Log-in to SageAdvisor (
→Click on the dark blue box, Students.
Use Student Planning link in Registration menu.
→Print registration instructions – handout pdf

Registration Steps (in order):
1. Plan courses, 2. then Register.

1. PLAN courses
 Select and Plan REQUIRED courses
→Click on Plan Your Degree & Register for Classes (or Go to Plan & Schedule).
→Your current term schedule is displayed in calendar/weekly view.
→Options: select courses from your Plan if completed (Timeline tab) or your program evaluation (Progress tab or View My Progress link).
Directions using Progress tab:
→Click on Progress tab to view 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 and Days/Times, Location
→Select course and click on Add Section to Schedule (as a planned course)
→In course Section Details box, click on Add Section.
→To select and plan additional courses – repeat steps above.

B. Select and Plan GENERAL or ELECTIVE courses (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)
→Use the right arrow > next to the semester/year to scroll to the desired semester.
→To search for courses (to add as “planned” courses to your schedule screen), type course information in the Search bar. Examples: MAT, MAT-220, MAT 220, statistics. Or use commas to search multiple courses, MAT-220, COM-104.
→List of courses matching search criteria appears.
→To view course 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 course).
→In the course Section Details box, click on Add Section.
→To plan and add more planned courses to your schedule, click on, Back to Plan & Schedule link.
→Repeat searching/planning steps above for each desired course.

→Once you are finished with planning (scheduling) classes, view your planned weekly schedule.
→Review campus locations and possible travel/time conflicts between campuses.
→Important: to be officially registered for classes, click on Register Now button. Or you may Register for individual courses listed in left margin – click on Register button.
→Current and registered courses are in Green box.
→Top of schedule screen (left side) you will see # of Credits: Planned, Enrolled & Waitlisted. Enrolled = Registered.
View Class Schedule
→To see classroom information – use the Print button in Schedule tab.
→To see Campus location (Albany or Troy), use list of enrolled courses in left margin. Click on “Meeting Information” link.
→Class schedule information is also available in SageAdvisor (Student menu/Academic Profile) using the My Class Schedule link.

→Summer 2017 & Fall 2017 timeline – click here
→Academic Calendar – click here

→Use filter column in left margin when searching for courses.
→Be sure to check Campus location (Albany or Troy).
→Current and registered courses are in Green box. Planned courses are in Yellow box.
→RSC & SCA students must be cleared by their advisor to be eligible for registration.
→Tuition & Tuition Due Dates click here

Hold Information

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

HoldPossible Reason for Hold… Phone (518) Email (
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 AccountsTuition payment issue 292-1788 studentaccounts
Wellness CenterImmunization record needed 292-1917 kingk2

To Drop a Course in Student Planning

  • 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, click on Drop, then click on Update.

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 Add/Drop 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