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Congratulations on your admission to UAH's Graduate School! Here you'll find some resources to help prepare you for what's next.

New Graduate Student Resource Guide

All newly admitted graduate students will be emailed information about how to access our online New Graduate Student Resource Guide through Canvas. This online resource library will provide you with helpful information regarding advising and registration, campus technologies and student services, and financial aid and student billing. In the meantime, please review our Next Steps for Newly Admitted Graduate Students checklist. If you have questions after reviewing this information, please reach out to the Graduate Admissions at  

Registering for Classes

Newly admitted graduate students should contact their program coordinator for assistance with class registration and establishing a program of study. This roadmap will provide you the information needed to register for classes and will provide you with a path to graduation. Visit to view contact information for your program coordinator. 

At you can find registration dates for your semester and a helpful video to assist you in creating your class schedule using Schedule Planner. Full-time registration is nine credit hours each fall and spring semester, and summer full-time registration is six credit hours. View important semester dates and part of term deadlines on the Registrar's Office website

International Students 

Official transcripts must be submitted to Graduate Admissions and a copy of your visa must be submitted to International Student and Scholar Services before you can register for classes at UAH. Please note, full-time registration is required each semester for all F-1 and J-1 visa holders.

Graduate School Orientation

The Graduate School will contact you with more information about Graduate Orientation before your first semester begins. Please ensure that you are regularly checking your official UAH email account to receive the most up to date information. For more information about the Graduate School, visit

Important Dates

Summer 2022 Class Registration Begins April 4, 2022 (New Students)
First Day of Summer 2022 Full Term Classes May 31, 2022
Last Day to Add Summer 2022 Full Term Classes June 7, 2022
Fall 2022 Class Registration Begins April 4, 2022 (New Students)

First Day of Fall 2022 Full Term Classes

August 17, 2022
Last Day to Add Fall 2022 Full Term Classes August 24, 2022


  • International students: Your mandatory international check-in date will be emailed to you from our International Services Office. Please be sure your flight arrives at the Huntsville (HSV) airport prior to this date. If you did not receive this information, please contact the Office of International Services at
  • Your Charger ID (ex: abc0001) is used to sign in to, our wireless network, Canvas, and Google Apps. Visit to set up your password and access your accounts. Check your admissions letter for your Charger ID and A Number to get started. 
  • Begin checking your email account for important announcements after you have registered for classes.