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Northwest Missouri State University

Preregistration - When Can I Enroll?

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 »

Summer and Fall 2018

Summer and Fall 2018

This information applies to students currently enrolled in Spring 2018

Enrollments Dates

Graduate, Postbac and Honors Program Students: 0 and above Mar 12
Senior: 130 and above Mar 12    Sophomore: 50 and above Apr 2
120 and above Mar 13 45 and above Apr 3
110 and above Mar 14 40 and above Apr 4
100 and above Mar 15 35 and above Apr 5
90 and above Mar 16 30 and above Apr 6
Junior: 80 and above Mar 26 Freshman: 20 and above Apr 9
75 and above Mar 27 15 and above Apr 10
70 and above Mar 28 10 and above Apr 11
65 and above Mar 29 5 and above Apr 12
60 and above Mar 30 0 and above Apr 13

Petition to supersede is available starting on Monday, March 12

Preregister for Summer and Fall 2018 classes

Preregistration begins March 12 through April 13 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An undergraduate student is eligible to enroll for a course to be superseded starting on their preregistration enrollment date based on their earned credit hours.

A student MUST submit an electronic Petition to Supersede before attempting to enroll in the class.

The Petition to Supersede may be completed starting on Monday, March 12 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  • A list of courses eligible to be superseded will be displayed, grouped by Transfer, Northwest and Registered courses. Click on the course link to be superseded.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

Find Class Openings for Summer & Fall 2018

Note: Publication of the semester Class Schedule/Class Openings should not be considered a guarantee, and are subject to change based on availability of resources and programmatic needs.