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Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 Registration are now OPEN

For the most up to date forms related to add/drop, advisement, and registration, visit our ISSUU site.

How do I Register for Classes?

1. Log into MyECC

Log into your student account (MyECC) by entering in your username and password. Your username and initial password can be found at the MyUsername Check

For assistance, contact the ITS Service Desk at or call (716) 851-1835, Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2. Search for Courses

Click on Workday and select the Academics worklet. Under Planning & Registration, select Find Course Sections. From here, you can search and select courses and save them in a schedule. Review your Academic Progress to see courses completed and courses still needed to graduate.
If you don't have an ECC WorkDay account, you can still easily click here to Search for Classes

3. Talk with an Advisor

Meet with your faculty advisor to build your class schedule.

  • Your faculty advisor and their email address are listed in your Support Network in Workday. The faculty/staff directory contains phone numbers if you prefer to call.
  • Visit Academic Advising to learn more.
  • To be connected to your academic department, please call (716) 851-1322 or email


4. Register for Classes

From the Workday homepage, select the Academics worklet. You can register from your Saved Schedule, your Academic Plan, or by Find Course Sections.

Additional helpful videos to complete registration can be found here.

Note: If you have a hold on your account, you cannot register until the hold is cleared. If you do not meet a specific requirement for a course, you will not be allowed to register for that course. Speak to your advisor for assistance.

5. Confirm your Schedule

Confirm your schedule by viewing it under Current Classes in the Academics dashboard.

6. Make a Payment

When you register for classes, a bill is generated in Workday within 24 hours. From Workday, select the Finances worklet. Click Make Payment under the My Account heading.

You are financially liable for your registered classes. Please see the section below titled Financial Liability for more information.

Dropping, Adding, Withdrawing & Course Cancellation


The Drop/Add period allows students to adjust their registration. The Drop/Add period ends seven calendar days from the start of spring and fall semesters.

1. Students should consult their academic adviser to determine which classes to change.

2. Login to Workday to drop/add classes. Select the Academic worklet, then select Planning & Registration. Select View My Courses. Locate the course you want to drop and click Drop. Click Confirm, then OK, and then Done. Click on My Dropped/Withdrawn Courses to view the dropped course.

3. Dropping and adding classes can affect your tuition/fees and your financial aid. Check your Finances worklet after adjusting your registration.

After the drop/add period has ended, you can still adjust your registration by withdrawing from courses. Withdrawn courses will appear on your transcript with a W and may affect financial aid. Before withdrawing from a class, it is recommended you meet with an advisor and consult with the financial aid office. You can withdraw from a class in Workday under the Academics worklet.

If you need to withdraw from all your classes, you must meet with a Counselor and complete the withdrawal form by the last date to withdraw as published in the academic calendar. You can reach Counselors at the numbers below:

  • North Campus: (716) 851-1488
    City Campus: (716) 851-1188
    South Campus: (716) 851-1653

Withdrawing from all your classes means you will have to re-apply when you are ready to re-enroll.

Tuition and fees for each semester are due by the first day of classes. You must have been deferred by the Financial Aid office, be paid in full, or have enrolled in the Tuition Installment Plan (TIP) through Student Account Services by the first day of classes.

It is your responsibility to arrange payment even in instances of non-attendance, unless your courses are officially dropped during the published add/drop dates. By registering for classes, you acknowledge liability to SUNY Erie for tuition, fees, and any required collection costs or legal fees as outlined in the tuition and fee section of the college catalog. Failure to attend classes does not absolve you from financial liability. In all cases, it is your responsibility to drop classes by the due date or you will be held financially liable for your classes.

Apply to SUNY Erie by completing an online application. Once you have been accepted, you must register with the Registrar’s office and submit the Cross Registration form supplied by your home college. If you do not submit the cross-registration form at the time of registration, you will be billed for the course. If you drop below full-time status at your home institution, you will be responsible for tuition costs.


  • You may register for up to six (6) credit hours including lab.
  • Class registration is based on the availability of space within the class.
  • Any other class or classes that are registered for are your responsibility.
  • You must prove permanent residency in New York State for 12 months and Erie County for the six months prior to the start of the semester; or provide an Out-of-County Certificate (hyperlink to Issuu) if your residency is out of Erie County, but in New York State. All residents living out of Erie County must supply a certificate of residence to Student Account Services by October 1 for the Fall semester or February 15 for the Spring semester to have the out-of-county charge waived.

Classes that the College offers off-site are not eligible for Cross Registration. Cross-registered students that register prior to the published dates will not be honored as cross-registered students and the tuition will not be deferred. All course-related fees in excess of tuition are the responsibility of the student.