Fall Course Registration

Fall Course Registration

Class of 2027

By May 23, students will receive an email invitation to join Canvas, Salve Regina's learning management system. Students will use Canvas to complete an advising and registration checklist, which includes the foreign language placement exam, exploratory advising session, general education course preferences and fiscal acceptance agreement.

The advising and registration checklist must be completed by June 23. It should take approximately six hours to complete all steps. Students cannot register for fall courses until their checklist is complete.

Important Deadlines and Registration Timeline

  • Week of May 22: Advising and course registration checklist opens in Canvas. Begin this checklist as soon as possible, as there are multiple steps that take more than a day to complete. The checklist will take you a minimum of six hours to complete. Do not wait until the last week to complete the checklist, as course registration will prioritize students who complete the checklist first.
  • The checklist will invite students who took Spanish, French or Italian in high school to complete a required foreign language placement exam online.
  • The checklist will require certain majors to meet with an advisor before course registration takes place. See the list of majors that require an advising meeting below.
  • June 23: Deadline to complete the advising and course registration checklist in Canvas. This includes advising meetings for the majors listed below.
  • Month of July: Advisors will register students for their fall semester courses. The checklist must be complete prior to this. Students will receive their fall schedule by August and can meet with an advisor to adjust their schedule if necessary.
  • July 15: Deadline to send transfer credit to Salve Regina (email sruregistrar@salve.edu).
  • Sept. 6: First day of classes for the fall 2023 semester.

Advising and Course Registration Checklist

By May 23, you will receive an email with an invitation to a Canvas course where you can work on the checklist. This checklist will provide the advising team with your fall semester course preferences. Please review the instructions for accessing your Salve Regina email.

Exploratory students and students majoring in the following programs are required to schedule an advising meeting as part of this checklist:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Creative writing and publishing
  • Criminal justice and criminology
  • Dance
  • Environmental studies
  • French
  • Global studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Political science
  • Sociology and anthropology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre arts

Foreign Language Placement Exam

If you studied Spanish, French or Italian in high school, you are required to complete an online language placement exam. In the advising and course registration checklist, you can access the link to complete the exam. Course registration cannot take place until this is complete.

Students who did not study Spanish, French or Italian in high school do not need to complete this exam.

Many of your questions will be answered in the Canvas checklist. If you have additional questions, reference our help page or email academicadvising@salve.edu using your salve.edu address. Our offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday-Friday.

Resources for New Students

Core Curriculum overview: This is the approved list of courses that satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Undergraduate catalog: Each year, Salve Regina publishes academic catalogs that define University policies, such as requirements to graduate.

Programs of study: Defines all majors and minors available to undergraduate students.

FERPA guidelines: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) protects the privacy of education records and provide guidelines for appropriately using and releasing student information records.

AP credit guidelines: Beginning in July, the Office of the Registrar receives Advanced Placement (AP) scores for students that designated Salve Regina when they completed their exams. If you did not designate Salve Regina, please contact College Board to order your AP scores. Exam results may require you to adjust your fall schedule. Your summer advisor and the Office of the Registrar will assist you with schedule changes.

International Baccalaureate and college credit: Salve Regina reviews IB and transfer credit as official transcripts are received throughout the summer and notifies students via email of credit awarded. Please make arrangements to have an official transcript sent to the Office of the Registrar upon course completion. Electronic transcripts must be sent by the college or university to sruregistrar@salve.edu; mailed transcripts must be sent to:

Salve Regina University
Office of the Registrar
100 Ochre Point Ave.
Newport, RI 02840

Questions? Contact the Office of the Registrar at (401) 341-2943 or sruregistrar@salve.edu or the Office of Academic Advising at (401) 341-2108 or academicadvising@salve.edu.

Degree Plans

Degree plans that outline suggested courses by semester are available in the undergraduate catalog. See your degree plan by clicking on your intended major below.