|Course Registration Glossary|
Download course registration glossary terms
|Asynchronous Online Class||Class instruction is available to students 24/7 via the web. No in-person meetings scheduled.||Online Readiness Self-Assessment|
|Synchronous Online Class||Class instruction is delivered on pre-scheduled days and times via the web or remote broadcast. No in-person meetings scheduled.||Online Readiness Self-Assessment|
|Hybrid Class||Class instruction includes both in-person and online components, with pre-scheduled in-person meetings.
The online component can be either asynchronous or synchronous.
|Online Readiness Self-Assessment|
|Advisors||Stan State Faculty and Staff help students make decisions regarding their classes and academic goals.||Advising Hub|
|Catalog Year||In reference to an academic year that determines graduation requirements. New students' catalog year is the same matches their admission term (e.g. a fall 2020 new student's catalog year is 2020-21).||Full Catalog Year description|
|Co-Requisite||Two or more specific classes must be taken during the same semester.|
|Course Number||A 5-digit reference number is used to identify specific sections of a class.
Course Numbers can be used during registration to reference sections quickly, making the registration process faster and easier.
|Drop||In reference to "dropping a class": disenrolling from a class section and stopping participation. This can be done from your student portal during established time periods.||Registration dates and deadlines for each semester are posted on the Class Schedule|
|Enrollment||Registration into one or more class sections.|
|FERPA||The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law protecting the rights and privacy of students.||View information on Student Rights and FERPA|
|General Education (GE)||A series of courses required for a Bachelor’s degree. Not all students will take the same GE courses.||General Education Information|
|Hold||A restricted status placed on a student's account may prohibit the student from certain actions such as registration into classes, receiving transcripts, etc.|
|Late Add||Registration into a class after the first week of the semester.||Registration dates and deadlines for each semester are posted on the Class Schedule|
|Matriculation||A word for when a student is enrolled or registered at a university.|
|Pre-Requisite||A class that must be completed before registering for a different class (i.e. the pre-requisite class fulfills a requirement for registration in another class).|
|Waitlist||A roster, or list, of students interested in registering for a class section that has already met maximum capacity.|
|Warrior Username||The beginning of your university email address, up to the @ sign (e.g. the warrior username for firstname.lastname@example.org is "jdoe1").|
|Warrior ID||A unique 9-digit number used to identify a student; The ID number starts with leading zeroes and is printed on your Warrior ID Card and in the Student Center.||Warrior ID|
|Term||A specific academic year and semester (e.g. Fall 2008 or Summer 2019).|
|Census Date||The twentieth day of instruction for Fall and Spring semesters--this is the last date that any registration requests can be made for that term (i.e. adding or dropping a class)
Census dates for Special Session Winter and Summer are determined by Extended Education.
|Grading Options||Students may be graded on a Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) basis or for a letter grade. Students may elect to change their grading option.||Information on Grading Procedures|
|Permission Number||A unique number given to students to enable registration into a closed or restricted class through the Student Center.||Instructions for Adding a Class using a Permission Number|
|To Do List||A list of items requiring action located in your Student Center||Instructions for viewing your To Do List|
Updated: January 19, 2023