Step by Step Instructions

Follow the steps below and you will be on your way to a successful semester at the University of New Orleans. Some steps may not apply to you. Pick out those that do apply and check them off as you complete them. For steps you have not completed, refer to the Important Dates  calendar for deadline dates.

Who Are You?

  • New Freshmen: never attended a college/university before
  • Re-Entry Student: previously attended UNO
  • Transfer Student: attended another college/university, but have not attended UNO
  • Graduate Student: have received a degree from UNO or another college/university
  • Continuing Student: attended UNO in the semester prior to the term of enrolling

 

 

 

Step 1 NEW FRESHMEN BE ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION
  REENTRY* 1. Visit the Office of Admissions website
  TRANSFER 2. Contact the Office of Admissions for application information.
  NEW GRADUATE * If you did not enroll for the prior semester
Step 2 NEW FRESHMEN ACCEPT OR DENY YOUR OFFER OF ADMISSIONS ON WebSTAR
  TRANSFER To establish your user name and password to access WebSTAR and your UNO email account, go here: https://cams.ucc.uno.edu/ipasswd/. The Office of Admissions will notify the Registrar's Office to activate your ability to register for the upcoming semester.
Step 3 NEW FRESHMEN PROVIDE PROOF OF SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION
  TRANSFER (NEW MALE STUDENTS ONLY)
  NEW GRADUATE STUDENTS See the Selective Service section of the Bulletin for details.
Step 4 NEW FRESHMEN PROVIDE IMMUNIZATION RECORDS
  TRANSFER
NEW GRADUATE
Complete the Immunization Form included with your admissions acceptance letter and return it to UNO Student Health Services; University of New Orleans; University Center Room 244; New Orleans, LA 70148. More information >>
Step 5 NEW FRESHMEN** ATTEND ORIENTATION
  TRANSFER Orientation assists you with the transition to university life, provides academic advising, and helps your register for your first semester of classes. Contact the Office of New Student Orientation for dates and details at (504) 280-5458. Visit the website >>
    ** Orientation is required for all Freshmen new students.
Step 6 NEW FRESHMEN TAKE PLACEMENT TESTS (if necessary)
  TRANSFER For information on Mathematics, English and Foreign Language Placement Tests, see the Placement Tests section of the Bulletin for details.
Step 7 ALL STUDENTS BE ADVISED
    Advising is available and recommended for all students. It is required for all new freshmen, any student with less than 30 hours and those students in the college/programs listed below. You should contact your department office for specific information about advising. Transfer and Freshman students will be advised at orientation.
  Education (ED 242).................. Pre-Education students (Undergraduates who do not have a 2.2 GPA or who have 29 hours of college credit.)
  Engineering (EN 910)............ All students
  Interdisciplinary Studies (ED 124)...... All first time students with 30 hours or less
  Undergraduates in................... Anthropology (MH 352), Arts Administration (MH 207), Chemistry (CSB 102); Computer Science (MATH 308); English (LA 201), Environmental Science & Policy (GP 1065); Film, Theatre and Communication Arts (PAC 307), Fine Arts (FA 113), Foreign Languages (LA 239), Geography (MH 352), Geology/Geophysics (GP 1065); History (LA 135), International Studies (MH 237), Journalism (LA 201), Mathematics (MATH 207); Music (PAC 331), Philosophy (LA 397), Physics (SC 1021); Political Science/Public Administration (MH 256), Pre-Allied Health, Pre-Nursing ( SC 1100), Freshman in Biology, Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet, Pre-Pharmacy and other Biology students (CC 200); Psychology (GP 2001), Sociology (MH 193), Undecided (LART- MH 273), Urban Studies (MH 304), Urban and Regional Planning (MH 368), Women's Studies (Minor Only - LA 327).
  Graduates in............................. Chemistry (CSB 102); Computer Science (MATH 311);Geology/Geophysics (GP 1065); Mathematics (MATH 207); Physics (SC 1021); Psychology (GP 2001).
 
NOTE: Students should check each course prerequisite(s) in the UNO Catalog.
     
Step 8 ALL STUDENTS REGISTER FOR CLASSES
    After being advised, you can register for classes. Check the information about when and how to register on the ' WebSTAR Registration ' and Registration sections.
Step 9 ALL STUDENTS PAY FEES
    After registering for classes, you must pay your fees to complete the enrollment process. For payment options and deadlines, refer to the fee payment section beginning with Registration Fee Payment/Financial Aid. For a schedule of all fees, see the Tuition and Fees section.
    Note: Be aware any payments to your account will not be reflected until the following day. Wait 24 hours to check your current financial statement.
Step 10 ALL STUDENTS ADJUSTING YOUR SCHEDULE
    You can make changes to your schedule at the following times:
  1. If you register during Registration, you can make
    adjustments through Late Registration.
  2. Late Registration is the last opportunity to make schedule changes. Check the Important dates calendar for the last day to make changes. See the Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment section of the Bulletin for further information.
  3. You may drop courses ONLY through the 53rd class day of a regular semester or the equivalent date for a shorter semester/term.
Step 11 ALL STUDENTS OBTAIN STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARD
    If you do not have one, you should obtain a valid UNO ID card. For more information on when and where to obtain one, see the ID Cards section of the bulletin.
Step 12 ALL STUDENTS OBTAIN PARKING DECAL
    To park on campus, you must have a valid parking decal. Details can be found from the Parking Decals and Information section of the bulletin.
Step 13 ALL STUDENTS BUY BOOKS
    Bookstore hours are listed in the Getting Books and Supplies: UNO Bookstore section of the bulletin.
Step 14 ALL STUDENTS GO TO CLASS!!!
    See the Important dates calendar or the first class day, holidays, deadlines, etc.