Registration Information

Prior to registration, all students should know the following:

  • All seniors not on probation may register without meeting with their academic advisor although they are strongly encouraged to do so.
  • Students on probation must see their advisor to register.
  • Freshmen are not eligible for online registration. Freshmen will be advised and registered in the Freshman Advising Center (formerly the ARC).
  • New Transfer students with 31 hours or more will register in the Office of Student Records. New transfer students with fewer than 31 completed hours must be advised and register in the Academic Success Center.
  • Students are responsible for following their degree audit and should plan accordingly because some classes are not offered every semester.
  • Any "hold" on their student record must be resolved before registering. For information on holds, please contact the Office of Student Records at 817-531-4414.

Registration Times

Online registration is available 24 hours a day during the registration period. During late registration, registration hours will be 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Office of Student Records.

Note: on the Monday before the start of the term, faculty will be on campus all day specifically for advising returning students who have not yet registered. On that day, you may register in the Office of Student Records.

Please note: Returning students who initiate registration during the late registration period will be assessed the $110 late fee. This fee does not apply to new students or re-admitted students. New students should contact the Office of Admission, 817-531-4422, for information on freshmen and transfer student registration dates.

Freshmen are not allowed to register online. All freshmen, including transfer students with fewer than 31 completed hours, must be advised and register in the Freshman Advising Center.

Class Load

The normal undergraduate class load is 15 hours. Twelve credit hours is the minimum class load for fulltime student status during the fall or spring semesters. Undergraduate students enrolled in fewer than 12 hours are considered part-time students.

Eighteen (18) hours is the maximum class load for which a student may register during the fall or spring semester without special permission. Students with a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the previous Semester, and with the acceptable cumulative grade point average, may register for 19 or more hours with the permission of the dean of the student's school. An overload request form must be secured in advance and presented to the respective Dean's Office for processing. This form is available online and in the Office of Student Records.

To Register for Internships, Independent Studies, or Conference Courses

You may not register online for Internships, Independent Studies, or Conference Courses. You must have the Internship Form or Independent Study/Conference Course Form filled out with the appropriate signatures. The syllabus must also be attached to the form in order to register. These forms are available in the Office of Student Records and the Dean's offices. Bring the form and syllabus with your registration card to the Office of Student Records.

Adding, Dropping, and Withdrawing

Once you have registered, you may add or drop a course online or in the Office of Student Records throughout the open registration period. Keep in mind that dropping or adding courses will alter your degree audit, and required courses should not be dropped without seeing your advisor. During late registration periods (see Registration Times) you may add or drop courses in the Office of Student Records with the proper paperwork.

Once classes have begun, courses may still be dropped but will show a grade of "DP" on your transcript. Any courses dropped after the last drop day (check Academic Calendar) will show a grade of "F" on your transcript.

Withdrawal from all courses requires full withdrawal from the university.

Tuition and fees will be refunded at 100% if a course is dropped before the first day of classes. Courses dropped after classes have begun will be refunded according to the refund policy as indicated in the university catalog.

Class Cancellations

If a class is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Dean's office. You will have the option to enroll in another course.

Late Registration Fees

A $110 late fee will be charged to your account if you are a returning student and you register during the late registration periods (see Registration Times).

Concurrent Enrollment

If you plan to take courses at another institution while attend Texas Wesleyan, you must complete the Concurrent Enrollment Form available online or in the Office of Student Records.

Blackboard Classes

If you have questions concerning Blackboard classes, please call 817-531-4428. Select Option 1 from the menu directed answering service to receive assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Grades

Final grades are available on RamLink approximately one week after the last exam date. Grade reports are not mailed to students.

Online Registration Information

Who can use online registration?

Online registration is available for seniors, juniors and sophomores except for the new first semester senior, junior, or sophomore transfer students who must register in the Office of Student Records, and probationary students who must also register in the Office of Student Records. Freshmen and new freshmen transfer students must register in the Freshman Advising Center.

What if I have trouble registering?

If you cannot access the system or are unable to complete your registration, please contact the IT Help Desk at 817-531-4428, Monday through Friday 8:00AM. - 5:00PM. If you need assistance outside of those hours, please leave a message at the above number. If, after contacting the IT Help Desk, you still cannot register, please call the Office of Student Records at 817-531-4414.

Do I need to see an advisor before registering?

Seniors may register without seeing an advisor although they are strongly encouraged to do so. If you are on probation, you must see your advisor prior to registration. All other students must meet with their advisor and be cleared for online registration. Course information is available online. To register for an internship, independent study, or TAP course, you will need to fill out the appropriate form with all required signatures and register for these classes in the Office of Student Records. Students are responsible for following their degree audit and should plan accordingly because some classes are not offered every semester.

