The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Registration Instructions

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Registration Instructions

Fall 2024 (and Summer 2024) Registration Instructions

Registration advising (and pre-registration for Fall 2024 Architecture electives) will take place in the Office of the School of Architecture (Foundation Building Room 301) according to the following schedule:

Returning M.S. Arch & Rising 5th-year students
Wednesday, April 10
8am - 6pm
Online registration opens for you at 9am (NY time) on Tuesday, April 16*

Rising 3rd- and 4th-year students:
Thursday, April 11
8am - 6pm
Online registration opens for you at 8am (NY time) on Wednesday, April 17*

Rising 2nd-year students
Friday, April 12
8am - 5pm
Online registration opens for you at 9am (NY time) on Thursday, April 18*

*Online registration opens on Student Self-Service at 9am on Tuesday, April 16 and is prioritized by year. The closer you are to graduation, the earlier you register. Once your registration day begins, you can register at any time — but the longer you wait the fewer options you will have — until registration closes at 11:59pm (NY time) on Friday, April 19. 

See the step-by-step illustrated guide to using Student Self-Service available via the link below:

Registration Rules, Regulations, Dates and Deadlines

(1) If you do not complete your online registration by 11:59pm (NY time) on Friday, April 19, it will be necessary for you to wait until Tuesday, September 3, the first day of the fall 2024 semester, to register late and to pay the late registration fee of $100.

(2) Schedule changes may take place, via Student Self-Service, during the add/drop period at the start of the fall semester, September 3 – September 10. Schedule changes must be approved by the School of Architecture Office. Beginning Wednesday, September 11, no courses may be added but it will be possible to withdraw from a course with permission of the Dean of the School of Architecture and the instructor. A fee of $25 will be charged for each withdrawal. If the student is passing the course at the time of withdrawal, the designation of "W" will appear on the record. If the student is failing the course, a grade of "WF" will be recorded.

(3) No classes may be added after Tuesday, September 10. It will be possible to withdraw from courses, with the appropriate authorization and fee payment, until Tuesday, October 29, by following the above procedure.

(4) If you have an outstanding financial obligation to The Cooper Union: student fee, international student fee, lab fee, graduation fee, medical insurance fee, etc., you can find this information in Student Self-Service and make your payment via Student Self-Service (24/7 and before registration). Meeting your financial obligation before registration will allow you to register on time when you will potentially have the most options.

(5) Registration advising for Summer 2024 classes and registration for Summer 2024 classes will also take place according to the above schedule.

(6) The fall 2024 semester begins on Tuesday, September 3. 

(7) See the academic calendar for important dates and scheduling irregularities for the Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 semesters.























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