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Registration Information

Review the steps you'll take to register for classes and the resources available to you.

Register for Classes

All students must be admitted to USD before registering for classes. Registration at USD generally includes the following steps:

  1. Academic advising. Meet with your advisor to plan your schedule, discuss your educational and program options and remain on track to complete your degree requirements.
  2. Registration. For incoming students, registration will take place when you meet with an academic advisor. For current students, you'll register using Registration Self-Service.
  3. Paying your bill. Complete your enrollment by paying your tuition and fees bill.

View the resources below for more information about what your unique registration process looks like.


Registration Self-Service

Many students register for classes through Registration Self-Service. We've created a series of tools to walk you through how to use this system.


Departments & Facilities

The following offices offer support to students during the registration process. 
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The Office of the Registrar serves as the institutional guardian for official academic information and records in supporting the faculty, staff and students of the University of South Dakota.

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Academic & Career Planning Center

Every step of your college journey, USD has the resources that will help you navigate the unknown and be successful. Our services are designed to help students reach their potential personally, academically and professionally.

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Disability Services

Disability Services is committed to providing services and support to ensure that students are able to access and participate in all of the activities, programs and services at USD. Our services are available to students with a qualifying and documented learning, physical or psychological disability.

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Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides technology support for USD's students, faculty and staff.

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Continuing & Distance Education

We play the lead role in the development and coordination of programs and services related to online and off-campus programs and courses at USD.

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