Graduate and Professional Student Registration Schedules
The first 15 working days of preregistration (dates listed below) the system is open Monday – Friday 24 hours a day (excluding holidays).Students can view their assigned registration times for both Galveston and College Station under 'Registration Times' found on the “Registration Readiness” page in Howdy (available via the 'Registration Readiness' icon). Registration notices are posted approximately mid- to late March for Summer/Fall registration cycles and mid-October for Spring registration cycles.
Students registering for Galveston courses will do so in accordance with the Galveston registration schedule. Students registering for College Station courses will do so in accordance with the College Station registration schedule below.
Registration for Graduate Students
Prior to the start of pre-registration, prior to each new registration cycle, students should expect to do the following:
Note: Holds can only be removed by the department that placed the hold. Holds not resolved prior to your assigned pre-registration time will result in your access to registration being limited, or to registration starting on or after open registration begins.
- View Registration Times
- Complete Location Updates
- Submit Lab Safety Acknowledgments (if you intend to register in lab courses)
- Check your account for Registration Holds
Registration Tutorial Videos and Guides are available in Howdy to assist students in preparing for registration.
Log into Howdy > visit the My Record Tab > go to the 'Student Tutorials & FAQs' portlet > Click on 'Registration Tutorials' > click on 'Preparing for Registration', 'Class Search & Schedule Planning Help', and 'Registration' to view tutorial videos.
Summer and Fall 2024 Registration for New & Continuing Graduate Students
First Summer Session & 10-Wk Term