University of Holy Cross

Freshmen Registration


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Welcome to Freshmen Registration at UHC! We are glad to have you as part of the Holy Cross community. University is a very exciting venture, especially for new students. But, we realize it can also be little scary for those who do not feel adequately prepared.

As a first time freshmen at UHC, your Registration session is especially designed to ease your transition from high school to university. We will provide you with a series of activities, informative presentations, and other opportunities to acclimate you to the educational and student life experience at UHC.

2019 New Student Fall Registration
July 09 - College of Nursing & Health Sciences
July 10 - College of Counseling, Education, & Business
July 11 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Freshmen and Transfer Registration and Parent Orientation sessions are coordinated through your Department of Admissions & Student Affairs. We work hard to make sure you have everything in place to complete Registration and Orientation for the day. It is the student's responsibility to make sure he/she is officially admitted into a degree-seeking program before attending Registration. If you have any questions or concerns about whether you are admitted, or if any of your information has changed, please contact the admissions department, at or 504-398-2175.

University Essentials

During the general presentation, we will provide you with an overview of university essentials to not only help you succeed, but to also thrive during your time as a student here. You will: get information on financial aid opportunities that will help you pay for school; learn how freshmen who are involved in clubs, organizations, and sports tend to be happier and graduate; get info about the technology offered to support your education; find out about FREE tutoring services and other academic assistance; get instructions on activating ADA accommodations for those with disabilities; and much more!

Get Advised

A big part of Freshmen Registration is getting advised. You will have the opportunity to meet with your academic advisor, who will help you pick out which classes to take, and develop your schedule.

Register for Classes

After meeting with your academic advisor, you will then register for your classes. This will be done before you leave for the day. Please note that for future registration, you will take advantage of Early Registration, which allows you to have first choice of available classes! We strongly encourage students to use their Self Service accounts, and take advantage of Early Registration.

Pay for Classes

Our Bursar team is available to assist you in paying for the classes for which you have registered.

Financial Aid Advising

Students receiving financial aid will the opportunity to meet one on one with their assigned financial aid counselor. You will learn about the status of your FAFSA, scholarship, or other aid, as well as any outstanding documents you need to submit in order to complete the award process. All students who are expecting to receive Financial Aid at UHC should contact the Financial Aid office before Registration to ensure all documents have been received. They can be reached at 504-398-2133.

IT/Self Service

Technology is an essential part of being a student at UHC. Our IT (Information Technology) team will be on hand for the day to provide you with your Self Service login information, help you set up your UHC email accounts, and answer any technology-related questions you may have about the University.

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