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Northwest Missouri State University

Preregistration - When Can I Enroll?

Spring 2016

Course Waitlist

A waitlist is an electronic list of students who would like to enroll in a closed class. Waitlisting does not guarantee enrollment into any class and not all classes have waitlists. Learn more about the process »

Spring 2016

This information applies to students currently enrolled in Fall 2015 ONLY

Enrollment Dates

Graduate Program: 0 and above Oct 26
Post-Baccalaureate: 0 and above Oct 26
Honors Program: 0 and above Oct 26
Senior: 130 and above Oct 26 Sophomore: 50 and above Nov 9
120 and above Oct 27 45 and above Nov 10
110 and above Oct 28 40 and above Nov 11
100 and above Oct 29 35 and above Nov 12
90 and above Oct 30 30 and above Nov 13
Junior: 80 and above Nov 2 Freshman: 20 and above Nov 16
75 and above Nov 3 15 and above Nov 17
70 and above Nov 4 10 and above Nov 18
65 and above Nov 5 5 and above Nov 19
60 and above Nov 6 0 and above Nov 20

Petition to supersede begins on Friday, November 20 for all students

Preregister for Spring 2016 classes

Preregistration begins October 26 through November 20 based on your total earned credit hours.  Your total (overall) earned credit hours can be found in CatPAWS under Student » Student Records » Academic Transcript (at the bottom of the page). 


An undergraduate student may submit an electronic Petition to Supersede beginning on Friday, November 20 as follows:

  • Log into CatPAWS.
  • Click on the Student tab.
  • Click on the Registration tile.
  • Click on the Supersede Petition link.
  • Choose the term in which the student wishes to supersede the course.
  • A list of courses eligible to be superseded will be displayed, grouped by Transfer,   Northwest and Registered courses. Click on the course link to be superseded.
  • Review the course and click Submit Supersede.
  • Review the confirmation of the supersede petition completion.
  • Completion of the Supersede Petition places a Permit on the eligible course
  • A student should then go to the Registration menu and enroll in the class section
    • Providing the course is open, and there are no prerequisite or co-requisite issues, the student may self-register for the course. 

Steps to preregister for classes

Registration Guide

How-To Guides

Campus Resources


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