College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Registration Information

Express Advising Sessions

will be offered on Saturdays (March 15th and March 29th) from 10am - 2pm. No appointment Necessary. These sessions will allow students a chance to connect with an academic advisor to review degree requirements and set up a plan for the next academic year.

My Banner is a university-wide computer information management system. While there are many functions within banner, the CCPS Undergraduate Advising Center primarily assists students in the utilization of registration functions. A few of Banner's functions include the ability for students to add, drop and withdraw from academic coursework. Use this link to access MyBanner.

How to Prepare for Advanced Registration Step-by-Step process to follow so you can prepare for the Advanced Registration period
When do you register? This link will provide you with information about when you may register during the advanced registration period based on your credit hours (earned plus in progress) and first letter of your last name.
MyBanner Registration
A step-by-step set of instructions on how to search, add, and drop courses using MyBanner.
Annual Class Schedule Use this to find out what courses will be offered and when for each semester.
Registration Error Messages Registration errors do occur in the MyBanner system. This section will explain some of the common registration errors and how to check for restrictions during registration.
Pre-requisite Override Requests This link will provide information about why you may request pre-requisite overrides and the process to follow for the College of Community & Public Service
Closed Class This link will provide information about what to do if you want to register for a closed course.
Advisor Hold This is the process that CCPS students must follow to release an advisor hold on your account. Students who are under academic review will automatically have an advisor hold placed on their account which will not be released until they meet with an advisor in our office.
SWS Courses To see a list of the Supplemental Writing Skills (SWS) courses offered during the year, please use the link to the left. Also please note that not all sections of a course are SWS. For example, some sections of PHI 101 are offered as SWS, while others are not. If the course is offered as SWS, SWS will be included in the title.
Course Repeat Policy To the left is an explanation of the GVSU Repeat Policy.
Late Course Add Click to view the Late Course Add Policy.
Late Course Withdrawal Click to view the Late Course Withdrawal Policy.
The Value in Taking 15 Credits Why you should take as many credits as you can succeed in per semester
General Education for
Changes to the General Education are going into effect for students who are graduating AFTER May 1, 2013. Review this website to understand the changes.
Advanced Search for General Education Attributes Steps for how to search for courses in the general education categories using the "Advanced Search" function in myBanner.

Page last modified March 11, 2014