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Register for courses

When getting ready to start a new semester at Georgian, registering for classes is an exciting period of time.

Registration is done through Banner. Find out how to log in to Banner, pay your tuition deposit, reserve your seat, register for courses or co-op, next steps and more.

If you need help with registering, join our virtual registration and systems support hub or contact the Office of the Registrar.

Step 1: Log in to Banner

Course registration is done through Banner, Georgian’s student information system.

  1. Go to the Banner login page.
  2. Enter your login credentials.
    • After confirming your offer to a Georgian College program, you will have received a confirmation letter or letter of acceptance identifying the login and default password for all student systems.
    • Part-time students who have registered for individual courses through Continuing Education, you will receive this initial password to the preferred email provided after completing Georgian’s student number application.
    • If you have forgotten your password, please use Georgian’s password management service to reset your password.
    • By signing in to this service, you agree to the Georgian College Acceptable Use Policy.

Need help?

If you experience trouble logging in to Banner, contact IT Support to reset your password.

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Step 2: Pay your tuition deposit and reserve your seat

Understanding deposits versus reserving your seat

You are required to pay a tuition deposit once per academic year. The fall semester is the start of a new academic year. Students in subsequent terms are not required to pay a deposit, though must reserve their seat in Banner.

  • Starting a new program at Georgian? A deposit is required for your first academic semester of classes.
  • Are you a continuing student? A deposit is required for your first academic semester of classes in the new academic year.

See important dates for the tuition deposit deadline.


See the below resources in the student portal for detailed information on paying your tuition deposit and reserving your seat.

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Step 3: Register for courses or co-op

Registering for courses or co-op is a simple process and one that will be repeated throughout the progression of your program at Georgian.

Review the resources and videos below for information and instructions below to help you with registering for courses or registering for co-op work term. If you have questions or need help, join a registration and systems support hub session.

Register for courses

Confirm your registration date

Understanding when your registration window opens is essential before you can select a timetable. For more information on how to find your registration date, see our registration date how-to guide.

Select a timetable

Now it’s time for you to pick your timetable. During registration, you will select a block of courses that has been pre-set for you, depending on what semester you are in. This is called block registration.

On your registration date, follow these steps to select a timetable:

  1. Within Banner, select Banner Main Menu.
  2. Select Registration.
  3. Select Register for Courses.
  4. Review the registration policy and click Continue.


See the below resources in the student portal for detailed information on registering for courses.

Register for co-op work term

Will you be on co-op next semester? You still need to register in Banner like you would if you were registering for courses. This ensures your student record accurately reflects your registration activity and does not show gaps in your studies at Georgian.

To register for your co-op work term, follow these steps:

  1. Within Banner, select Banner Main Menu.
  2. Select Registration.
  3. Select Register For Co-op Work Term.

Step 4: Make changes to your timetable

Need to add or drop a course? The add/drop period is when you can make these changes in Banner. Check important dates to find out when add/drop takes place.

Add or drop courses (optional)

During add/drop, follow these steps to make changes to your timetable:

  1. Within Banner, select Banner Main Menu.
  2. Select Registration.
  3. Select Add/Drop/Withdraw from courses.


See the below resources in the student portal for detailed information on making changes during add/drop.

Registration and systems support

Need help with registering or using your student systems?

Join a student systems support hub session. Conducted via WebEx, these sessions will show you how to access, navigate and utilize your student systems (Banner, Blackboard and MyPath).

This inclusive help space supports your student success as you engage and interact with your Georgian College student systems!

For additional support, visit the student portal Academics page for a complete list of systems how-to resources! Refer to the student systems FAQ page for answers to common student inquiries.

During registration, get help with:

  • registering for classes
  • making changes to your courses (add/drop)
  • viewing your account details and booklist
  • locating and understanding your timetable
  • introductions to Blackboard and MyPath

IMPORTANT: View the session schedule below for availability prior to joining.

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Join a student systems support hub during one of the available times below!

Dec. 7 to 1010 to 11 a.m.
Noon to 1 p.m.
2 to 3 p.m.
Dec. 13 to 17 10 to 11 a.m. (Dec. 14 to 17)
11 a.m. to noon (Dec. 13)
Noon to 1 p.m. (Dec. 14 to 17)
2 to 3 p.m. (Dec. 13 to 17)
Dec. 20 to 23 10 to 11 a.m. (Dec 21 to 23)
11 a.m. to noon (Dec. 20)
Noon to 1 p.m. (Dec. 21 to 23)
2 to 3 p.m. (Dec. 20 to 23)
Jan. 3 to 710 to 11 a.m. (Jan. 4 to 7)
11 a.m. to noon (Jan. 3)
Noon to 1 p.m. (Jan. 4 to 7)
2 to 3 p.m. (Jan. 3 to 7)
Jan. 10 to 14 10 to 11 a.m. (Jan. 11 to 14)
11 a.m. to noon (Jan. 10)
Noon to 1 p.m. (Jan. 11 to 14)
2 to 3 p.m. (Jan. 10 to 14)
Jan. 17 to 21 10 to 11 a.m. (Jan. 18 to 21)
11 a.m. to noon (Jan. 17)
Noon to 1 p.m. (Jan. 18 to 21)
2 to 3 p.m. (Jan. 18 to 21)
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Please review the session schedule for availability.

When you’re ready, join a student systems support hub session!

Unable to attend a session? Please contact the Office of the Registrar

Helpful student Systems support resources:

Get Help Navigating your Student Systems

Next steps after registration

Now that you have registered, there a few next steps that you should take to ensure you are ready to start your next semester at Georgian.

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View your timetable

View your weekly timetable to see your registered courses along with the day, time and location of your classes.

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Check your account balance

Check your account balance and make sure you pay your fees in full by the payment due date.

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Purchase your textbooks

Find out how to view your booklist for your upcoming courses and purchase textbooks from Georgian Stores.

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Blackboard orientation

Get to know Blackboard, Georgian’s course management system, before your classes start.

Important dates

Refer to Georgian’s list of important dates for deadlines and dates that influence your studies and course registration.

Here, you will find up-to-date information about including:

  • deposit due date
  • block course registration period
  • last day to add, drop or withdraw to receive a refund for most programs/courses
  • and more!

Have questions about registering for courses at Georgian?

Contact the Office of the Registrar

Phone: 705.722.1511
Fax: 705.722.5118
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Read our frequently asked questions

We’ve prepared some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you with registering for your courses at Georgian.

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