S T U D E N T  P L A N N I N G
• Log-in to SageAdvisor
• Click on Students box to access Students Menu
• Go to Student Planning link in Registration section (for matriculated students).

• Registration Instructions handout (PDF): How to use Student Planning
• Instructional VIDEO: click here for instructional video. *SageOnline Students: Click here

REGISTRATION STEPS (in order)
  1. Plan specific course Sections
  2. Register for Sections.

STEP 1.  PLAN SECTIONS. Use Options A or B below (or both)

Option A. Select & Plan: REQUIRED Course Sections via My Progress link
• Click on: Plan Your Degree & Register for Classes (or Go to Plan & Schedule).
• Your current term schedule is displayed in calendar/weekly view. Go to desired Term (>).
Options: select courses from, 1. Progress tab or View My Progress link or, 2. your Plan on the Timeline tab (-if created).

Directions using PROGRESS tab:
• Click on Progress tab to view degree progress & required courses you need to complete.
• Courses needed are listed in Red type (“not started”).
• Click on course, then click on, “View available Sections for ” to view Terms offered, Days/Times, Location. Use filter in left column to narrow search.
• Select course and click on Add Section to Schedule (as a planned section)
• In course Section Details box, click on Add Section.
• To select and plan additional courses (sections) – repeat steps above.

Option B. Select & Plan: GENERAL or ELECTIVE Courses (sections) OR Search of ALL courses.
• Click on Plan Your Degree & Register for Classes (or Go to Plan & Schedule).
• Your current term schedule is displayed in calendar/weekly view (Schedule tab)
• Select Term: Use the right arrow (>) next to the semester/year to scroll to the desired semester.
• To Search for Course sections (to add as “planned” sections to your schedule screen), type course information in the Search bar in upper rightExamples: MAT, MAT-220, MAT 220, MAT220, statistics. Or use commas to search multiple courses, MAT-220, COM-104.
• List of courses matching search criteria appears.
• Tip: use FILTER Fields in LEFT margin when searching for courses.
• To view course offering information (Terms offered and Days/Times, Location) click on, “View available Sections for 
• Once you have selected the course section you would like, click on, Add Section to Schedule (as a planned section).
• In the course Section Details box, click on Add Section.
• To add more planned sections to your schedule, click on, Back to Plan & Schedule link.
• Repeat searching/planning steps above for each desired course section.
• Planned Courses appear in light YELLOW. Planned Sections appear in bright GOLD.

STEP 2.  REGISTER for Course SECTIONS

• Review: once you are finished with planning (placing sections on schedule screen), view your planned weekly schedule. Review campus locations and possible travel/time conflicts between campuses. Online and internship courses will appear at bottom of screen.
• Click on Register Now button. Or, you may Register for individual sections listed in left margin – click on Register button next to each course.
• Registered classes (enrolled) are in listed Green font, Green box and listed with a Green check mark.
• Credit information/Schedule results is listed on Top margin of Calendar schedule screen (left side of screen). You will see # of Credits: Planned, Enrolled & Wait-listed. Enrolled number = Registered credits.

STEP 3. VIEW Class Schedule (enrolled sections) & Textbook Information
Student Planning schedule screen – Calendar view:
• Registered classes (enrolled) are in listed Green font, Green box with a Green check mark.
• To see classes in list format & building/classroom information – use the Print button in Schedule tab
• To see Campus location (Albany or Troy): go to list of enrolled courses in left margin. Click on “Meeting Information” link.
• Class schedule & Textbook information: go to list of enrolled courses in left margin. Click on Bookstore Information link.

WAIT-LISTED COURSES
If a seat opens in the course and you are next on the Waitlist, you will receive an email notice from, [email protected] This email gives you a deadline by which you must go to Student Planning and adjust your schedule and ‘Register’ in the course (section).

Steps: SageAdvisor – Student Planning – Plan & Schedule – select > Term. Go to course listed in Left margin of Calendar Schedule screen. Note: the previous “Drop Waitlist” button changes to “Register”. Click on Register.

Important: If you miss the deadline, you lose the seat and spot on the waitlist. Be sure to check your @ sage.edu email address regularly. Note: if you are not interested in course, click on Drop Waitlist, so another student may get a seat.

GENERAL TIPS
• Use FILTER column in left margin when searching for course sections.
• Be sure to check Campus Location (Albany or Troy).
Registered courses are in Green font, green box with a green check mark. Planned courses are in light Yellow. Planned sections are bright Gold.
RSC & SCA students must be cleared by their faculty advisor (major) to be eligible for registration. See Student Preparation handoutPDF
• Registrar’s Office Forms – My Portal (Sage User ID & Password required)
Faculty Advisor name & contact information is listed on the Progress screen in SageAdvisor/Student Planning under Show Program Notes link.
Sage Shuttle schedule
Tuition & Tuition Due Dates


General Registration Information

• Registration Instructions Handout – PDF
Spring 2019 Registration Timeline
Academic Calendar
• Student Handout (pdf): Student Preparation Steps – Advising & Registration


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 admission
Financial AidSageAdvisor item incomplete; USAP appeal required292-1783 finaid
Finance & BusinessPrevious term tuition balance due; parking fine, dorm fine244-4744 collections
LibraryBook overdue fine292-1721 library
Perkins LoanPerkins promissory note due244-4744 perkins
Student AccountsTuition payment issue292-1788 studentaccounts
Wellness CenterImmunization record needed292-1917 wellnessgroup

DROP a Course

  • Prior to the specified Add/Drop deadline – you may use Student Planning to Drop courses
  • You must clear any “Holds” to utilize the Add/Drop function
  • To Drop a course: click on Course in course list, click on Drop, select course (checkmark), then click on Update.

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 Add/Drop form, RSC and 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.
  • Important: be sure to inquire how course withdrawal affects graduation timeline and eligibility for financial aid & loans.

Class Standing or Academic Level

RSC and SCA students register by academic level. Academic level or class standing is determined by the total number of completed credits on record as listed in SageAdvisor.

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