Registration Process

Registration, Advising, Financial Aid Services, Cashier’s Office, and Scholarships are currently located in the Workforce Development Institute (WDI), on the east side of campus.

Registering for classes is easy! Follow these steps:

Current Students

If you are presently enrolled in a credit course at Richland, you are a current student.
  1. Review your academic progress with the myRichland degree audit tool. Discuss any concerns with your advisor.
     
  2. Apply for financial aid, if needed. Current tuition costs can be found at http://www.richland.edu/tuition.
     
  3. Apply for a Foundation scholarship.
     
  4. Identify your courses using the online course search tool. The online course schedule is located on myRichland; please watch the training video to learn more about this tool.
     
  5. Register for classes using one of these convenient methods:
     
  6. Visit the Business Office to pay your tuition and fees or discuss a payment plan. You may be dropped from your courses for lack of payment if you have not made financial arrangements at least two weeks prior to the start of your classes.
     
  7. If you have registered for online courses but have not completed the mandatory online orientation, log in to Canvas and complete the orientation course.
     
  8. Visit the bookstore.

 

 

New and Returning Students

Please note: This process is for students who want to take classes for college credit.  Please visit the non-credit community education classes or the adult education (GED) program webpages to learn how to register for those programs. 
  1. Review the list of academic programs offered by the College. Our advisors can help you better understand your options during your initial registration meeting.
     
  2. Complete the admission process. Note: If you have taken a credit course at Richland within the last two semesters you do not need to complete the admission process (your application information is already on file).
     
  3. Apply for financial aid, if needed. Current tuition costs can be found at http://www.richland.edu/tuition.
     
  4. Apply for a Foundation scholarship.
     
  5. Identify your courses using the public course schedule.  The online course schedule is located on myRichland; please watch the training video to learn more about this tool.
     
  6. Register for classes using one of these convenient methods:
     
  7. Activate your Richland NetID to access everything from grades to WiFi.
     
  8. Visit the Business Office to pay your tuition and fees or discuss a payment plan. You may be dropped from your courses for lack of payment if you have not made financial arrangements at least two weeks prior to the start of your classes.
     
  9. If you have registered for online courses, log in to Canvas and complete the orientation course.
     
  10. Visit the bookstore.

 

Students have 4 convenient methods to register:

ONLINE

New students may register online after meeting with an advisor. Current students may be able to self-register without seeing an advisor but can also meet with an advisor and register themselves through myRichland.

 

IN PERSON

Come to the Student Services Center and meet with an advisor (appointments available in advance or on a walk-in basis)


Registration, Advising, Financial Aid Services, Cashier’s Office, and Scholarships are currently located in the Workforce Development Institute (WDI), on the east side of campus.
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

BY PHONE

Call (217) 875-7200, Registration. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

BY FAX

Complete the Registration Form and fax to (217) 875-7783

 

When to Register

Registration for classes at Richland takes place at scheduled times before the beginning of each semester. Registration dates will be posted on the website approximately two to three weeks before registration begins. Students are encouraged to register early.

 

Course Schedule

Richland's online course schedule provides an up-to-date listing of all available courses, dates, and times.

 

Questions?

We're here to help! You can chat with an advisor or financial aid representative onlinemeet with an academic advisor in person, or submit a request for assistance.

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