How do I log on to RamLink?

Follow these four steps to log on for the first time:
1. Click on RamLink on the Wesleyan web page
2. Get your user ID by filling in your last name and either your social security number or college ID.
3. Log in with temporary password.
4. Change your password
Students with problems logging on should contact the IT Help Desk at 817-531-4428 during
normal business hours Monday - Friday 8AM.-5PM. To protect your personal records from
access by others, never leave your computer without clicking on the log out button and
closing the browser.

Online Registration


To Register:

  • Go to RamLink on the Wesleyan web page
  • Click on Web Advisor for Students, click on Register for Classes, then click on Search and Register for Classes.
  • Enter your user ID and password (the same as you currently use to enter Ram Link) Click Submit.
  • To use the registration system functions, you must select a term and subject and click Submit. Do not enter numerous Subjects and Course Levels.
  • Select courses(s) making sure the course is Open, and click Submit. Your selected course(s) will be displayed. Click Submit again to finalize your registration.
  • Your status will indicate "Registered" if you met all required criteria.
  • If your status indicates "Failed," note the message displayed (see "Common Messages" below) and what action is required to proceed.


To Add or Drop:

  • To add a class after your initial registration, go to Add Classes in the menu at the bottom of the page. Click on Search and Add Classes and follow the same process as for registering.
  • To drop a class, go to Drop Classes in the menu at the bottom of the page. Click on Search and Drop Classes and follow the same process as for registering.
  • Tuition and fees for dropped classes will be refunded according to the refund policy on page 51 of the 2013-2015 University catalog.


How do I print my schedule after I have registered?

Return to the menu and select My Class Schedule. Room assignments may change. Be sure to double-check your course room assignments prior to the first day of class.

How do I know how much money I owe? How do I make a payment?

Check your Account Summary by Term on the menu to view your charges. Online payment options will be available 24 hours after registration. For Fall term, a one-quarter payment is due by August 5. For Spring term, a one-quarter payment is due by December 5.

To Make a Payment

  • Go to the menu and click on Make a Payment. This will link you to our Nelnet Payment site (not available until 24 hours after registration).
  • To make a payment in full, you should contact the Wesleyan Cashier's Office at 817- 531-4456.
  • Failure to pay before payment deadline may result in your classes being dropped.
  • You must notify the Office of Student Records if you have registered for classes but do not plan to attend Texas Wesleyan University.


Common Messages

You may encounter some of these messages after you have submitted your courses for registration:

"You must enroll in ENG…" This message means that you must enroll in the English course indicated before you can continue with your registration. See your advisor to confirm the English course for which you are eligible.

"Please report to the Cashier's Office. You have a financial hold." You must clear all financial holds with the Cashier's Office to register for classes.

"Course prerequisites have not been started." You must have the required course prerequisites completed or in-progress to register for any course. Check the catalog for the course listing or see your advisor if you have questions.

"61 credit hours are required." Some courses require a minimum number of credit hours as a pre-requisite. The message will indicate how many credit hours are required. You may attempt to register for the course again after the semester has ended and grades have been posted.

"See your advisor to register for more than 18 hours." Undergraduate students may register online for up to 18 credit hours but must complete an Overload Petition form to register for those hours over the 18 credit hour limit. This form is available on the Registrar's website, in the Office of Student Records, or in any Dean's office. Complete the form obtaining the required signatures and submit to the Dean's secretary for processing.

"Probationary students must register in the Registrar's Office." Students on Academic Probation must register in the Office of Student Records AFTER meeting with their advisor.

"See your advisor to petition for readmission." Students on Academic Suspension must see their advisor to begin the process for readmission to the University prior to attempting to register.

"You need to update your address with the Registrar's Office." You must notify to the Office of Student Records to update your address information. E-mail is acceptable documentation

Search for Classes

  • Go to the RamLink Student Page.
  • Click the Search for Classes button located in the Registration section of the website.
  • Click the links below to view specific class schedules


Don't forget to update your address

Address changes can be submitted to the Office of Student Records via RamLink, a personal phone call or visit to the Office of Student Records, or via email. It is important to have your correct address on file to ensure you receive all written communication sent by Texas Wesleyan University.

 

Contact Information

The Office of Student Records
Location: Oneal-Sells
Administration Building,
Third Floor
registrar@txwes.edu
Phone: 817-531-4414
Fax: 817-531-4464
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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