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The purpose of this guide is to assist admitted students in using the online registration system, WebAdvisor. For advice on course selection and program requirements, students in programs should contact their assigned advisor. Special students may contact an admissions counselor for assistance.

This guide is produced by the Wake Technical Community College Enrollment and Records Services Division. If you have suggestions on how it might be more helpful to you, please contact us at registrar@waketech.edu.

4,000 copies of this publication were printed at a cost .30 per copy.

Version 2: 5/5/10 2


Inside this Guide

How to Log in to WebAdvisor ........................... 4

How to Search and Register for Classes ............... 5

How to Register for Previously-Selected Classes .... 9

How to Use Waitlisting…………………………………………….11

How to View and Print Tuition Invoices ............... 12

How to Pay for Classes .................................. 13

Tuition and Fees .......................................... 15

How to Drop and Add Classes .......................... 16

Troubleshooting Tips ..................................... 18

Helpful Contacts and Information ..................... 19 3


How to Log in to WebAdvisor

1. All student accounts (current and new) must be activated prior to Logging in to WebAdvisor. To activate your account go to my.waketech.edu. Click the Activate Account button and follow the instructions provided. 2. Type the address for WebAdvisor (https://webadvisor.waketech.edu) in the address box of your Internet browser. 3. Click on Log in. 4. In the User ID box, type the User ID and in the Password box, type in the password provided during the account activation process at my.waketech.edu. Click OK. 5. If you forgot your User ID or Password go to my.waketech.edu to retrieve your User ID or reset your Password. 6. Click on Current Curriculum Students if you want to do more than search for sections.

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 Future Students or Current Curriculum Students and then click Search for Curriculum Sections without an ID or password!

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How to Search and Register 1. Log in to WebAdvisor. 2. Click on Current Curriculum Students. 3. Locate the heading for Registration and click Register for Sections. Click on Search and register for sections.

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4. On the Search/Register for Sections page, you must select the term you wish to search within. Click on the drop-down arrow beside Term and click the term for which you wish to register. You must also select at least one other search parameter (subject, sections meeting after, sections meeting before, day of the week, course title keyword, location, or instructor’s last name) to get search results.

5. After selecting Term and at least one other search parameter, click SUBMIT to get your results. 6. A list of sections based on the search parameters you entered will be returned. Search results are limited to 250 per instance. If you would like to review the 2000 + course sections offered, you can review the entire schedule at www.waketech.edu (or click the link on the main page of WebAdvisor).

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7. From this list of sections, you can start to build your list of preferred sections. If the status of the class is Open, that means that seats are still available and that you can select this section by clicking in the box under the column Select. (You may want to select multiple sections in case certain sections are closed on your registration date). Remember, you are not registering now; you are simply building a list of preferred sections.

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8. If it is BEFORE your registration date, this is as far as you can go. You can continue to add to your list of preferred sections, but you cannot register until your registration date. (If you try, WebAdvisor will send a message saying that you cannot register before your assigned date and time.) When your date to register arrives, you will use the Register for previously-selected sections option. 9. If it is YOUR REGISTRATION DATE OR AFTER, you can proceed with registration. In the Action block beside the course(s) for which you wish to register, use the drop-down arrow to select RGRegister. When finished, click SUBMIT.

10. WebAdvisor will return a Registration Results page. If you encountered no error messages, your status will show “Registered,� as it does in the example below. At this point, you can click OK. You have completed your registration for the selected section(s).

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How to Register for Previously-Selected Classes 1. This feature can be used only if Search and Register was used to set up a Preferred List of Classes. 2. Log in to WebAdvisor. 3. Click on Current Curriculum Students. 4. Locate the heading for Registration and click on Register for Sections. 5. Click on Register for previously-selected sections. The Register and Drop Sections will appear with your list of Preferred Sections.

6. In the Action block beside the course(s) for which you wish to register, use the drop-down arrow to select RG-Register. When finished, click SUBMIT.

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7. WebAdvisor will return a Registration Results Page. If you encountered no error messages, your status will show “Registered,� as it does in the example below. At this point, you can click OK. You have completed your registration for the selected section(s).

8. If you encounter red error messages on the Registration Results page, you must resolve them as directed before you can proceed with registration. More information is provided in the Troubleshooting Tips in this guide.

