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Registration Process for New Students in the School of Education

For your first term at the University of Portland, all students in the School of Education will be registered by the School of Education Program Counselor.

Registration Timeline

Schedule Planning: Your program counselor will reach out to you after you have been admitted to discuss planning your class schedule.

Once Admitted.

Send IP, AB, and College Transcripts to UP: Send your scores and transcripts to UP by November 1st. View instructions.

November 1st

Take Math & Language Placement Exams: Visit the Placement Tests page to find out if you need to take math and/or language placement exams.

As soon as possible.

Program Counselors Build Schedule: During this time, your schedule is being built and is not finalized. Changes may be made by Program Counselor at any time.

December - January 

Classes Begin

January 13th

First Week of Classes: Changes can be made to your schedule during this week. The deadline to add or drop classes from your schedule is the Friday of the first week of the semester.

January 13th - 17th

Typical First Semester Class Schedule

Education students are generally registered for six courses, totaling 15 credits:

ED 250  - Pre-Adolescent Theories of Learning and Development


ED 251  - Adolescent Theories of Learning and Development

Four other 3-credit courses that include core or other major requirements

First year Classes at UP are offered one, two, three, and sometimes four times a week. Labs for science courses meet once a week for a longer period of time, and are an additional 1 credit.

  • University Core requirements are a set of courses that all students at the University of Portland must complete.
  • Education Major requirements are the courses you need to complete for your specific education program.
  • Elective courses are any courses you take that do not fulfill any of your Core or Education Major requirements.

School of Education Contact Information:

Phone: 503.943.7135


Kelly Brown, Program Counselor