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Incoming Student Registration

The Advising Center’s role is to register you into your first semester of courses.

Learn more about the timeline and process of academic advising and registration by reviewing the information on this page.

Fall 2024 Registration Timeline

Date Information
May 1 Submit your Registration Profile and $300 enrollment deposit by this date.
May 20 Virtual advising appointments begin (receive your course schedule and review transfer credit by scheduling an appointment on MyAccount via the “Register for Academic Advising” task) – Transfer students only
Jun 17 Complete placement exams & surveys (recommended completion date).
Jun 25Freshmen course schedules released in MyAccount via the “Review Course Schedule” task. For help viewing or changing your schedule, view our resource page, including first-semester course recommendations early access students only*

*Note: Freshmen students who deposit by Admitted Student Day on April 3 are eligible to access their schedule early on MyAccount.
July 2 Enrollment begins (See MyAccount for Tasks to Complete).

Freshmen course schedules released in MyAccount via the “Review Course Schedule'' task. For help viewing or changing your schedule, view our resource page, including first-semester course recommendations.
Aug 15 Down payment and all fall enrollment tasks are due in MyAccount.
Aug 26 Fall 2024 semester begins; Classes dropped for students who have not completed enrollment.
Sept 4 Last day to complete late enrollment for Fall 2024.

Complete Placement Exams

Most of Biola’s majors require placement exams. View our Placement Exam Website for information on which placements you need and how to complete your placement requirements.

Finishing placement exams early ensures the accuracy of your course schedule when your advisor registers you into your first-semester classes.

Biola offers placement in the following subjects:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Foreign Language
  3. Music
  4. Physics
  5. Writing
Placement Exam Website

Access Your Course Schedule

  1. View your Registration Time Ticket

    What is a time ticket?

    Your time ticket represents the date and time you can view and edit your official course schedule. Your academic advisor registers you into classes based on your Registration Profile information.

    View more instructions on how to view your registration time tickets

    Your registration time ticket is located in the Fall 2024 Enrollment section on the MyAccount Tasks page.

  2. Access Your Course Schedule on MyAccount.

    How do I find my schedule?

    When your time ticket begins, review your classes on MyAccount under the "Review Course Schedule" task in the Fall 2024 Enrollment section.

    Transfer students receive their schedule during a 1x1 virtual advising appointment with their academic advisor. Appointments begin May 20.

    Freshmen students receive their schedule on June 26 (early access students) or July 2.

    What will my schedule look like?

    Watch one of our academic advisors give you a quick tutorial on how to understand your course schedule.

  3. Make adjustments to your schedule, if needed.

    View more instructions on how to adjust your schedule

    This guide includes instructions for viewing and making adjustments to your course schedule. Students typically do not change their schedule, but may choose to change a class or time based on their preference.

Review Registration Resources

After you view your course schedule, the Advising Center recommends that you review the following registration resources. This includes information about transfer courses.

  1. Review your Degree Audit

    What is a Degree Audit?

    Your Degree Audit is a custom checklist of all your courses (major, general education, Bible, or Torrey) and graduation requirements

    Understanding Degree Audit video

    Review this video for instructions on how to view and use your Degree Audit.

  2. View a sample graduation plan, known as a Course Sequence.

    See more instructions on how to view the Course Sequence

    Review the Course Sequence table to understand how many credits per semester are estimated for your major. The course sequence is only a generic guide, and oftentimes, courses can be adjusted to each student’s need or preference. In your first year, you will be invited to create your own customized semester-by-semester plan with your Academic Advisor.

  3. Check for Transfer Credit

    View more instructions on how to check for transfer credit

Complete Enrollment

Registration is just one part of the Biola enrollment process. Each semester, students complete tasks related to housing, meals, health insurance, federal financial aid and payment plans (for more information and description of tasks, view the Biola What’s Next page). Review MyAccount once enrollment opens for a final list of required tasks to complete enrollment.

Enrollment for the Fall 2024 semester opens July 2, 2024 and is due August 15, 2024.

Contact Us

If you have general questions about how to view or adjust your course schedule, please contact The Advising Center at 562-903-4782 or academic.advising@biola.edu. Our office is available Monday through Fridays from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. From May - August, our office is available Monday through Thursdays from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m and Fridays 9 a.m. to noon.

You’ll also get the chance to meet with your academic advisor in the fall semester to choose your spring 2025 classes. Our advising team is excited to welcome you to Biola!