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John Molson School of Business advising and registration information 2023-2024

Newly admitted undergraduate students

To prepare for your first year at the John Molson School of Business, please complete the following three steps in the order that they appear:

STEP 1 — Pay your Admissions Confirmation Deposit

STEP 2 — Visit John Molson School of Business Onboarding

STEP 3 — Register for Courses

Note: The information is subject to change without notice. Please consult the Undergraduate Calendar for up-to-date rules and regulations regarding your studies.

Common registration issues

  • You should always register for all available terms as early as possible. Fall and Winter courses should be selected at the same time.
  • When selecting courses, you must register for prerequisite or co-requisite courses before higher-level courses, especially when you choose to complete co-requisite courses in the same term.
    Example: you must register for COMM 320 before COMM 401, even if you choose to complete these two courses in the same term, because COMM 320 is a pre- or co-requisite for COMM 401. If you try to register for COMM 401 before COMM 320, the system will block you and show an error message telling you that you do not have the prerequisites completed.
    Example: you must complete COMM 217 before registering for COMM 305, however, you are permitted to register in COMM 217 (fall) and then register for COMM 305 in a following term (winter) because the system recognizes that the prerequisites are expected to be completed by the time you begin COMM 305.

Co-op students

After following the steps listed above, students who have been admitted to the John Molson School of Business Co‑op program must contact the Administrative Assistant for the Co-op programs, in order to create their work-study schedule. They may do so in person by visiting MB 4.353; by phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4117; or by email: if they have not already received a schedule shortly after their interview.

The Co-op Academic Directors can be reached as follows:

New Students in Business Certificates

Students admitted to the Certificate in Accountancy, Certificate in Business Studies or the Certificate in Foundations for Business will not find specific information pertaining to course registration in the videos. However, we still suggest that you watch the videos.

Certificate in Foundations for Business

Students admitted to the Certificate in Foundations for Business are required to attend registration advising sessions. Please monitor the email account you provided to the University for your invitation to our sessions.

Returning John Molson School of Business students

Students are urged to register for both Fall and Winter courses according to the registration start dates indicated in the Enrollment appointment dates for Fall and Winter. Start dates are also provided to students through the Student Hub.

Failure to register for both Fall and Winter terms as early as possible may result in an unfavourable schedule or in extreme cases the unavailability of required courses. No special arrangements will be made if you delay your registration.

Program Planning Worksheets for all undergraduate programs offered by the John Molson School of Business are available on the John Molson School of Business website. Program Planning Worksheets allow students to track their progress in their program and facilitate course selection for future registration.

Please visit Forms and Worksheets to print a copy of the worksheet for your specific John Molson School of Business program. You will not be able to proceed with your registration if you attempt to bypass any of the following academic regulations:

  • register for courses prior to your registration start date;
  • register for a course before completing the listed prerequisites;
  • register for a course concurrently with the listed prerequisites;
  • register for more than your allowed course load;
  • register for a course that is restricted to specific Majors and/or Minors, other than your own.

Registration for Summer Courses
Due to limited course selection in the Summer terms, students may not be able to register for a full course load. Hence, you are strongly encouraged to register as early as possible. Please see the Enrollment appointment dates for Summer.

Non-business Students

Students not enrolled in a program offered by the John Molson School of Business may register for a maximum of 6 business credits per term for an overall total of 30 business credits.

NOTE: The 30 credits include failed courses. Priority for registration is given to current John Molson School of Business students over non-business students. As such, space may not be available for all non-business students wanting to register in specific business courses.

Visiting Students

See information for:

Student Request Forms
Students who wish to submit a student request form can access the form at John Molson Undergraduate Forms and Procedures or visit our office at MB 4.201.

Potential Graduates for Spring and Fall Convocations

Please note that it is the responsibility of all potential graduating students to submit an application for graduation by the appropriate deadline:

  • January 15th for Spring graduation
  • July 15th for Fall graduation.

You can apply for graduation using the link above or through the Student Hub's My CU Account page. 

See Graduating?

Graduate student advising

Graduate advising information varies depending on program. For an overview of academic advising and suggested contacts by program:

 » See Academic Advising under the Graduate tab in the Registration guide.

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