Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This FAQ page answers some of the questions frequently posed by graduate and adult students as they register for courses in graduate and adult programs at Cedarville University. The following responses are provided to assist you on your academic journey.

Do I need to be admitted to take classes in graduate or adult programs at Cedarville?

Yes. To enroll in a course, either as a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student, you must be admitted to Cedarville through University Admissions before you can register for courses. For admission criteria, view the admission requirements for your program.

How do I register for classes?

All graduate and adult programs course registrations are completed through the Office of the Registrar using a web-based interface called WebAdvisor. Reference graduate and adult programs registration instructions or access WebAdvisor for more information.

What classes should I take?

Consult with your program advisor for advice on course sequencing and degree planning. Upon admission into a graduate or adult program, each student is assigned a program advisor. Your program advisor provides guidance throughout your course of study.

Review the completions options for your program, view the graduate and adult programs course schedules, or access WebAdvisor to find a current listing of courses for your program.

When can I register for classes?

Graduate and adult programs course schedules are provided by the Office of the Registrar and prepared prior to each term for graduate and adult programs. Registration begins in March for the summer and fall semesters and in October for the spring semester.

Review the completions options for your program, view the graduate and adult programs course schedules, or access WebAdvisor to find a current listing of courses for your program.

How do I search for classes in current and future terms?

View the graduate and adult programs course schedules, reference graduate and adult programs registration instructions, or access WebAdvisor for more information.

How do I view my current class schedule?

Reference graduate and adult programs registration instructions or access WebAdvisor for your current class schedule.

How do I add or drop a class?

Reference graduate and adult programs registration instructions or access WebAdvisor for more information.

How do I register for a closed class?

A closed class requires permission from the course instructor. Contact the Office of the Registrar or your program advisor for more information.

Can I transfer credits from another institution into a graduate or adult program?

Yes. Students may transfer credit from a regionally accredited program into a Cedarville graduate or adult program. Each graduate or adult program may allow a different amount of hours to transfer into the program. To request transfer credit, send an official transcript directly from the transfer institution to the Office of the Registrar at Cedarville University.

Once your official transcript is received, the Office of the Registrar will work with the director of your program to evaluate your transfer request. The Office of the Registrar notifies students by e-mail when approved transfer credits have been added to their transcripts.

Is there anything I need to do before the first day of classes?

Each student is strongly encouraged to review their class schedule for accuracy in WebAdvisor. Discuss any discrepancies immediately with the Office of the Registrar.

Where do I purchase my textbooks?

Textbooks may be purchased through the University Bookstore using Cedarville’s Textbook Comparison, which provides pricing information for Cedarville options plus multiple other bookstores (e.g., Amazon, Half.com, etc.,). This helps you make an informed decision to get the best possible price.

How do I pay for my classes?

View payment and account balances for more information.

Where is the office of the registrar?

The Office of the Registrar is located on the campus of Cedarville University in the Stevens Student Center on the lower level. View the campus map for more information.

Need Help?

Contact the Office of the Registrar (or your program advisor) with any questions.