CAS Course Registration Guide

CAS Course Registration Guide

The CAS Course Registration Guide provides information to help you prepare and register for your first semester at Lehigh.

Quick reminders:

  • The Office of Registration and Academic Services (RAS) will email you in June to confirm the day and time in July that registration will open for you. It is important that you complete your course registration process during the two-week July registration window. Use the following instructions to ensure you are prepared for that process! 

  • In June you will also receive a short area of interest survey. Please be sure to complete this survey as it provides information critical to assigning your academic advisor.  

  • Step-by-step registration videos and Frequently Asked Questions about the registration process are available to you at 

  • Additional details: 

    • You will need to register for a minimum of 12 credits to be a full-time student, while the maximum number of credits you can take in your first semester is 17. 

    • A typical course load is 14-16 credits (most courses are each 3 or 4 credit hours), meaning you should register for 4 or 5 courses in your first semester.

Please direct questions to

Click here for first-year Sample Schedules!

*In the Arts-Engineering Program? Please click here to access your course registration guide!