Online Guide for Course Planning + Registration

The links below can assist you with:

  • understanding Sage requirements
  • choosing courses
  • navigating on-line registration

Students are responsible for knowing and understanding the College Catalog (academic policies), major and degree requirements. You will be aided in this process by the Office of Academic Advising and the help of your faculty advisor.

Click Here to Access a SageAdvisor Tutorial [ppt]

Current Russell Sage Students

Advising for current students will begin on March 18th and registration will begin on March 31st, by class year.  Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to discuss your potential course schedule and so they can clear you.

Current Students can click here for links and important dates regarding advising and registration for FALL 2014 [PDF].

New Russell Sage Students

New students will be contacted via their Sage email account beginning in May with important advising and registration information.  In addition, all new students will have an opportunity to meet in person with faculty in their department at a new student orientation session:

  • June 12, 2014: Transfer Student Orientation
  • July 10, 2014: First Year Student Orientation
  • August 14, 2014: Transfer Student Orientation

Please be sure to check your Sage email account often for important updates about these and other events.  Please feel free to email the Associate Dean for Academic Services, Stacy Gonzalez (gonzas@sage.edu) with any questions about advising and registration.

New Students can click here for a checklist that includes links and important dates to assist them in advising and registration and preparing for the Fall 2014 semester [PDF].

Academic Information & Course Planning Links

Registration Links

Important Dates

FALL 2013

Fall Semester: Classes Begin August 26
Add/Drop Period: August 26 - September 3
Filing Deadline for Dec. Graduation: October 1
Last Day to Withdraw from Class: November 15
Last Day to Opt for Pass/Fail: November 15
Last Class Day: December 6
Final Exams: December 10-13

SPRING 2014

Spring Semester Classes Begin: January 21
Add/Drop Period: January 21-28
Filing Deadline for May Graduation: February 15
Advising Begins for Spring 2014 Progress and Fall 2014 Registration: March 17
Registration Begins by Class Level for Fall 2014: March 31
Last Day to Withdraw from Class: April 11
Last Day to Opt for Pass/Fail: April 11
Last Class Day: May 2
Final Exams: May 6-9
Commencement: May 17

Click HERE to view future Academic Calendars.

The Office of Academic Advising
is located on the 3rd Floor of the Shea Learning Center
65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180

Phone:(518) 244-2272
Fax: (518) 244-6865

Email the Associate Dean: gonzas@sage.edu