Registering for Classes

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The instructions below will walk you through registering for academic courses via Student Planning on myCWI. 

Log In

Log in to myCWI with your username and password. 

Log in to myCWI

Select My Toolkit.

myCWI My Toolkit button

Select Student Planning

Student Planning

Select Go to Plan and Schedule.

Student planning screenshot

Choose Semester

Calendars default to the current semester.

  • Use the arrows to go back to view previous semesters or forward to register for future semesters.
  • Use the plus button to add a new semester. 

Schedule semester

Search for Courses

If courses have not been planned for the new semester, use the search bar in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to identify specific courses you would like to take.

Plan and Register course selection status

Enter the subject and course number you want to search for, then click the search button,

Plan your degree screenshot

Once the course appears, select Add Course to Plan.

Add Course to Plan

A pop up box will appear with course information including pre-requisites, co-requisites, and a course description. Select the semester you would like this course added to, and select Add Course to Plan.

Spring Semester example of classes in Student Planning

The course is now listed in your plan. Please note this does not actually register you for the class.

View Planned Courses

Select Back to Plan & Schedule on the top right of the page. 

Search bar

Confirm the correct semester is showing. If the correct semester is not showing, use the arrows to navigate to the correct semester.

Select Semester

The course you previously added to your plan should now be populating next to your calendar.

Schedule Filter selection

Select Course Section

A course section number specifies the date, time, location, as well as the instructor of a course.

To view available sections of your chosen course, select View other sections. Many courses may have several pages of course sections to view. Use the filters to narrow down the information. 

View other Selections

To filter course information, select Filter Sections.

Note: Selecting too many filters may severely limit the number of classes displayed. 

Filter Section

8-week Classes

Courses are offered in various lengths which you may select when choosing a course section. CWI offers a variety of session lengths, including 8-week sessions, which are marked with the icon below.

8-week calendar icon Learn more about 8-week classes

Add Course Section

Once you have selected a course section to fit your schedule, click on the course. 

Planned Courses

A pop up box will appear showing the instructor's name and email, course information, and any pre- or co-requisites. Confirm this information, then select Add Section

Section Details

You will see the register now button in anticipation of you adding the course. The course is only planned, not registered.

Complete Registration


Filter Sections search

Select Register Now on the left to complete the registration process. The register button on the course will only add one course at a time. If you are enrolling in a course with required requisites, Register Now will not be an option. 

View other sections filtered view

Classes you are successfully registered for will appear in green.

Add Section

You are not registered for any classes that do not appear in green. If your registration did not go through, check for notifications in the drop down menu on the top right of your screen to determine the cause. 


If the notification drop down menu does not appear, select the yellow box in the top right next to the Help box to view all notifications.

click on the yellow box on the top right, next to the help box. This will show all notifications.

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