New Student Registration

If you have received your acceptance letter from BGSU, your next step is to meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss course registration.

Click on the following steps below to help prepare for your advising appointment.

Preparing for your Appointment

Your email and letter from admissions included your BGSU ID number.

To create your account, go to www.bgsu.edu/newaccount   

If you are planning to take a General Studies Writing course to fulfill a high school English credit you will need to complete our Writing Placement,

If you are planning to take a math course or a math-based Science course, you may need to take a Math placement.  

Please complete all placement testing prior to your schedule advising appointment.

You can find placement information here:
 http://www.bgsu.edu/college-credit-plus/Placement  

Prior to your advising appointment, it is important that you discuss your course options with your high school counselor.  It is recommended that you discuss the following:

  • Make sure your intent to participate form has been submitted.
  • What courses you need for graduation.
  • How many courses you need for athletic eligibility (if applicable).
  • The times that your Jr/High school classes will meet.

It is recommended that CCP students choose courses from the BG Perspective or our General Education curriculum.  You can find a list of these classes here: http://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/bg-perspective/documents/2015/2017,-Fall-BGP-Course-List-(4-7-17).pdf  

Be prepared to talk about your major/career interests with your academic advisor.

If you are ONLY taking a BGSU course at your high school. You are not required to meet with an Academic Advisor.  Orientation sessions will be held in your classroom.

Please read below for informaiton on how to make an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

Spring 2018: To register for Spring 2018 course (courses begin in January), make an appointment with an Academic Advisor by calling 419-372-8943.  Registration for Spring courses begins in late October.

Summer 2018: To register for Summer 2018 course(s) (courses begin in May or June), make an appointment with an Academic Advisor by calling 419-372-8943.  Registration for Summer courses begins in February. 

Fall 2018: Registration for Fall courses begins in May.

  • For 1-2 courses: If you are planning to take 1-2 courses for the Fall 2018 semester, we will offer group advising appointments beginning in May 2018.  The sign-up link will be posted in April.
  • For more than 2 courses: If you are planning to take more than 1-2 courses for the Fall 2018 semester, please call our office 419-372-8943.

Now that you have completed the steps to prepare for you appointment you're ready to meet with your academic advisor.

Location:  Your advisor is located in 101 University Hall.  You can find driving directions here: http://map.bgsu.edu/map/?id=652&mrkIid=88412  

Parking:  There are 2 "CCP Advising" Parking spaces located in Lot A.  Lot A as located off of Wooster Street at the end of South College.  When you turn into the Lot A, turn right, and the two labeled spots are on the right labeled "CCP Advising"

What to Bring: Bring your HS schedule, a list of courses you're interested in, questions!