Online Class Registration FAQ


Students may view a course catalog, create their class schedules, and alter their registration online.

Refer to the Pre-Registration Priority Dates to see your assigned registration date. You will also receive an email with an assigned time slot. This time slot indicates when you can begin registration on your registration date. The time is randomly assigned and cannot be changed. You can view your registration date and time slot in DegreeWorks. If you don't see your assigned time slot, contact the Office of the University Registrar at Refer to the Registrar's Time Ticketing page for more information about registration time slots.

  1. Log into the WVU Portal
  2. Click the STAR link. If prompted, enter your Login credentials to continue.
  3. Click the Student Services & Housing tab. 
  4. Click Access Registration Tools
  5. Click Add or Drop. (Here you can search and add courses or add a course manually by entering the CRN.) If you would like to browse available courses before registering, select Browse Classes from the Registration Menu, or build and preview possible semester schedules using Schedule BuilderIf you can't find a class, check your search parameters and make sure nothing is checked that shouldn't be.
  6. Select the term from the dropdown menu and click Submit.
  7. Select the Subject for the courses you wish to add.
    Note: If you would like to browse multiple subjects at once, you can click separate subjects while holding the Ctrl key on your keyboard.
  8. If you are on a regional campus, change the Campus/Location selection as needed.
  9. Fill out any other fields that are relevant to your search. Otherwise, leave the remaining fields blank or set to their default of All
  10. Click Section Search at the bottom of the page.
  11. If a class is open, click the box on the left side of the page under the Select heading.
  12. Click Register at the bottom of the page to register for the selected class. If no error messages are received, you are now registered for the class.
  13. Once you have completed registration, sign out and close your browser.

Note: Some classes have pre-requisites or require approval before registering. Advising and other account holds may also prevent you from scheduling online. 

  1. Log in to the WVU Portal and select STAR.
  2. Click Student Services & Housing.
  3. Click Access Registration Tools.
  4. Click Look-up Schedule Details.
If you have mistakenly registered for the wrong class while creating your schedule or wish to drop a class during the semester, view the Drop or Withdraw From Classes FAQ for instructions.
Check the Student Registration Issues and Errors article for common errors and their solutions. If you need further assistance, contact the ITS Service Desk.


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