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How to Use Waitlisting Here’s how‌ 1. Login to WebAdvisor (webadvisor.waketech.edu) with your Key Account ID and Password. 2. After searching and attempting to register for sections choose WL under action to place your- self on the wait list for a class. 3. Wait for the email that notifies you of an opening (students have 24 hours to register once they are notified of an available seat in a class)* 4. Once notified, Go to Manage My Waitlist and select Register to register for the course or Remove to be taken off the waitlist.

* Students must have already activated their my.waketech.edu account in order to receive email notifications.

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How to View and Print Tuition Invoices 1. Log in to WebAdvisor. 2. Click on Current Students. 3. Locate the heading for Financial Information and click Tuition Invoice. 4. Select a term in the Term box by clicking on the drop-down arrow. 5. Click Submit and click Yes through the security message. 6. Your tuition invoice for the term will appear on your screen for review. 7. Go to File on your Internet browser toolbar. Click Print Preview. Your tuition invoice will appear in 8.5 x 11 format. 8. From Print Preview, click Print.

Note: Wake Tech does not mail tuition invoices. Students are responsible for knowing the payment deadlines for the registration cycle in which they have registered. Failure to pay the entire balance due by the payment deadline will result in all of the registered classes being dropped.

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How to Pay for Classes You have three options for paying for classes. Pay online with a MasterCard or Visa credit card. If using a debit card, it must bear either the MasterCard or Visa logo. 1. Log in to WebAdvisor. 2. Click Current Curriculum Students. 3. Locate the heading Financial Information and click on Make a Payment.

4. Enter the payment amount that equals the balance/amount due. Note: Do not enter an amount less than the balance showing. A partial payment will not hold your schedule and will cause your entire schedule to be deleted for non-payment. 5. Select your credit/debit card type (Mastercard or Visa) from the dropdown menu. 6. Type your debit/credit card number in the space provided. 13


7. Enter your debit/credit card expiration month by using the dropdown menu. 8. Enter your debit/credit card expiration year by using the dropdown menu. 9. Type the correct name in the Name on Credit Card box, if the name on the debit/credit card is different from what is displayed on your screen. 10. Type the e-mail address to which the confirmation should be sent, if the address is different from what is displayed on your screen. 11. Click SUBMIT. Your payment will be submitted through a secure network for verification. If funds are available, you will receive a Payment Confirmation on your screen. If you have provided a valid e-mail address, you will receive confirmation by e-mail.

Pay by mail: 1. Print a copy of your tuition invoice from Financial Information. 2. Mail the invoice with your check (with student ID number on the Memo line) to: Wake Tech Cashier’s Office 9101 Fayetteville Road Raleigh, NC 27603 Pay in person: Wake Tech Main Campus Student Services Building, 243A M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours may be extended during registration.

Wake Tech Health Sciences Campus Health Education Building, Room 138 M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours may be extended during registration.

Wake Tech Northern Campus Administrative Building, Room 236D M-F 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Hours may be extended during registration. 14


Wake Tech Western Wake Campus M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours may be extended during registration. Notes: A secure drop-box is available on the Main Campus after 5 p.m. However, only payments by check should be deposited after regular business hours. Payments must be made online by 12:00 midnight or received by the Cashier’s Office (office hours provided above) on or before the payment deadline. Payments not received by the deadline will result in all classes being dropped.

How much is tuition? Tuition is $66.50 per credit hour for in-state students and $258.50 per credit hour for out-of-state students. Tuition is not charged after 16 credit hours. Additional fees as outlined below may be added to tuition charges. Please see the complete tuition chart at http://registration.curred.waketech.edu/

How much are fees? Student Administration Fee

$20.00 per semester

Applies to all students

Campus Access Fee

$5.00 per semester

Applies to student taking classes at Main, Health Sciences, Northern Wake campuses and the Western Wake site

Computer Use and Technology Fee

$1.00 per credit hour per semester

Applies to all students

Professional Liability Insurance

$6.00 per semester

Applies to all students in Health Sciences curriculums

Facility Fee

$25.00 per course

Applies to all evening classes in Wake County Public Schools

Bowling

$80.00 per course

Applies to students taking Bowling

Golf

$40.00 per course

Applies to students taking Golf

Ice Skating

$85.00 per course

Applies to students taking Ice Skating

Graduation

$35.00

Applies to students who apply for graduation in degree and diploma

State Personnel Dev. Center

$25.00 per gen. ed. course

Applies to students taking classes at State Personnel Development Center

** Fees are subject to change**

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How to Drop and Add Classes It is very important to follow this sequence for dropping and adding classes, particularly during the first week of the semester/term. If this sequence is not followed, students will be assessed a 25% tuition penalty for dropping and adding in separate transactions.

