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Class Registration


Registration is a great time to explore everything that Oxford College has to offer. Think of course registration (enrollment) as a process and not a one-time event. We know that registration can feel like a stressful experience, and your first-semester schedule may change many times before it is finalized. That is why we recommend students plan for multiple versions of their fall schedule, and we are here to support you through this process.

Canvas- Emory Essentials: Oxford Edition 2022-2023: Online Orientation & Registration Tools

Over the summer, you will have access to an online Canvas Course known as Emory Essentials Oxford Edition to help prepare for your transition to Oxford College. The canvas course features information about Oxford's General Education Program (GEP), academic policies, tips to help you prepare for class registration and more.

While many of us are accustomed to finding new information through search engines, the best way to plan your academic time at Oxford is by reading the Canvas course pages. Also, by completing the academic modules in this course, you can become eligible to attend Large Group Course Planning (Registration Preparation) information sessions or schedule a virtual academic advising appointment with the Advising Support Center (ASC). The Emory Essentials Oxford Edition Canvas course includes:

  • Registration Information and Planning Material
  • Placement Testing Information (specifically First Year Writing, Math, Arabic Language and more!)
    • NOTE: Some placement exams reside in different online platforms. Be sure to read the placement testing information on the Oxford College Welcome Website very closely!
  • Preprofessional Academic Advising Materials (for students interested in Pre health, Pre business, Pre Nursing, or Dual Degree pathways)
  • Links to schedule meetings with the Advising Support Center (ASC)
  • Links to Large Course Planning (Registration Preparation) Information Sessions
  • Links to the Peer Advising Network (PAN) Team and their programming
  • Academic Department and Program Information Sessions
  • Campus Resources
  • Information about New Student Orientation

Learn more about navigating Canvas.

Information About Academic Advising

Large Group Course Planning (Registration Information) sessions and individual Academic Advising meetings are available virtually over the summer (first-come, first-served) through the Advising Support Center. Meetings will be held via ZOOM. While advising appointments are not required, they are encouraged. If you cannot attend an individual appointment, you can easily attend one of the ASC's Large Group Course Planning (Registration Preparation) sessions.

Large Group Course Planning Information sessions with the Advising Support Center will be offered throughout the months of July and early August. During these group sessions, an ASC team member, with support from the Peer Advising Network (PAN) team, will l walk you through class registration, review first-year requirements and Oxford's General Education Requirements, and help you generate ideas for your first semester schedule.

Fall start students will be assigned their Discovery Seminar course with their assigned advisor in early August. Spring start students will be assigned their Discovery Seminar advisors in the fall. Students will have the opportunity to meet with their Discovery Seminar faculty advisors during New Student Orientation. Fall start students should remember to submit your Discovery Seminar preferences by the July 15th deadline!

Important Dates and Checklist Reminders:

  • June 1: Begin Emory Essentials Oxford Edition Canvas Course and review Reference Pages
  • Late July: OPUS Shopping Cart opens (begin exploring classes); Review fall 2022 schedule of classes using the Course Atlas tool begin scheduling online Pre-Registration Advising appointments
  • July 15- Submit Discovery Seminar Preference form and complete First Year Advising Questionnaire
  • July 1-August 6: Attend Large Group Course Planning Sessions*.
    • *Students must complete Emory Essentials Oxford edition Modules 1 and 2 before these sessions.
  • August 1, 2022: Placement Exam deadline (first year writing, Chemistry, Math, and World Languages)
  • August 9-12, 2022 : First Year Class registration for Fall 2022 (check OPUS later this summer for your official enrollment times)