Registration Instructions

Registration Instructions

Continuing students, access the link to Self-Service Banner (SSB) in their myRCC portal.

Visiting students, see registration steps for visiting and non-matriculating students.

  1. Login to the myRCC student portal using a web browser. Google Chrome is recommended.
  2. Click on the Self-Service link under My Apps.Screenshot of My Apps with Self-Service link highlightedThe Banner Student Services page will open as seen below.Screenshot of Banner Student Services page
  3. Click on the Ellucian Menu (the four boxes) or click Alt + M – then under Student Menu, click on Student Registration Self Service
    Screenshot of Student Menu with arrows pointing at Ellucian Menu, Student Menu and Student Registration Self Service
    You are now on the Banner Student Registration pageScreenshot of Banner Student Registration page
  4. Click on the Register/Drop Classes linkScreenshot of Register/Drop Classes link
  5. Choose a Term from the drop down and click Continue.
    Screenshot of Select a Term dropdown
  6. From here, you can register two different ways:
    Register using Find Classes tab or Enter CRNs tab
    Screenshot showing register using find classes and register by enter CRNs tabs
    1. Find Classes tab
      Screenshot of find classes tab. Find classes by subject, course number or using Advanced Search
      1. Click the blank box next to Subject to scroll through the subjects or type in the desired subject. Click Search.
      2. Click on the Course title to view details about the course
      3. Click on the Add button to the right to add the course to your Registration Summary. The added course will be posted under Summary section to the bottom right of the screen and on the Schedule section to the bottom left of the screen.
        Register for classes screenshot highlighting click Add to add course to summary and click Submit to Register
      4. Click Submit to register for the course. The enrollment status will then change to Registered.It is important to remember to click Submit to save your changes. Unless a course shows the enrollment status as Registered, you are not registered for the course. It will show Pending/Web Registered until you click Submit.
        Save successful screenshot showing classes registered for and schedule
    2. Enter CRNs tab
      1. Click on the Enter CRNs tab to register for classes based on their Course Reference Numbers.
        enter CRNs screenshot
      2. To add multiple CRNs, click on Add Another CRN for each additional class that you wish to register for.
      3. When you have finished entering the CRNs, click Add to Summary for them to be added to your Registration Summary.
      4. Click Submit on the Registration Summary to register for these classes. It is important to remember to click Submit to save your changes. Unless a course shows the enrollment status as Registered, you are not registered for the course. It will show Pending/Web Registered until you click Submit.

How to Register
ENG 10100 and the Corequisite ENG 09800

  1. On Self Service, Search for ENG 10100 and find the section time that you want
    1. Look for courses with a section number starting with a “9” (i.e. 944) – these are the sections that require the ENG 09800 corequisite course
    2. Click on the underlined, hyperlinked title of the ENG 10100 course so that the Class Details box pops up (as noted below)
      register for classes screenshot with College Writing I Lecture circled
      class details screenshot
    3. Once in the Class Details box, click on the Corequisites tab to find the ENG 09800 section that is linked to this ENG 10100 course (see below).
      class details screenshot with corequisites underlined and CRNs circled
    4. Write down or note the CRN number of the ENG 09800 class that is linked to this ENG 10100 course (in this example, the CRN is 81128)
    5. Close the Class Details box and hit the ADD button (see below) to add the desired course ENG 10100 section to your Summary box that appears in the lower right hand corner of the screen. Let the ENG 10100 course sit in your Summary box for now. DO NOT SUBMIT YET.
      register for classes screenshot with add button circled
  2. Find the Enter CRNs tab (see below). Click on it and enter the ENG 09800 CRN that you found in the Corequisite tab of the ENG 10100 Class Details box. In our example, the CRN is 81128. (See example below). Click on the Add to Summary button.
    register for classes screenshot with enter CRNs circled
    register for classes screenshot with CRN text input circled
  3. Now, with the ENG 10100 and the ENG 09800 courses in your Summary box, and both marked with the status “Pending” and “Registered,” hit the Submit button in the lower right hand corner. You will see the status change for both courses to a highlighted green “Registered.”

How to Register
MAT 10110 or MAT 10010 and the Corequisite MAT 04810

  1. On Self Service, Search for MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 and find the section time that you want
    1. Click on the underlined, hyperlinked title of the MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 course so that the Class Details box pops up (as noted below)
      register for classes screenshot with Quantitative Literacy Lecture circled
      class details screenshot
    2. Once in the Class Details box, click on the Corequisites tab to find the MAT 04810 section that is linked to this MAT 10010 course (see below).
      class details screenshot with corequisites tab underlined and CRNs circled
    3. Write down or note the CRN number of the MAT 04810 class that is linked to this MAT 10010 course (in this example, the CRN is 80989)
    4. Close the Class Details box and hit the ADD button (see below) to add the desired course MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 section to your Summary box that appears in the lower right hand corner of the screen. Let the MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 course sit in your Summary box for now. DO NOT SUBMIT YET.
      register for classes screenshot with add button circled
  2. Find the Enter CRNs tab (see below). Click on it and enter the MAT 04810 CRN that you found in the Corequisite tab of the MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 Class Details box. In our example, the CRN is 80989. (See example below). Click on the Add to Summary button.
    register for classes screenshot with Enter CRNs tab circled
    register for classes screenshot with CRN text input circled
  3. Now, with the MAT 10010 or MAT 10110 and the MAT 04810 courses in your Summary box, and both marked with the status “Pending” and “Registered,” hit the Submit button in the lower right hand corner. You will see the status change for both courses to a highlighted green “Registered.”

Video: How to View Your Class Schedule

The Schedule window creates a visual weekly class schedule based on the classes that you are registered for or that are pending in your Registration Summary.

schedule window screenshot

Video: How to Drop a Class

  1. In the Action column, click on the drop-down menu next to the class that you would like to drop or remove. This will display the enrollment status options:
    1. Remove (for drops prior to the start)
    2. Drop (for drops in the refund period)
    3. Withdraw (for drops after the refund period).
  2. Click on the appropriate status.
    screenshot showing add/remove course dropdown
  3. Click Submit. This will remove the course from your schedule and drop you from the class.

    NOTE: dropping a course after the start of the term or academic period may leave you with an outstanding tuition balance due to the College. Please see the Academic Calendar for more information.

It is important to remember to click Submit to save your changes. Unless a course shows the enrollment status as Registered, you are not registered for the course. It will show Pending/Web Registered until you click Submit.

In-Person Courses

  • In-person courses will be designated with a building and room numberNote: Some in-person courses may rotate attendance in the classroom; your instructor will describe the details of this type of attendance. Course capacities have been reduced for in-person courses and social distancing rules will be maintained.

Remote and Online Courses

  • Remote and online courses are either Synchronous or Asynchronous. These designations are noted in Self Service in the Meeting Times column on each course record. Please note that the columns in the course record can be expanded by hovering your mouse over the column separator and pulling the column wider to fully expose all the text.
    • Synchronous means that there are routine course meeting times where class activities are conducted through a virtual platform. In Self Service, courses labeled Remote Learning are generally synchronous courses. In addition, some Online-Blackboard and Online-Collaborate courses are synchronous. Look for calendar days and times – – these are indicators that the course has designated, routine meeting times.
      screenshot of meeting time column with days highlighted indicating synchronous
    • Asynchronous means that there is no standard, routine course meeting times. In Self Service, many courses labeled Online-Blackboard are asynchronous. If no calendar days and times are indicated, then the course is asynchronous.
      screenshot of meeting time column with no days highlighted indicating asynchronous

Full Semester and Flex Start

Video: How to Register for Flex Start 2 Courses

To determine if a class is for the full semester or one of the flex start sessions, expand the meeting times column by dragging the right side of the column header until you can see the start date and end date.

Screenshot of meeting times with full semester dates underlined

  • Full semester courses have a start date of the first day of the semester and end date of the last day of the semester
  • Flex Start 1 courses have a start date of the first day of the semester and end date in October for fall and March for spring.
  • Flex Start 2 courses have a start date in October for fall and March for spring and end date of the last day of the semester

RCC’s Schedule Planner allows students to quickly create conflict free schedules based on our current class offerings. Students select classes, put in times they are not available and the Schedule Planner gives them multiple options of schedules that meet their needs.

Watch the video and follow the instructions below to create the perfect schedule!

