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You may want to take the time to explore this page thoroughly. Each of these items is applicable to every student and will help you get off to a good start. This is where you will learn when to register for your classes, how to register, and what to register for.

Registration Dates
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New freshmen admitted fall semester, no matter how many transfer credits you have, are randomly assigned a date for registration. Your priority registration date will be posted to MyMAP a few weeks before registration begins, at which point you’ll be notified by email.

Registration Dates
MyMAP
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MyMAP is BYU's tool to help you plan and register for classes. MyMAP contains registration, your class schedule, and tools to plan out future semesters. Other links on MyMAP to help you register include:
  • Progress Report : an official report of completed college work.
  • Class Schedule : the place to find detailed information about courses you're interested in and the days or times they are offered.
  • Major Academic Plans (MAPs) : give you the recommended sequence of courses for each major.
Learn how to use MyMAP
Registration Cart
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The Registration Cart is a useful, timesaving feature that automatically adds classes to your schedule. To use it, simply go into MyMAP and search for classes. As you plan your schedule, add each class to your cart. Then, submit your cart by 6 p.m. MT the day before your priority registration date. The classes will then be added automatically to your schedule. However, keep in mind that using the cart does not reserve seats or guarantee you will get the classes you save.

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Waitlists
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If a class you want to register for is already full, you can place yourself on a Waitlist for that class. This places you in a registration queue and automatically adds the class to your schedule if it becomes available. You can add a class that is full to your waitlist in MyMAP.

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Permission-to-Add Codes
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Permission-to-Add Codes allow you to register for a class that is either full, has a prerequisite that you don’t meet, or needs special authorization. You get Permission-to-Add Codes directly from instructors.

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University Catalog
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BYU's definitive guide to programs (majors and minors) and courses offered, as well as policies and procedures. Search complete lists of colleges, departments, programs, courses, general education, policies, and other BYU information.

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Choosing a Major
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Choosing a major? Get started at the University Advisement Center . You can meet with advisors who are experts in helping you select a major and make a graduation plan.

Already have a major? Check out the College Advisement Center of the college that houses your major to make an appointment with an advisor.

Explore options online. Look through the University Catalog for a list of all the majors and minors on campus.

Change your major. New Freshmen can change majors online until the first day of class. After the first day you will need to fill out a Change Major Request on MyMAP .

List of Majors
Mentored Seats
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During your first year, we reserve seats in high demand classes for new students. Expect to take WRTG 150 (First-Year Writing) & AHTG 100 (American Heritage).

Mentored Seats
AP Scores and IB Credit
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If you completed AP or IB exams, you may receive BYU credit according to the AP/IB Guide . If you have concurrent credit, you will need to send your transcript to BYU. To see if your credit has been added, check your Record Summary in MyMAP .

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