Course Registration Information
The following information only applies to on-campus and online graduate students. Any student in one of the Off-Campus Education Cohort programs will be registered automatically based on their Cohort Registration Form.
Minimum Registration Requirements for all Graduate Students
Every graduate student who wishes to enroll in a graduate program at the University of Saint Joseph must complete and submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions before their initial registration will be approved:
- Completed application
- $50 application fee
- Unofficial or official transcript
- Must show date of conferral from a regionally-accredited institution
- Must meet program's prerequisite GPA and courses
Initial Registration Process for all Graduate Students
All graduate students who have never registered for coursework at the University of Saint Joseph must register for coursework on paper their first time. All graduate students should complete the following steps to have their paper registration processed:
- Obtaining a Registration Form
Each graduate student at University of Saint Joseph must complete their initial registration using a physical registration form made available on www.usj.edu/gradforms, in the Registrar's Office, or in the Office of Graduate Admissions.
- Completing the Registration Form
Students can complete the registration form using the Course Search feature on MyUSJ. This feature will provide students with the course code, date/time, instructor, and textbook information for the course as well as the number or seats still available in the course.
- Submitting the Registration Form
Students can submit the registration form to the Registrar's Office by walk-in, scan/email, or fax. The contact information for the Registrar's Office is made available in the top left corner of the physical registration form.
Once a graduate student's initial registration has been processed, an email detailing how the student can obtain access to their student email, MyUSJ, or Blackboard will be sent to the student's personal email account.
Future Registration Options for Non-Matriculated or Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Students
Non-matriculated students and non-degree seeking students must continue to register for classes on paper each semester. Non-matriculated and non-degree seeking students should follow the steps provided in the section above to register for coursework each semester.
*Non-matriculated students may only register for six credits before they must formally matriculate into a program.
Future Registration Options for Matriculated Graduate Students
Matriculated students who have already completed coursework at the University of Saint Joseph have the option of the registering for coursework online or on paper. Matriculated students who wish to register for coursework online must access the Add-Drop Courses - Course Search option from the left toolbar of the "Student" tab on MyUSJ to complete their registration. Matriculated students who wish to continue registering for coursework on paper should continue to follow the steps provided above.