Time Ticket Information and What to do if you have a Hold
Registration for next semester begins soon for all
currently registered Rensselaer Students.
You have been assigned a time ticket based upon your total
number of earned credits.
Your time ticket is in United States Eastern Standard Time
and is displayed in military/24 hour time. You may register any
time after your assigned time slot during the registration
- If you are unfamiliar with military time representation,
times of 0000-1200 are equivalent to AM times. For times
between 1201 and 2359, subtract 12 to get the equivalent PM
time - for example a time of 1600 equates to 4:00 pm, a time
of 1930 equates to 7:30 pm).
Make sure to double check your major which is listed on your
time ticket. If your major is not updated, you must file a
Change of Major form with the Registrar’s office before
- Please note that some engineering students are listed as
Undeclared Engineering until they formally declare their
Students with a hold must clear the hold with the
appropriate office before registering.
- If you have a Bursar Hold, records
indicate that your account still shows an outstanding
balance. To remove this hold, you must satisfy your
obligation in full. Payments will be accepted at the Bursar's
Office, located on 2nd floor of Academy Hall. Office hours
are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
- If you have a Medical Hold, your health
records are incomplete or missing. To remove this hold, you
must go (in person) to the Health Center. Their office hours
are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The
Health Center requests that you do not phone to clear a
- If you have a Dean of Students Hold or Greek
Hold, you must contact the Dean of Students office
immediately. Their office is located on the 4th floor of
Academy Hall, office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30
a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
- If you have a Graduate Services Hold,
please contact the Office of Graduate Education, which is
located at 1516 Peoples Ave, office hours are Monday through
Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
- If you have a School of Engineering
Hold, you have not declared your major. Please
contact the School of Engineering. Their office is located in
the JEC building, room 3018, office hours are Monday through
Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
- If you have an Exit Interview or Student Loan
Hold, you have yet to sign your student loan exit
interview. To remove this hold, please contact Pamela
McCumber (email@example.com) in the Student Loan office. Office
hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Pamela’s phone number: 276-6263.
When registration closes at the end of the scheduled
registration period, it will remain closed for several weeks,
but reopen on the date indicated on the Academic Calendar. You
will not be able to alter your registration during this time
If you miss the initial registration period you will have to
pay a $50.00 Late Registration Fee before you can register.
Students who have not registered by the first day of classes
must pay a $75.00 fee. These fees must be paid before you will
be allowed to register for classes; once the fee is paid the
hold will be released.
If you have any other questions, please e-mail the Registrar's