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Enrollment Information

To view term specific dates and enrollment times, select the semester or term in the left navigation menu.  Should you have questions or need more information, please call the Office of the Registrar during business hours at 760-750-4814 or email the registrar.

Looking for enrollment information for Summer session? Visit the Extended Learning website. 

Enrolling the Cougar Way

Visit the Degree Planner website for guided videos and step-by-step instructions on how to enroll the Cougar way.  You can also check out the Academic Advising website for more enrollment tips!

New Students

Enroll in courses (beginning on your assigned enrollment appointment or the add/drop period) and view your current course schedule in MyCSUSM. You can also access Degree Planner and your Academic Requirement Report (ARR).

Enroll the Cougar Way Workshops

As a new CSUSM student, we invite you to attend an Enroll the Cougar Way Workshop to learn how to enroll in classes at CSUSM. It is one among serveral steps on the Path to CSUSM for Transfer and First Year students. You do not need to sign up - simply access the workshop at the time that is convenient for you.

Our Enroll the Cougar Way Workshops will teach you how to:

Transfer Workshops

Transfer Workshops 2020
Date Day Times Location Parking Info
May 18  Monday  9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm  Virtual  

Freshmen Workshops

Freshman Workshops 2020
Date Day Times Location Parking Info
June 15 Monday   9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm  Virtual  

Accessing the virtual workshops

This year, the workshops will be held virtually in Microsoft Teams. Please click on the link below to view detailed instructions for logging into the Microsoft Teams application and accessing/navigating the workshops. For questions and support related to Microsoft Teams, please contact

How to Enroll the Cougar Way: Logging in to the Virtual Workshop 

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Search for available classes by course, times, days, instructors, course number, locations, and majors.

Browse/Search Courses

Please note, several sections have seats reserved for students with the course as a major/minor requirement. Any remaining seats will be open to all students during the schedule adjustment period.