Registrar & Student Records

Registration Checklist

1. Have you been admitted to Indiana University EAST?

If you have never attended Indiana University East (or any other IU campus), you need to apply for admission. The earlier you apply, the earlier you will be able to register for classes. Please visit the Office of Admissions in Whitewater Hall, Rm. 151 or contact an admissions representative at 800-959-3278, or 765-973-8208, or e-mail at You may apply to IU East on the web.

2. Do you have a Network ID and Passphrase?

If you currently use One.IU, Canvas, IU e-mail, or any of the lab computers at IU East, then you already have an active network ID and passphrase.

If you do not have a network ID and passphrase, or have forgotten your ID and passphrase:

  1. Open a web browser, navigate to One.IU (, then search on "passphrase."
  2. Select "Create My First IU Account" or "Passphrase Reset"
  3. Or, take a photo ID to the IT Help Desk, Hayes Hall, Rm. 169, and ask for assistance.

3. Did you set up an IU East e-mail account?

You will have access to this once you have activated your IU account or have verified your network ID and passphrase.

To verify your IU e-mail account, navigate to One.IU (, then click on either Email (Umail) or Email (Exchange).

Campus notifications and updates will be delivered to students via their IU e-mail account.

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4. When is registration?


[for continuing students and new students who have completed New Student Orientation]
  • Spring 2021 & Summer 2021: 
    • Monday, November 2, 2020 Graduate students, Seniors, and Juniors begin
    • Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Sophomores begin
    • Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Freshmen begin
    • Thursday, November 5, 2020 Freshmen w/zero credit hours begin


[for continuing students and new students who have completed New Student Orientation]
  • Fall 2020: Friday, March 27, 2020 through Sunday, August 23, 2020.
  • Spring 2021: Friday, November 6, 2020 through Monday, January 18, 2021
  • Summer 2021: Friday, November 6, 2020 through Sunday, May 16, 2021


(late registration fee is in effect.)
  • Fall 2020: Monday, August 24, 2020 through Sunday, August 30, 2020.
  • Spring 2021: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 through Monday, January 25, 2021
  • Summer 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021 through Sunday, May 23, 2021

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5. Have you met with your academic advisor?

  • Review the schedule of classes.
  • If academic advising is required for your program, then schedule a time to meet with your advisor prior to registering. Your academic advisor will assist you in selecting classes that meet your educational needs and degree requirements.

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How to Register for Classes


You have multiple ways you can register for classes. All of the options for registration are located in your Student Center, which is accessed through One.IU. Prior to your registration appointment, you can add classes you wish to take to the Enrollment Shopping Cart, and when it is time to register, you can enroll directly from classes stored in your Enrollment Shopping Cart. Also, when it’s your time to register, you may select and enroll in classes using the Class Registration task in One.IU or the Register & Drop/Add link in Student Center. If you have classes in your Planner, you may also select them for enrollment via My Planner.

Accessing the Student Center

  1. Navigate to One.IU ~ Class Registration
  2. Click on the Start button.

Registering from my Enrollment “Shopping Cart”

  1. When you click the Enrollment Shopping Cart link, you will see an initial information screen. Please read this information to familiarize yourself with these registration features.
  2. Click on the Start button.
  • When you find classes that interest you, you can add them to your shopping cart.
  • Classes will remain in your Shopping Cart through the end of this semester
  • You can use the Shopping Cart as a wish list. Put classes into your cart then return later and either delete the classes you don’t want, or quickly enroll in the classes you want from your cart.

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Dropping a Class or Adding a Class

You can use the Drop/Add service to enroll for the upcoming term or adjust your current class schedule. You can register for classes only after your assigned enrollment date.

Drop or Add Classes - through the first week of classes

Late Drop / Add Classes - AFTER the first week of classes


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