Before you arrive for your August orientation, we ask that you think about your academic plans for your time at Juniata and register your courses for the fall 2017 semester from home through WebAdvisor. The schedule you will enter is a tentative one. You will meet with an academic advisor during your August Orientation who will help you to finalize your schedule. To get started, please begin by reading the "Planning for Course Registration - August Orientation" document. Then, please review the various documents and resources below. Many of your questions can be answered by viewing the documents that will be posted on this page, but if you have further questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to the Office of Academic Support at 814-641-3160 or

Online course registration through WebAdvisor will be open to students attending August Orientation from Monday, July 24th to Friday, August 4, 2017.

What to Consider Before Registering for Classes

Planning for Course Registration -- August Orientation: This document will prepare you for course registration. 

Tools for Registration

After reading "Planning for Course Registration - August Orientation," please use these important tools and documents to assist you further.

  • Course Registration Tutorial Video: This is a YouTube video that walks you through the steps of using WebAdvisor.
  • How to Register for Courses: Refer to this document for a step by step explanation of how to use WebAdvisor.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Use this document if you have trouble entering your schedule into WebAdvisor.
  • World Language Placement Exam: This is an online assessment tool that we recommend you take prior to choosing a World Language course in a language you have already begun learning so that you are correctly placed in the sequence. If you are new to the world language, you will choose the first course in the sequence. Password: WLC2017.
  • Transfer Credits and Juniata College: Review this document if you plan on bringing in credits from another institution, an Advanced Placement exam, and/or an International Baccalaureate diploma.
  • Class Schedules/Scheduling Assistant: Click here to view our course offerings by department. The Scheduling Assistant displays the courses you select and places them in a calendar grid so that you can view a standard week.
  • Low Enrolled, Common First Year, & 1 or 2 Credit Course List Fall 2017: This is a reference sheet of courses that are worth considering as you build your tentative schedule. This will be posted as soon as it is prepared.
  • Instrumental Music Offerings: Review this document if you are interested in registering for orchestra, band, or other similar ensembles or are interested in registering for private lessons.
  • Registrar's Website: Click here to access the Registrar's website for further information about POEs, the course catalog, and academic calendars.
  • Advising Planning Sheet: You and your advisors will use this document over the course of your career to guide your completion of graduation requirements.
  • Academic/Study Schedule: This is an excel file that is useful in planning your schedule with extracurricular commitments.

Orientation Advising Schedule

August orienation students will meet with an advisor during orientation. You will receive specific information about your advising appointment upon your arrival.

College Writing Seminar (CWS) Intake Essay: DUE This Summer

The CWS Intake Essay is an assignment that new students, including all transfer students, need to complete. If you are attending the August Orientation, you need to submit your essay BEFORE orientation and by 5pm on July 11th. Please download the assignment sheet for further instructions and specific deadlines.

2017 CWS Summer Intake Essay Assignment Sheet