PLANNING YOUR SCHEDULE

  1. Log in to myRCC and click on Schedule Planner from the list of “My Apps”:
    screenshot of the My Apps section on myRCC with Schedule Planner highlightedOr go to the Schedule Planner App and log in with your myRCC username and password.
  2. Select a term and click “Save and Continue”:
    screenshot of the Select Term menu with Spring 2021 and the Save and Continue button highlighted
  3. Select a campus and click “Save and Continue”:NOTE: You can select more than one campus OR you can select “Select All Campuses.”
    screenshot of Select Campus with arrows highlighting Main Campus, Online and the Save and Continue button
  4. Filter your search as needed:
    • Course Status (Open or both Open/Full)
    • Campuses (Main Campus, Nyack Hospitality Center, Online, etc.)
    • Instruction Mode (e.g. Asynchronous, Synchronous, etc.)
    • Term (Winter 2021, Spring 2021)
    • Part of Term (e.g. Flex I, Flex II, etc.)

    screenshot of filter options

    Synchronous means that there are routine meeting times where class activities are conducted through a virtual platform.

    Asynchronous means that there is no standard, routine course meeting times.

    For more information on Instruction Modes and Parts of Term please review the Quick Guide to Self-Service Banner on this page.

    Visit the Academic Calendar for Full and Flex Start dates.

  5. Click “ADD BREAK” to indicate times you do not wish to take classes (*recommended*):
    screenshot of Breaks option with arrow highlighting the Add Break buttonscreenshot of Add New Break options with arrow highlighting Add Break buttonTips to utilize this feature:
    • Create multiple breaks to narrow down your search.
    • If you want a Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule, create a break on Tuesdays and Thursdays:
      screenshot of break options with 8am to 10pm Tuesday and Thursday selected and arrow highlighting Save Break button
    • If you want all your classes between 10am and 2pm, create a break that ends at 10am, and another break that starts at 2pm.
      screenshot with two breaks on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 10am and 2pm to 10pm
  6. Click “Add Course” to choose classes.
    courses screenshot with arrow highlighting Add Course buttonYou can search by SUBJECT (e.g. Biology), ATTRIBUTE (e.g. Western Civilization General Education), or INSTRUCTOR NAME:
    screenshot showing Add Course search by tabs with Add Course button highlightedAfter you add a course, it will pop up on the right hand panel under “Desired Courses”:
    screenshot of desired coursesTo add another course, click on the SUBJECT field and make a new selection from the drop-down menu OR select a new search criteria (attribute, instructor, etc.). Once you have added all your courses, click “BACK
    screenshot of a course description with Back button highlighted with circle and arrow
  7. To narrow down your options, click on “Sections” to view the available options for each section. De-select the sections that you don’t want:
    screenshot of Courses with Sections option highlightedscreenshot of a list of sections for a courseNOTE: If there are no times listed, the course is asynchronous online!
  8. After adding all of your courses click “Generate Schedules”. Browse your schedule options and click “View” to see details. You can also check off at least two schedules, and select “Compare” for a side by side comparison.
    Schedules screenshot with Generate Schedules button highlighted
  9. Click “View” to select your preferred schedule:
    screenshot of schedules list with the View option highlighted
  10. Click “Send to Banner Registration Page.”NOTE: The following steps are very important, please read carefully!
    screenshot of schedule with Send to Banner Registration button highlighted
  11. The following notification will pop up:”This Schedule will now be transferred to the Banner Registration Page and the Schedule Planner will close. Do you want to continue?”

    Select CONTINUE to be transferred to Banner.

REGISTERING IN BANNER

  1. Select a term and click “Continue
    screenshot of Banner Terms Open for Registration dropdown select list and continue button
  2. Click the “Plans” tab:
    screenshot of Banner Register for Classes with Plans tab highlighted
  3. Click “Add All” to add the classes to your cart
    screenshot highlighting the Add All button
  4. Your courses will be added to your Summary as Pending.
    screenshot of course schedule with Pending status highlighted
  5. Double check that you have selected your intended courses, and then select Submit to complete your registration (IMPORTANT)!
    screenshot of course schedule with Submit button highlightedscreenshot of course schedule with Registered status highlighted