Important Dates and Information for Fall 2023

SAS Registration Information and Add/Drop Dates – Fall 2023 

Please note that the following information pertains to add/drop for already-existing registrations. 
The final date to appeal to initiate a late registration is Friday, September 8. 

Add/Drop Period:  September 5 - 14, 2023

Where to add/drop classes:

6:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.  

On-Line Schedule of

View open and closed courses, registration restrictions (in the section notes), course formats, and search Core Curriculum courses.  


Things to keep in mind when adding and dropping classes: 

Registration & Advising Assistance: 

  • Advisors are available on SAS Live Chat beginning Tuesday September 5 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays during add/drop to assist students with registration questions and issues.  
    • We will return to regular hours of operation on 9/18.  
  • Advising by appointment (Zoom and in person) will resume AFTER add/drop on Monday, September 18.    

If you need registration assistance, do not make an appointment – go directly to SAS Live Chat for immediate assistance! 

Things to consider:  

  • Remember: 15 credits to finish! 
  • The maximum credit load is 20.5 credits for students in good academic standing.  
  • Review your WebReg schedule when you finish dropping courses to be certain your registration is correct. 
  • Travel time between campuses must be a minimum of 40 minutes.   
  • SAS students may use WebReg to withdraw from courses through October 30 as long as they retain 12 credits of active classes.  
    • Non-traditional students may use WebReg to withdraw from courses through October 30 as long as they retain 1 active course; there are NO REFUNDS for classes withdrawn after September 14. 
  • Requests for permission for non-traditional/reduced credit load must be approved before September 5.  

Important Dates: Bookmark this link! 

  • Labor Day – University Holiday, offices closed    Monday, September 4  
  • Fall 2023 Classes Begin    Tuesday, September 5 
  • Saturday Classes Begin     Saturday, September 9 
  • Last Day to Drop a Course Without a “W”      Thursday, September 14 
  • Last Day to Add a Course using WebReg        Thursday, September 14 
  • Last Day to Cancel Registration and Receive 100% Refund    Monday, September 18 
  • Registrations Cancelled for failure to acknowledge RU-HERE    Thursday, September 21 
  • Last Day for Seniors to elect the Pass/No Credit option    Friday, September 29 
  • Spring 2023 Schedule of Classes Available     Monday, October 16 
  • Last Day to Drop a course by Withdrawal**   Monday, October 30 
  • ATTEND THURSDAY CLASSES       Tuesday, November 21  
  • ATTEND FRIDAY CLASSES        Wednesday, November 22  
  • Thanksgiving Recess        November 23 - 26 
  • Registration for Spring 2023 begins      Monday, November 6 
  • Last Day of Classes       Wednesday, December 13 
  • Last Day to Withdraw from school (drop all classes)  Thursday, December 14 
  • Reading Day      Thursday, December 14 
  • Final Exam Period    Friday, December 15 – Friday December 22 

Confirm the Accuracy of Your Schedule: 

  • It is the personal responsibility of all students to confirm that they are registered appropriately. 
  • Check your registration status to be certain that withdrawal attempts are successful. 
  • View your final exam schedule here: 

Adding a Class After the Add/Drop Period: 

Adding a class/section after September 14th is generally not permitted and requires instructor permission. 

  • Contact to the instructor or the department offering the course to request permission.  
  • If granted, permission must in an email from the instructor’s official Rutgers email. 
    • If the course is full, permission must include a special permission number.  
  • Log onto SAS Live Chat and share permission form with an advisor, who will assist with registration. 

**Remember: there are NO refunds for withdrawing from a class after September 14th.