Course Registration & Withdrawal Information
If you have not registered yet for your classes, feel free to go onto MyAccess and register for the classes needed according to your coursework. Please look below for instructions on how to register. Each program’s curriculum will be listed under your program in the Academics section.
First, log into MyAccess and click on the “Student” tab, which is one of the tabs on the top. Click on the “Registration” link, as shown in the photo below.
If the “Select Term” option shows up, please select the appropriate semester/term that you are registering for. Once you select your semester/term, you should be under the “Add or Drop Courses” page. You will then see your Current Schedule displayed. To add a course, go under the “Add Classes Worksheet” section. If you know your course’s CRN (Course Request Number), you may type them in the boxes provided. If you do not know your course’s CRN, you may click on “Class Search” to find the courses you would like to register for.
When you click on “Class Search,” you should see the following page. If you would like to add any MICB courses, then please look for the subject, “Microbiology.” If you would like to add any online CBTA courses, then please look for the subject, “Certificate in BHTA & EID (Online).” Once you click on “Course Search,” you will see a page listing of the courses being offered in that semester/term, and you may add those courses to your schedule.
To be officially registered, you will need to make sure there are no holds on your accounts and that you have paid off your tuition. For more information on any holds and billing, you may visit Student Accounts.
Students should be able to add and drop courses before the end of Add/Drop registration period online through MyAccess. However, if you are unable to add or drop the course online, then you will need to complete the Add/Drop Form and hand in the forms to the program coordinator and the University Registrar.
If students wish to drop and withdraw from a course after the end of Add/Drop registration period, students will also need to use the Add/Drop Form to withdraw before the course withdrawal deadline.
The registration period will close on Friday of the second week of each semester. For example, for Spring 2019, since classes start on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, the Add/Drop registration period will close on Friday, January 18th, 2019.
Canvas is Georgetown’s learning management system. Once classes begin, you should be able to see the majority of your courses that you have officially registered for listed on this online platform. Please note that not all of your professors use this online platform for every class, so do not panic if you do not see one of your classes listed. Be sure to communicate with your professor to clarify whether they will be using this online platform or not.
Log in to Canvas with your netID and netID password.
If you wish to take an elective course outside of our MICB department, please reach out to the professor(s) of the course(s) you want to take and the director of your program to receive permission to take that course.
If you wish to take an elective course outside of what is listed in your curriculum, but this course is under the MICB Department, you will not need to receive permission from the professor of those courses. However, you are required to contact and inform your program director, as to why you wish to take MICB courses outside of what is listed in your curriculum. The electives that you see in the curriculum are courses that the program directors recommend for their students to take in relation to their program, and are the ones that will count toward your degree.
If you wish to take courses outside of your department or MICB courses that are not listed in your curriculum, it is necessary to inform your program director to know, so we can make sure to count those credits toward your degree.