Office of the Registrar

Winter 2015 FAQ

                               (January 2, 2015 - January 23, 2015)

Q. What classes are being offered in Winter session?

A. Winter 2015 Schedule of Classes

Q. How do I register for Winter 2015 Courses?

A. Online registration for winter session will be available from October 27 2014 to January 2, 2015. Winter session is considered as session one of spring semester. (Click here for registration dates by group)

*All non-degree, permit and re-entry applications must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the application due date.  All permit and non-degree students will be able to register online once their applications are processed. Application processing time is 5-7 business days.

Q. Will I receive the bill for Winter session in the mail?

A. No. Your bill will be available on CUNYfirst through "Student Service Center". You may also pick up a copy of your bill from the Bursar’s Office.

Q. Is online payment available for Winter session?

A. Yes, online payment available for Winter session.

Q. How many courses may I register during Winter session?

A. Students in good academic standing are allowed to register for two courses for Winter session. Students on probation (both undergraduate and graduate) are allowed to register for one course only. Graduate students who have taken all 12 probation credits as of the Fall 2014 semester are not permitted to register for the Winter session and should submit an appeal to the Graduate Committee on Academic Standing meeting to register for courses in the Spring 2015 semester.

Graduate students who were previously reinstated by the Graduate Committee on Academic Standing are not permitted to register for the Winter session, or Spring 2015 until grades have been received to determine if the reinstatement conditions have been met. Graduate students who are on academic probation, and have used up to 9 of the allowable 12 probation credits as of the Fall 2014 can register for one course, 3 credits, in the Winter 2015 session pending receipt of Fall 2014 grades. An appeal for reinstatement must be submitted to the Graduate Committee on Academic Standing meeting to take courses in the Spring 2015 semester in the event that a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, or reinstatement condition has not been achieved.

Q. May I participate in the Study Abroad Program during Winter  session?

A. Yes. For information about Baruch College Study Abroad program visit  https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/centers/weissman/study-abroad

Q. Can I take permit courses outside of Baruch during Winter session?

A. Students who intend to go to another CUNY school must submit the request through http://epermit.cuny.edu
Through e-Permit, students can file an online request and it will be processed online. Students are kept informed of the progress of their permit request throughout the approval process. If a request is rejected, a student will be notified electronically of the reason for the disapproval.

Q. If I satisfy all requirements for graduation during the Winter session, can I graduate in February 2015?

A. Yes. If the classes taken during the Winter session complete the requirements for graduation, students are eligible for February 2015 graduation. Students must submit their graduation application by October 31, 2014. (Application for Graduation)

Q. I am an International Student. Do I have to register for Winter session?

A. Winter session is an optional semester. International students are not required to register during Winter session to maintain their status.

Q. If I register and decide not to attend courses for Winter session, what should I do?

A. You must drop your classes for Winter session if you decide not to attend. A refund may be paid. The amount depends on when you drop the class.

Q. If I register for 3 credits in Winter session and 9 credits in Spring 2015 am I considered a full time students?

A. No. Winter session is an optional semester. Registering for Winter session does not change your registration status for Spring.

Q. I am an International Student. Do the credits taken during Winter session count towards the credits that I have to take during Spring Semester?

A. No. Winter session is an optional semester. Registering for Winter session does not change your registration status for Spring.