Register for classes

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About Registration

Registration allows you to select your courses for the upcoming term.

Students must set up a payment plan or be prepared to pay in full in order to register. If a student is fully funded at the time of registration, enrolling a fully funded payment plan will be available.

Meet with an advisor

New students at Day Campus should contact their admissions counselor at

Returning students at Day Campus are required to meet with an academic advisor every semester prior to registering for classes. To make an appointment, click the “Email My Advisor” link in the Academics section of CougarTrack. 

Students studying in the evening in Columbia, MO, at a location outside of Columbia, MO or online are also encouraged to contact their venue to meet with an advisor before registering.

How to register

Register through CougarTrack

All students may register for classes through CougarTrack. Once signed in, select the “Register or Drop Classes (Self- Service Student Planning)” option listed under CC Links, then select “Register and Manage Classes.” The planner also allows students to plan courses needed to complete a degree and request for their advisor to review the plan.

eRegistration FAQs

Register in person

Students may get assistance registering for classes in person at the Enrollment Service Center, on campus in Columbia, MO.

Register by proxy

If students are not able to register through CougarTrack or in person, they may send a proxy to register in person on their behalf at the Enrollment Service Center during open hours. Students who need to send someone else to register in person must complete the Registration Proxy Form .