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Four Steps
Four Steps of Registration

1.   Admit

If you are 18 years old or older or have a high school diploma or equivalent, you will need a completed application for admission, proof of residency and an official transcript.

Last new application/advisee taken at 7 pm during open evening hours and 4 pm on Friday. These hours may vary during peak registration times. Check schedule of classes for time changes.

2.   Advise

Academic advising at Collin will ensure that you are taking the courses you need to meet your academic goals. Additionally, you may receive course scheduling assistance and/or transfer information.

Students should  meet with an academic advisor to check for holds, options for class registration and to prove prerequisites.  Students must submit a grade report or unofficial transcript in order to set up prerequisites in the areas of reading, math and writing before registration.  

Last advisee taken at 7 pm during open evening hours and 4 pm on Friday. These hours may vary during peek registration times. See schedule of classes for time changes.

For questions or information regarding academic advising, contact:

Academic Advising (Main Numbers) 

Campus

 Phone No.

Spring Creek (Plano)

 972.881.5782

Central Park (McKinney)

 972.548.6782

Preston Ridge (Frisco)

 972.377.1778

Registration deadlines for new and returning probation and suspension students for the upcoming semesters follow:
Summer I and III 2014     May 30, 2014
Summer II 2014               July 3, 2014

Fall 2014                          August 14, 2014

Spring 2015                     January 9, 2015
 

3.   Assess

Once you have been admitted, college staff will help you determine which assessments will help you in enrolling for classes. Assessment tests in reading, writing and mathematics can help make sure you get in the right classes.

Compass Testing Schedule

The Compass Test is available on each campus through the Campus Testing Centers.  A testing fee of $29 is charged prior to testing.  THEA and other tests are periodically scheduled.  Contact the Testing Centers for times and registration procedures. 

For questions regarding TSI (Texas Success Initiative), call:  972.548.6773 or email the TSI coordinator.

  Testing Centers  -   Business Hours* 

Campus

Room No.

 Phone No.

Days

 Times

Spring Creek

J232

972.881.5922

 Monday-Thursday
Friday
Saturday

8 am - 9 pm

8 am - 3 pm

8 am - 5 pm

Central Park

 A109

 972.548.6849

 Monday-Thursday
Friday
Saturday 

8 am - 9 pm

8 am - 3 pm

8 am - 5 pm

Preston Ridge

 F208

 972.377.1522

 Monday-Thursday
Friday
Saturday

8 am - 9 pm

8 am - 3 pm

8 am - 5 pm

*Allow two hours if you are taking any assessment.

4.   Register

You are not eligible to register until your admissions status is complete. This includes providing transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, documenting your TSI status (scores, exemption or completion) and providing proof (or exemption) of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccine (click here for more information on the vaccine requirement).

CougarWeb registration is designed for students who have completed admission and assessment requirements and have met with an advisor.

Students will register for classes using CougarWeb. Through CougarWeb, students can view classes and availability, register for classes, pay tuition, view financial aid status, access CougarMail, and more.

For username and password requests by email use cougarweb@collin.edu. The email request must include full legal name and date of birth and be sent from the personal email address on file with Collin.

Register through CougarWeb and see how easy registration can be! All that is left is to sign up and pay for classes. Remember to make full payment by the deadlines listed in the current schedule.  See also tuition and fees.

See dates for CougarWeb registration.


Schedule Changes 
Students who have already registered and need to make schedule changes may do so during online registration or on campus.

During online registration, you may add and/or drop classes by accessing CougarWeb.

Students may add and/or drop classes via CougarWeb through the second day of the term for the Fall and Spring semesters. After the second day of the term, add/drop changes must be completed in person at the Admissions and Records Office.

Maymester and Summer term adds and/or drops may be completed via CougarWeb through the first day of class. After the first day of class, add/drop changes must be made in person at the Admissions and Records Office.


A $10 late fee will be assessed for students who wait until the first day of the term to register for the first time.


Any student intending to audit a course may register for that course on the first day of the term only.


Continuing Education registration is also now available online at CE Registration.