Registration Procedures

Registration Eligibility

In order to register for classes, you must first meet admission requirements

Registration Hours

Registration is conducted online via Self-Service.  You may view a registration guide on how to register at my.waketech.edu.

Self-Service is open for registration 24 hours a day with the exception of Thursdays from 9:00 p.m. to Fridays at 6:00 a.m. for system backups. 

Every effort will be made to maintain these hours of operation. However, the college reserves the right to close the system as necessary. Should you access the site and the system does not respond you will be given instructions . 

Registration dates are listed on the priority dates calendar; prior to your registration, you can view your registration date and time when you log in Self-Service.

Please keep in mind that you cannot register prior to your registration priority date.

Registration For Classes Using Self-Service

Text documentation is provided at my.waketech.edu regarding how to register using self-service.

  1. All student accounts must be activated prior to logging in to Self-Service. To activate your account go to my.waketech.edu. Click the Activate Account button and follow the instructions provided. Once activated your account remains active as long as you’re enrolled at Wake Tech.
  2. To log in to Self-Service type the web address into the address box of your internet browser selfserve.waketech.edu
  3. Click on Sign in. 
  4. In the User Name box, type your User ID and in the Password box, type in the password provided during the account activation process at my.waketech.edu. Click Sign In. 
  5. If you forgot your User ID or Password go to my.waketech.edu to retrieve your User ID or reset your Password. 
  6. Once logged in click on Student Planning, then click on Go to Plan & Schedule. 

How To Search and Register For Classes

Note: If you simply want to search the schedule of classes, you do not need a user ID or a password. You can click on View Courses Without Signing In

  1. Log in to Self-Service
  2. Click on Student Planning. 
  3. Click Go to Plan & Schedule. 
  4. Type the class subject and course number in the search box in the top right‐hand corner (ex. BUS 121) Click the drop down to “View Available Sections” for the course you are searching for
  5. Click Add Section to Schedule” beside the section of the course you would like to add to your schedule
  6. After looking over the section details for the class selected, click “Add Section” (this will shown in yellow in your planner)
  7. Click “Back to Planning Overview” (upper left corner)
  8. Click “Go to Plan & Schedule
  9. Find the course you want to add in the list of sections on the left, then click Register” (the course(s) for which you are registered will show in green in you planner)
  10. You can add yourself to the waitlist for a closed section. If a seat becomes available, you will automatically be enrolled in that section.
  11. Check your Wake Tech email for a confirmation, indicating successful registration.

How To Use Waitlist 

  1. Type the class subject and course number in the search box (Ex. BUS 121)
  2. Click the drop down to “View Available Sections” for the course you are searching for
  3. Click Add Section to Schedule” beside the section of the course you would like to add to your schedule
  4. After looking over the section details for the class selected, click “Add Section
  5. Click “Back to Planning Overview
  6. Click “Go to Plan & Schedule
  7. Find the course you want to add on the list of sections on the left, then click Add to Waitlist
  8. If a seat becomes available you will be automatically enrolled as long as there are no conflicts with other classes on your schedule.
  9. Remember to check your class schedule. You will need to drop any classes you no longer want.