WARNING! Do NOT select Drop Sections if you intend to add a replacement class. If you do, you WILL be assessed a 25% penalty when you add the replacement class on or after the first day of the semester, EVEN if you add it immediately after you drop and before you have logged out.

1. Log in to WebAdvisor. 2. Click on Current Curriculum Students. 3. Select Register for Sections under Registration. 4. Click on Search and register for sections and select the classes you wish to add. 5. The Register and Drop Sections screen will appear after you have selected your section(s) with the classes listed in the Preferred Sections area. Any classes that you are currently registered for will show in the Current Registration area. 6. Select Register as the action for the sections you wish to add in your Preferred Sections. Select Remove from List for any that you do not want added to your schedule. 7. In the Current Schedule area, Click the box beside the class you wish to drop.

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8. Review your selections carefully. Now you should have the class(es) for which you wish to register checked in the top section, and the class(es) you wish to drop checked in the bottom section. 9. Click SUBMIT. 10.WebAdvisor will return a results page showing the class(es) you have registered for and the classes you have dropped in the same transaction session (see example below).

11. Click OK to return to WebAdvisor’s main menu.

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Troubleshooting Tips Error message:

What it means and what you should do:

{Class section} is restricted to {certain major}.

This course is restricted based on the student’s current major. Click on the blue course number for the exact major(s). You cannot register for this section if this is not your current major.

{Class section} is closed.

The section you selected is full. Review the schedule of courses and select another section with a status of OPEN.

A granted petition is required for registration.

Click on the blue course code and read the comments, which will tell you how to obtain permission to take this section.

{Class section} requires registration in {class section}.

There is a required matching class section for this class. WebAdvisor will register you for it automatically.

Student may not register for {class section} at this time.

The add period for this particular class is over. You may not register without a Registration Override Request signed by the dean.

{Class section} conflicts with {class section}.

These classes have overlapping times, and you will not be allowed to register. Select a class that does not overlap with courses already in your schedule.

Student does not have a current academic program.

See an Admissions Counselor. You do not have a current major on your record.

{Course} pre-requisites have not been started

See your advisor for transcript evaluation info.

Student cannot register before 5 a.m. on {date}.

You are trying to register before your assigned date and time. Consult the Registration Calendar for the registration date for your division.

Student has no registration priority. {Term} requires one.

You have not been assigned a registration priority date. Contact Enrollment and Records.

You may not drop classes in the /1 time frame.

It is after the deadline to drop a class. You may only withdraw. Withdrawals cannot be done on WebAdvisor. You must obtain the signature of your instructor on a Course Withdrawal form and submit it to Enrollment and Records, or if a distance learner, you must e-mail your instructor, who will submit an electronic withdrawal.

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Helpful Contacts and Information WebAdvisor URL

https://webadvisor.waketech.edu

Need your User ID?

Try What’s My User ID? at bottom right of the WebAdvisor front page, or contact Enrollment and Records at 919-866-5700 or registrar@waketech.edu or Wake Tech Helpdesk at 919-866-7000.

Need your Password?

Try Reset My Password? at bottom right of the WebAdvisor front page, or contact Enrollment and Records at 919-866-5700 or registrar@waketech.edu or Wake Tech Helpdesk at 919-866-7000 or go to my.waketech.edu

Need to change your major or add a major?

Contact an Admissions Counselor at 919-866-5500 or visit the Student Services Building on Main Campus (Room 128) or the Administration Building on Northern Wake Campus.

Need to know who your advisor is?

Log in to WebAdvisor (Current Students) and click on My Profile, or contact Enrollment and Records at 919866-5700 or registrar@waketech.edu.

Need advising information?

Call 919-866-5500 and ask for your advisor’s contact information, or e-mail advisinghelp@waketech.edu.

Where is the Registrar’s Office?

Student Services Building, Room 243A (Main Campus)

Where is the Admissions Office?

Student Services Building, Room 128 (Main Campus)

Where can I find a counselor to help me with enrolling?

Student Services Building (Main Campus) Administration Building (Northern Wake Campus) Student Services Office (Health Sciences Campus) Millpond Village (Western Wake Campus)

What time is Student Services open?

Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

What time is the Cashier’s Office open?

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours may be extended during certain registration periods.

Where can I use a computer to register?

Enrollment and Records Office, Admissions Office, Wake Tech Northern Wake Campus, and public libraries.

Where can I see all classes that are scheduled?

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