Students may register online through Student Self Service. Quick steps for registration are listed below. For more detailed information, see Banner Student Self Service for Records and Registration .

To Register

  1. Once you have accessed the Student Self Service page, Click Web Self Service
  2. The first time you log in, you will be prompted to change your security pin. Your pin must be at least six numbers long
        • Enter old pin
        • Enter new pin
        • Confirm new pin
        • Click Login
  3. Confirm your new pin
  4. Select Security Question and Answer or Create Your Own. If you decide to create your own security question, the question must be at least 10 characters and the answer must be at least 6 characters.
  5. Click Submit
  6. You are then directed to the main menu. From Student Self Service, select Student.
  7. Click Registration and then Add/Drop Classes
  8. Select the appropriate term/semester
  9. Click Submit
  10. Type one Course Reference Number (CRN) into each field.  If you do not have CRN number(s) see instructions on Searching for Classes.  Note CRNs are different every semester.
  11. Click Submit Changes
  12. A screen confirming your registration will appear. If any of the classes for which you wanted to register do not appear in the Current Schedule area, scroll down the page to view the error messages, which will tell you why you were not able to register. Please contact the Registrar's office for help with registration error messages.

To Drop Course(s)

  1. Go to the Add/Drop Classes option where your registered classes appear.
  2. Click on the down arrow in the "ACTION" column to the left of the course you would like to drop.
  3. Click on "Drop Web".
  4. Click Submit Changes.

Searching for Classes

  1. Login to Student Self Service with your Fisk Student ID and PIN (if this is your first time, see instructions for Registering for Classes)
  2. Click Student from the Student Self Service Menu
  3. Then click Registration and then Add or Drop Classes
  4. Select the appropriate term/semester
  5. To search for classes, click Class Search.
  6. Search by Subject-- the search can be filtered by title, class start and end times, method of instruction, etc.
  7. Choose your class by clicking Select which places a checkbox to the left of the course.
  8. Register for the course by clicking Register.

To Add Course(s)

To add a course during regular registration, see instructions for Registration.

Students may add courses through the last day of registration. The last date that a student may add classes is published in the Academic Calendar.  A student who attends class without officially registering or following the procedures for adding a class will not receive credit for that class. No student will be added to a course after the last day to add in the Academic Calendar . All class official start dates coincide with the Academic Calendar regardless of class meeting times and days. To add a class the student must complete a Drop/Add Form with the assistance of an advisor or other designated Fisk personnel, submit the form to Office of the Registrar with the appropriate signatures, and pay any additional fees required by the Business Office .


Withdrawing from Classes

To drop a course during regular registration, see instructions for Registration.

A student may officially drop or withdraw from a course within the prescribed time allowed by the College. The date on which the student withdraws from a course impacts the amount of refund to which the student may be entitled. To withdraw from a course a student will need to complete the appropriate Drop/Add form with an advisor or other designated Fisk personnel and submit the form to the Office of the Registrar with the appropriate signatures.  See Business Office  for more information on refunds

Withdrawal from University

When a student must withdraw from the University, a Comprehensive Enrollment Status form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar for processing.  The student must withdraw fulfill any financial obligations to the University prior to withdrawal.

Unofficial Withdrawals

When a student enrolls in a course and stops attending the class, the student is considered unofficially withdrawn.  Faculty must report students "not attending" and the last date of attendance for any student who has been determined to have stopped attending class. Students receiving Financial Aid and/or Veterans Educational Benefits may be required to repay such funds when classes are not properly attended.

Cross Registration

Cross-registration is available for Fisk students wishing to supplement their Fisk coursework with studies at Meharry Medical College, Watkins College of Art & Design,  Belmont University and/or Vanderbilt University. Cross-registration is permissible only for courses not offered at Fisk University and for classes that can accommodate additional enrollments at the targeted institution. Registration proceeds at Fisk and through established procedures that guarantee class and laboratory spaces at the cooperating institution. Permission for cross-registration must be obtained in advance from the advisor, appropriate department chair, and the provost. Credit hours and grades are transferred back to Fisk.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Being an upper-class student
  • Possessing a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

See Forms for appropriate cross registration form.