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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

EDITORIAL: Reform Course Registration

EDITORIAL: Reform Course Registration

By The Editorial Board December 2, 2022

Panic-inducing for some, euphoric for others and a rollercoaster for all, course registration manages to simultaneously overwhelm and reassure students. Recent updates to MyAccess, the platform that Georgetown...

Pre-Registration Fails

Pre-Registration Fails

By Sydney Bolling and Sydney Bolling April 7, 2015

Every semester I go into pre-registration feeling excited and confident. I plan out the perfect schedule and envision a fabulous next semester for myself. Yet, something always seems to go awry and I...

5 Tips to Start the Semester Right

5 Tips to Start the Semester Right

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee January 9, 2014

Whether you're a seasoned second semester senior or a freshman who feels like she just scraped by her first few months at Georgetown, everyone can use a little help starting a new semester right. Here...

MyAccess Gets Slight Makeover

By Ryan Thomas October 11, 2013

The Office of the Registrar began to roll out of a number of largely visual changes to MyAccess last weekend ahead of an expected larger overhaul to the system. These changes included collapsible menus...

Corp Launches Improved Preregistration Website

By Christopher Zawora April 5, 2013

In an attempt to ease the semi-annual preregistration hassle, Students of Georgetown, Inc. launched a beta version of Classy on Tuesday. Classy is a three-step tool that aims to make the MyAccess system...

Course Evals Go Online Only

By Annie Chen December 7, 2012

Two years after the online course evaluation system was first introduced in spring 2010, the University Registrar has completely eliminated paper evaluations this semester in addition to  posting evaluation...

Preregistration in the Dark

By The Editorial Board November 2, 2012

When encountering a philosophy course during preregistration with the intriguing but uninformative title “Sex, Science and Society,” students will inevitably click “View Course Description” on...

The Price of Late Fees

By The Editorial Board April 19, 2012

Preregistration can be a stressful process. And it’s even worse when you encounter an unexpected error message because your student account has been blocked. The Office of Student Accounts is responsible...

Don’t Sweat the Homework at Yates

By Bisi Orisamolu February 2, 2012

The zero-credit courses offered at Yates Field House are some of Georgetown's best-kept secrets. The courses, listed under leisure and recreation education on MyAccess, are introductory-level classes...

Needless Obstacles Plague Pre-Registration

By The Editorial Board November 16, 2010

Students itching to head home for the long-awaited Thanksgiving break have at least one imposing hurdle to jump beforehand: the pre-registration process. The procedure involves a wide range of moving...

A Right to Know

By The Editorial Board September 3, 2010

Navigating the murky waters of pre-registration has become clearer with the advent of MyAccess. The system still falls short, however, during the period between pre-registration and the start of the semester. yAccess...

Baby Steps for MyAccess

By The Editorial Board April 9, 2010

Despite the distractions of refreshingly warm weather and looming finals, pre-registration is on the top of most students' to-do lists. Anyone who has begun exploring next semester's course catalog will...

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