > Check Your Registration Status). Advisors hold office hours during the school year or can be contacted through email. See Academic Advising in the Bulletin.
PROWL: (Student Services>Registration>View Holds) displays the hold as well as information on how the hold may be removed. You will need to resolve all holds on your record PRIOR to registration. The most common holds are:
Address and Emergency Contact Hold - Automatically removed as soon as the student submits the necessary information in PROWL: (Personal Information>View>Update Emergency Contact Information).
Advisor's Hold - Removed by the academic advisor after the student meets for academic advisement
Controller - Contact the Student Accounts Office
LMU Alert - Contact the Department of Public Safety
Registrar - Contact the Office of the Registrar
PROWL will display a message when a course has restrictions. You may need to seek a restriction override.
Individualized Studies, Internships, Directed Research, and Special Projects cannot be registered for via PROWL. You must submit to the Office of the Registrar a completed and signed Independent Studies form.
Pre-requisites: You are responsible for meeting pre-requisite requirements on courses. If you do not have the necessary prerequisites for a course you will not be able to register for that course in PROWL. Exceptions to this policy are requested through the Department chairperson or the Dean's Office.
Students Returning from a Leave of Absence: Once the online form is submitted, the Registrar's Office will send the student an email with further information on how to proceed.
Unit Overload: PROWL will prevent registration for more than 17 semester hours until the date specified in the Academic Calendar.
Students with financial aid or other financial awards should consult the full-time financial aid policy.
It is to your advantage to complete a full registration for the coming semester at the time of your appointment. It is better to be registered in a course than to not be registered.
In PROWL, make a note of the available courses and sections (the Schedule of Classes in PROWL will show you available classes only) and use these courses to begin building your schedule.
You are ready to Register in PROWL