How to Register

Students must apply and be admitted to Lamar University before registering for classes.

  • For information on how to apply, visit BeACardinal.com
  • Prior to registering for classes, a student must be compliant with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and complete academic advisement.
  • After meeting with an academic advisor, please register on-line by following the instructions below:

 

If you have questions please contact:

registration@lamar.edu

 

Self-Service Banner Log on/off

LOG ON TO SELF-SERVICE BANNER

  1. Click on LU Connect located in the black bar at the top of the page.
    You will be re-directed to the LU Portal.
  2. Click Self-Service Banner.
  3. Enter your student identification number in the User ID field.
  4. This is the “L” number provided in your acceptance letter sent from the Admissions Office.
  5. Enter your PIN (personal identification number).
    Your initial PIN is your six-digit birth date (MMDDYR). The first time you login you are required to reset your PIN to a six-digit number of your choosing. You also need to enter a security question/answer which allows you to reset your PIN should you forget it.

LOG OFF

Click Exit in the top right corner and close the browser.

Searching and Registering for Classes

  1. Click Student or the Student tab.
  2. Click Registration.
  3. Click Add or Drop Classes.
  4. Select the semester you would like to register for from the drop down menu.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Click Class Search.
  7. Select the subject of the course you would like to register for.
    If you know the course number, day, time, etc., you can select that information as well in order to narrow your search results.
  8. Click Class Search at the bottom of the screen.
    All of the courses meeting your search criteria will appear with the corresponding title, days, times, available seats, instructor and location.
    If your search did not produce the results you expected you may need to broaden your search criteria.
  9. Select the course you would like to register for by clicking in the box next to the appropriate course.
  10. Click Register.
  11. You will see the course added to your current schedule.

If you get an error message, the course has NOT been added
due to the reason indicated.

**If you have a hold you can view the reason for the hold by clicking ‘View Holds’

Continue to repeat the previous steps until you register for all of your courses.
If you know the CRN or Course Reference Number (the five-digit number highlighted in blue on the class schedule that specifically identifies each course/section), you can enter the number(s) in the box(es) provided on the Add or Drop Classes screen and click submit changes. The courses will either be added to your schedule or an error message will appear.

Dropping Classes

  1. Click Student or the Student tab.
  2. Click Registration.
  3. Click Add or Drop Classes.
  4. Select Web Drop from the drop down menu next to the appropriate class.
  5. Click Submit Changes.

The course should no longer appear on your schedule

View/Print Schedule

  1. Click Student or the Student tab.
  2. Click Registration.
  3. Click Concise Student Schedule.
This view of your schedule prints best in the landscape orientation

Pay Tuition

  1. Click Student or the Student tab.
  2. Click Student Account.
  3. Click Account Summary.
  4. Click To Make a Payment by Credit Card or Electronic Check and follow the on screen instructions provided by Accounting Services.

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