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  • New students should make an appointment for registration by calling the Information Center at 724-925-4000.
  • Current students can register for classes online by following the instructions below (How do I register for classes?)
  • Registration is the process by which students enroll in courses for a given semester. Below is information on how and when to register for courses, and what classes are available. Students are encouraged to consult with their academic adviser before completing any registration activity.
  • Adding and Dropping Courses: Once registration is complete, students can still add and drop courses, registration is a continuous process.

Registration Dates

Spring 2024: 
  • October 23, 2023  ALL STUDENTS
  • October 16, 2023  Veterans Priority Registration
Summer 2024:
  • November 20, 2023 ALL STUDENTS
  • November 13, 2023 Veterans Priority Registration
Fall 2024: 
  • Approximately April 1

Veterans Priority Registration 

Westmoreland recognizes those who have honorably served or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces by awarding priority registration in recognition of their duty and sacrifice. Priority registration allows veterans, active duty service members, and reservists to schedule classes ahead of the general student population.

When Should I Register?

Students should register as soon as registration is available for the following semester. Benefits of registering early:
  • You’ll have the best class selections
  • You’ll have more options in selecting your instructors and the type of classes you want to take (in-person, remote, main campus vs. a center)
  • You’ll be able to select classes that work with your outside schedule
  • You’ll know your class schedule ahead of time to help you manage all of your responsibilities
  • You’ll able to get all the classes you need to stay on track for graduation
  • You’ll be able to change your schedule if needed, registration is a continuous process

How Do I Register for Classes?

  • Self-Registration: Log into the MyWestmoreland portal
    • Under the Self Service menu, select Search/Register for Classes. Click on Student Planning and then Go to Plan & Schedule listed under the Plan your Degree & Register for Classes section. 
    • Use the Schedule and Timeline tabs, as well as the Search for courses search box to find specific classes. 
    • Use the filters on the left side of the page to help you. 
    • Plan your desired classes for the upcoming semester by clicking Add Section to Schedule 
    • Use the Course Plan tab, double-check your schedule in the List tab, check the boxes beside your courses, and click Register Now.
    • Videos on how to use Student Planning.
    • Email your advisor once you have planned or registered for the semester.
  • To view your degree requirements and progress toward your degree, click on My Progress.
  • Contact your advisor to schedule an appointment if you need help with registration, to schedule an appointment, or for a prerequisite override.
  • Adding and Dropping Courses: Once registration is complete, students can still add and drop courses, registration is a continuous process.
  • If you are in a health profession, or an international student, or a student-athlete, you are not eligible for self-registration and will need to contact your advisor about registration

Who is My Advisor?

  • When you are in Self-Service, you want to go to the menu under “Student Planning” and then “Plan and Schedule”.  When on “Plan and Schedule,” go to the Advising Tab. This is where you will find your advisor.
  • Every Westmoreland student is assigned an advisor who assists new and returning students in planning coursework for the first semester, and additional semesters as needed.


Prerequisites exist for many courses, including, but not limited to most Science, Math, and English courses. An advisor override may be necessary even if you have met the prerequisites. Please reach out to your advisor for assistance.


If you have a hold on your account, please take care of that now. Some holds will block you from registering for classes. Click here to watch a video on how to check your account for holds.

Problems With Your Registration?

Contact your advisor or the Information Center for additional assistance. We’re here to help you succeed.