Registration Dates



2023-2024 Academic Term Dates


Fall 2023            August 21 to December 8, 2023
Wintermester 2023         December 11, 2023 to January 3, 2024
Spring 2024   January 16 to May 12, 2024
Maymester 2024   May 13 to May 28, 2024
Summer 2024   June 3 to August 6, 2024



Spring 2024 Priority Registration Schedule


CougarWeb registration start date is based on number of credit hours completed at Collin College and does not include transfer hours or currently enrolled/in progress hours. You can view your number of completed Collin College hours on your unofficial transcript in CougarWeb


Completed Hours at Collin

   Registration Start Date 
50 hours and above*   October 24*
30 hours and above   October 25
1 hour and above   October 26
Open for All Beginning   October 27**
Other Important Dates    
Early registration payment deadline by 7 p.m.   December 6***
Appeals for Academic Suspension issued after Fall semester due by 5 p.m.      January 3


*Veterans and their dependents, Honors, Dual Credit/Home School, Athletes, Student Workers, and ACCESS students are eligible to register on the first day of priority registration. Honors students are those with a 3.25 or higher GPA who enroll in at least one Honors course.

**Beginning October 27, Spring online registration will be open to all current, returning, and new students.

***After the payment deadline date, payment must be made at the time of registration. These dates are provided for information purposes only before the official registration guide is available. The Registrar's Office reserves the right to make changes or deletions at any time without notice. In the event of a discrepancy between the dates on this page and the dates in the registration guide, the student is responsible for verifying dates by contacting the Cashier and/or the Registrar's Office.


Limits on Student Enrollment


Fall Semester:

Fall 16 week term - 18 credit hours maximum


Wintermester/Spring Semester:

Wintermester part-of-term - 3 credit hours, 1 course maximum

Spring 16 week term - 18 credit hours maximum


Maymester/Summer Semester:

Maymester part-of-term - 3 credit hours, 1 course maximum

Summer 5 week part-of-term - 7 credit hours maximum

Summer 10 week term part-of-term - 9 credit hours maximum

Maymester/Summer semester - maximum of 16 credit hours total in all parts-of-term


Schedule Changes


During online registration, you may add and/or drop classes by accessing CougarWeb.

You may add and/or drop classes using CougarWeb through the first four days of classes during a long semester and during the first day of summer or mini-semester terms. For express and weekend courses, registration deadlines will vary. Please see an advisor for details.


Courses Requiring Special Permission to Register


Courses that require permission to enroll do not have CRN numbers printed in the schedule. Please contact the appropriate department to obtain the call number to register online or to receive written authorization to enroll.