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Add/Drop Instructions

  1. Securely log in to Banner. (You can also navigate to Banner by visiting www.cobleskill.edu/students for a quick link)
  2. Enter your SUNY Cobleskill ID Number (the nine-digit number that begins with “8”). In the next field enter your PIN number. If you have not already used the system, you will need to follow the directions on the screen to change your PIN to a new six digit number.
  3. Click on login.
  4. At the Main Menu screen, click on Student Services.
  5. At the Student Services Screen, click on Registration.
  6. At the Registration Screen, click on Add or Drop Classes.
  7. At the Registration Term, be sure that the current term appears in the term box and then click Submit.
  8. (If Applicable, at the Alternate PIN Verification Screen, enter the Alt Pin number (you obtain this number from your advisor). Click on submit.)
  9. You may now enter the CRN’s for your courses. When you are done, click on the Submit Changes button. Your courses and/or any errors that prevented your registration will be displayed. Scroll down the screen to check your registration. If there are errors, make the necessary changes to your schedule based on the error message(s) displayed.

Helpful Hints

Some Common Error Messages

Time Conflict

Course meeting times overlap. Choose an alternate section of one of the courses that overlap.

Class Restriction

You have not completed enough credits/semesters to be eligible to take this course yet.

Closed Course

The maximum enrollment for this course has been met. Register for another section or course.

Co-requisite Error

You have registered for only one component of a course. You need to be sure to have all components of a course. You will need to re-enter all components of the course.

Prerequisite/Test Score Error

You have tried to register for a course that you have not met the prerequisite for. A prerequisite is a course or courses that are required to be completed before registering for an advanced level course.

Instruction for Adding a Closed Class

To add a closed class after obtaining an override from an instructor, please log into Banner Web and click on ‘Student Services’, then ‘Registration’, then ‘Add/Drop Classes.’ Enter the correct term. In the Add/Drop Worksheet, enter the CRN number for the course you are trying to add in one of the CRN boxes on the screen. Then click ‘Submit Changes.' See screen shot below to view what the add/drop worksheet looks like. 

 Banner Web add/drop worksheet