Below is a compilation of tips and resources to help new first-year undergraduate students navigate the registration process:

First-Year Course Selection Guides

The first-year course selection guides for the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) and Bachelor of International Business (BIB) programs outline which courses first-year students must register in.

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of International Business 

Bachelor of International Business (BIB) Links

Choosing a Language:

Department of French:

School of Linguistics and Language Studies – Modern Languages:

Modern Languages Placement Tests:

If you have any questions about registration, please send an email to

Time-ticket information

The registration process is divided into blocks called time-tickets. Your time-ticket indicates when you are first able to access the registration system. Find out when your time-ticket opens on the time-ticket schedule to plan out when you can register.

More information about time-tickets

Registration Steps

The Registrar’s Office has a helpful guide to every step of the registration process.

Registration Guide 

Carleton Central How To Videos

If you’re having trouble navigating Carleton Central, the Registrar’s office has produced a series of videos on how to register for courses.

Carleton Central How To Videos 

Student Registration Assistance Team

If you’d like to speak to someone about registration, the Student Registration Assistance Team is available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

They’re available to help with first-year course selection, building a conflict free timetable and more.

Academic Advising

If you still have questions, or need more help, please reach out to your Academic Advisors for assistance. We are available for assistance with course selection, concentration information, academic performance, and more. Academic Advising is available both in person and over email.