College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
Welcome to CSI

Important Dates

Last day to drop for 50% tuition refund.

Lincoln Birthday - College is close

President day - College is close

Last day to drop without the grade of W. Last day to change or declare a major /minor to be effective in Spring.

Last day for Pass/Fail option. Last day to drop for a 25% tuition refund.

Click here for a full list of important dates >>

 Registration Information

Students can complete their Registration transactions online however, if in-person assistance is needed the Registrar Service Center is located in building 2A, room 107. 
The hours of operation are as follows:

Registrar Service Center Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm*

* Please note that the Registrar's Office will close at 5:00pm when there are no classes in session.

Please refer to the important updates on our message board.

Registration appointments for continuing students

Continuing students can find their registration date by logging on to their CUNYfirst self-service account. You must meet with your advisor prior to registering and if possible bring with you your CUNYfirst “EMPLID”, which is your 8-digit ID number.  Once you have been advised you may log in to CUNYfirst and begin registering. Registration can be done from any computer with internet access and students may register for courses on or after their appointed time. If you have a negative service indicator (STOP OR HOLD) please arrange to clear it before you begin the registration process. You can view these service indicators under “Holds” on the first screen of your CUNYfirst account.

***To view your registration appointment, please Claim Your CUNYfirst account.  Once setup, log into CUNYfirst and navigate to your Student Center.  On the right hand side of this page, under the heading “Enrollment Dates”, you will see your assigned registration appointment.***

To view a step by step tutorial on how to enroll in classes in CUNYfirst please visit: CUNYfirst Training for Students

Students with questions may call 718.982.2120, email us at or go to the Office of the Registrar, North Administration Building (2A), Room 107.

Registration information for readmitted, visiting, non-degree or e-permit students

Previous CSI Students who did not file for readmission and visiting or e-permit students who did not file an online application with the Registrar’s Office need to do this in order to have access to CUNYfirst to register. Students are encouraged to file an application as soon as possible. Students will be notified once their application has been processed. Applicants for readmission to the RN to BS degree program in Nursing must complete both forms, the "Application for Undergraduate Readmission" and the "Supplemental Application": Supplemental Application for Admission into the RN to BS in Nursing

  1. Readmission:
    Application for Undergraduate Readmission
  2. Visiting or Non-Degree Student:
    Information for Visiting or Non-degree Students
    Application for Visiting and Non-Degree Students
  3. E-permit:
    ePermit Information
    Apply for an ePermit

Procedures for current CSI students to take:

Registration Schedule

Students are permitted to register based upon their status. Moreover, during priority registration, appointments are assigned based on credits completed. Dates are subject to change based on the Academic Calendar. Students with questions may call 718.982.2120, email us at  or go to the Office of the Registrar, North Administration Building (2A), Room 107.

Winter/Spring 2016 Registration Schedule for Graduate/Undergraduate
Registration Category Dates Description
Registration: CSI continuing 

November 4-December 9

This registration period is for continuing students enrolled in Fall 2015. Continuing students may register for Winter and Spring at the same time.
Readmitted student

November 18 - January 28

Students who were not matriculated in Fall 2015 but have matriculated in prior semesters and are returning to CSI.   
non-degree and CUNY E-Permit students
(Winter) November 12
(Spring) January 7 - January 28
This registration period is for visiting, non-degree and CUNY e-Permits.  
Start of Senior Citizen registration 

January 29

Please refer to the college catalog under "tuition and fees" for fees associated with senior citizen registration -
Late Registration  (Winter) January 4
(Spring) January 29 - February 2
Some students registering during this period will be charged a late registration fee.  Students adding a course(s) to an existing schedule or switching sections are subject to a change of program fee on or after the first day of classes. If you register on or before the late registration dates, you will NOT need permission to register for an OPEN section. After late registration you will need permission to register for any course section (OPEN OR CLOSED). You will need a waiver at any point during the registration process if the department requires it. For more information on how to obtain permissions, please go to our FAQ page. Please refer to the Financial Aid page for the most up to date information on eligibility.

The offices below are helpful if you encounter additional problems during registration.  For information on the following, please click on the link below: