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Use the content below to help answer any questions you might have regarding enrollment appointments.

Graduate and Professional School Students

  • Graduate and professional school students are randomly assigned appointment times.
  • The initial registration for students in the programs below will be handled by their school registrars:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Pharmacy
    • First-year Law
    • First-year MBA
    • EMBA
    • MBA@UNC
    • Master of Accounting

When can I register for my classes?

Graduate and Professional students may register any time after your enrollment appointment day and time.

Remember that your enrollment appointment is only the beginning of your registration period, and you have through the term starting to add classes. Check registration dates each term (including the last dates to add and drop online at using the academic calendar).

How can I Determine when my Enrollment Appointment Date and Time are?

To find out your enrollment appointment date/time for the term:

  1. Log in to your ConnectCarolina Student Center.
  2. Click on the link under “Enrollment Dates”.
  3. Select the term to view your assigned enrollment appointment.

You will be able to start enrolling on the date and time of your enrollment appointment.

After this time, the registration system will operate on a 24/7 schedule (24 hours/day, 7 days/week), except for occasional times when the system is down for maintenance.

Please note that support from campus offices will only be available during normal business hours.

Calculate your Enrollment Appointment using Tarheel Tracker
Students may use their Tarheel Tracker to calculate their credit hours used for registration. Under degree requirements is “Calculated Hours for Registration.” This section calculates the number of credit hours a student has that determines their day of registration. The hours here are different from the degree applicable hours.

For the purpose of determining a student’s day of registration, hours are calculated as follows:

  • All hours completed while in residence at UNC
  • UNC-accepted transfer credit hours
  • Completed and posted study abroad credits
  • By-examination(BE) and placement (PL) credits are excluded
  • Current term and all in-progress hours are excluded

More Tips

  • Remember to check any holds you have that will prevent registration prior to your enrollment appointment starting, and continue checking that section throughout the registration period! To check holds, go to the Holds section on your ConnectCarolina Student Center.
  • Some students and departments require advising appointments prior to enrolling for the term. If this applied to you, you will see an Advising hold.
  • Carolina Courses Online course registrations will also be added by the registrar of the Friday Center.
  • If you are graduating at the end of the current semester and have not been officially admitted into a new program, you will not be activated to register.
  • Review important University policies.


Contact us and we’ll be happy to help!