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Before You Begin Registration

1. Login to WebAdvisor and verify the following: 

  • All students - "LESA (Linfield Educational Services Agreement)" under Financial Profile
  • McMinnville and Portland students only - "Emergency Notification Info" under General Profile
  • McMinnville and Portland students only - "My Emergency Contacts" under General Profile
  • McMinnville and Portland students only - "Disclosure of Directory Information" under FERPA Forms

2. All students - Your student account balance must be paid. Check your balance at Student Account Center.

3. New students only - Final High School transcript - If you have been notified by the Office of Financial Aid that we still need your transcript, you will not be able to register until we receive it.

4. Declare your major/minor or change your program

  • McMinnville students only - Declare major if you completed 45 credits by submitting the Change in Academic Program form in Etrieve.
  • McMinnville and Portland students only - To change major, minor or degree type submit the Change in Academic Program form in Etrieve.
  • Online and Continuing Education students only - To declare or change major, minor or degree email the registrar's office at 1reg@linfield.edu.
  • All students - Seniors who have applied to graduate, contact the registrar's office to make degree, major, or minor changes.

5. Consult with your academic advisor.

  • Set up your "Preferred Sections" on WebAdvisor as soon as possible. 
  • Prepare to meet with your academic advisor.
  • Meet with your academic advisor to plan course schedule.
  • Discuss plans if you wish to take 17 or more credits. - Use NEW online Add/Drop/Withdraw form to add course(s) that put you over 16 credits after you have registered for the rest of your courses.
  • Select alternative courses in case your first choices are full & add these to your preferred section list.
  • McMinnville students only - Your advisor will clear you for WebAdvisor registration. If your advisor on sabbatical, see your replacement advisor or Academic Advising at Melrose 010. Check to make sure your advisor has approved you for registration by going to "Approved for Registration?" on WebAdvisor