1. Log-in to >> SageAdvisor (sageadvisor.sage.edu). Same UserID & Password as Sage Mail account. Click on the dark blue box, Students.

2. Go to to Registration menu. Use the 4th link: Search/Register For Section

3. In Search/Register For Section screen: use 2-3 fields/boxes – only
–   Term… use drop down arrow to select Term
–   Subject… use drop down arrow to select Subject
–   Course Number… type Number *optional
*   You may leave ALL other fields on this screen – BLANK

Click once on SUBMIT (at bottom of page).

Tip: to further narrow search use these fields (optional).
–   Location = Albany or Troy
–   Academic Level = UG (100-400 level) or GR (500-800 level)

4. A new screen, Section Selection Results, will appear. All courses meeting search criteria will be listed.
 Be sure to check the Course Availability column (Available/Capacity/Waitlist). The 1st number is # of available seats / the 2nd number is total allowed in class / the 3rd number is # of students on waitlist.
–  Note course location: Albany or Troy
 To select a course, click on the small white box in the first column (put in a checkmark) for each course you are interested in.

5. A new screen, Register and Drop Sections, will appear.
To complete registration, go to ACTION column (first column). There is a white box with a down arrow. SELECT option: Register (or put yourself on the WAITLIST – if class is closed).  Repeat this step for each course you would like to register for.

Click once on SUBMIT (at bottom of page).

6. A new screen, Registration Results, will appear that you have been *Registered* for the courses you just entered.  A confirmation email will be sent to your Sage Mail (gmail) account.

7. IMPORTANT! Before logging out, go to My Class Schedule link to make sure your registration was input correctly.  Be sure to also check course campus location (Albany or Troy).


Hold Information

Students are responsible for resolving all “Holds” to be eligible for Registration and Add/Drop.

HoldPossible Reason for Hold… Phone (518) Email (@sage.edu)
 AdmissionMissing final transcript(s) 292-1730 scaadm
 Financial AidSageAdvisor item incomplete; USAP appeal required 292-1783 finaid
 Finance & BusinessPrevious term tuition balance due; parking fine, dorm fine 244-4744 barthm
 LibraryBook overdue fine 292-1721 library
 Perkins LoanPerkins promissory note due 244-4744 barthm
 Student Servicestuition payment issue 292-1788 studentaccounts
 Wellness CenterImmunization record needed 292-1917 kingk2

To Drop a Course

  • Prior to the specified Add/Drop deadline – you may use SageAdvisor to drop courses
  • You must clear any “Holds” to utilize the Add/Drop function
  • To drop a course use the, Register and Drop Sections link
  • Find the course you want to drop, put a checkmark in the first column in small white box
  • Click once on, SUBMIT (at bottom of page).

To Withdraw From a Course

  • After the posted Add/Drop deadline has passed, to “Withdraw” from a course you will need to complete a Registration Change form prior to the specified course withdrawal deadline. (See Academic Calender).
  • On the Registration Change form, SCA day students need their faculty advisor’s signature and the course instructor’s signature.
  • Bring the completed form to the Registrar/Office of Student Services.
  • A grade of “W” will appear on your official transcript.

Class Standing or Academic Level

Academic classification or undergraduate class standing is determined by the total number of COMPLETED credits on record (in SageAdvisor) earned toward the Sage degree:

Freshman, 0-23 completed credits
Sophomore, 24-53 completed credits
Junior, 54-86 completed credits
Senior, 87 or more completed credits