Registration Information

Waitlist function

Select courses will include a Waitlist function, allowing students to be added to a waitlist for a full course and notified when a space becomes available.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Students must have a U of M e-mail account to receive Waitlist notifications.

Please see the Registrar's Office web site for further details.

A list of Fall Term 2017 and Winter Term 2018 Asper School of Business sections that have the Waitlist function is available here.  

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Register on your assigned day

To have the maximum space available to you in your chosen courses, make sure you register on your assigned registration day. The courses you want could fill up, so make sure you don't miss out. You will be able to view your registration time for Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 online in Aurora Student beginning Friday, July 7, 2017.

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Registration tutorials

Asper Registration Info Sessions

Find out everything you need to know about registering for the upcoming year at the Asper School of Business.

  • NEW STUDENTS FROM NINGBO UNIVERSITY
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 1:00pm- 2:00pm (location to be announced)


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Most common 'Registration Add Errors'

  • Campus Restriction – You are likely a Main campus student. This course is restricted to students who are registered with Campus Manitoba, Inter-University Services, or St. Boniface College (CUSB). You must pick a different section.

  • Closed Section – This course section is full. You must pick a different section.

  • College Restriction – Course is not available to students in your faculty. This may be just the section OR the whole course.  

  • Duplicate CRN – The CRN has been entered twice.

  • Link Error – You are trying to register for a course that has a lecture and a lab, you need to register for both at the same time! Note: check the lecture details for any restrictions on lab sections.

  • Maximum Hours Exceeded – You are trying to register in more than the maximum 18 credit hours.

  • Preq and Test Score Error – You have not completed or enrolled in the prerequisite course. Read the description in the Course Catalog to check the prerequisites, if you have the prerequisite contact an Advisor at (204) 474-6388.

  • Program Restriction – Course is not available to students in your degree program.

  • Repeat Count Exceeds # – You have already taken this course or an equivalent which means you need permission to register. Phone an Advisor at (204) 474-6388.

  • Time Conflict with CRN # – You are trying to take two courses at the same time. You must change one of your courses. The CRNs of the courses in conflict will be displayed.

  • A Faculty Advisor is reviewing your record – There probably isn’t anyone in your record, before making any phone calls try registering for one course at a time, that will usually solve this error.

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Registering for a course you have already taken

If you are registering for a course offered in Summer Term 2017 or Fall Term 2017, and you have already taken the course, you do not need an override added to your Aurora account to re-take the course.

However, effective Winter Term 2018, the University of Manitoba is introducing a new Limited Access policy that will affect your registration for courses you have already taken.  For more information, see Limited Access - FAQ for Students.

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Know your prerequisites

If you want to take a course without completing the pre- or co-requisite, you need to get a Departmental Permission Form signed by the Department Head that the course is from. You can pick up a form from the Undergraduate Office, or print off a form from the Undergraduate website. This process should be done in advance of your registration.

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Letter of Permission to take courses at another university for transfer credit

Students wishing to complete courses at another institution for credit at the University of Manitoba must for written permission from the Registrar’s Office prior to registering at the other institution. Students should apply for the Letter of Permission at least 4-6 weeks in advance.

To be eligible to take courses on a Letter of Permission, an Asper student must:

  1. Be applying to take a course not currently offered by the Asper School of Business (when applying to take a course transferred as an Asper course) in the term for which they are applying, and

  2. Have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in the Asper School of Business in addition to any transfer credits received upon admission.

Grades achieved in courses taken on a Letter of Permission will be transferred to the student's academic record and will be included in the cumulative and degree GPA, but will not be included in a student’s term GPA.

Students (including Asper Students on an exchange program) will not be granted a Letter of Permission for capstone courses of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Program or capstone courses in its majors (regardless if the course is or is not being offered in any term). See the online University of Manitoba “Academic Calendar and Catalog”, Faculty of Management/I.H. Asper School of Business, Program and Graduation Requirements, Program Requirements for Majors", for the defined capstone courses of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program and capstone courses in its majors.

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Important notice about fees

Once you have registered for a class using Aurora Student you are responsible for the fees associated with the class. Nothing will be mailed to you. The amount owing and the deadlines for payments are available in your account. If you do not wish to attend classes you must withdraw online using Aurora Student. For a refund of the tuition you must withdraw before the end of the revision period, please see the Registrar's Office website for revision period deadlines.

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Timetable planning form

You may use the timetable planning form here to plan your courses.

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