Registration Instructions

Registration Instructions

Complete registration instructions including dates, policies and procedures along with information regarding cross-registration with Rutgers-Newark, RBHS and Essex County College are available here on the Registrar's site.

Summer Registration Instructions
Fall Registration Instructions
Winter Registration Instructions
Spring Registration Instructions

Registering for Classes

Currently enrolled students are expected to register themselves using Highlander Pipeline, the NJIT web based student information system. Registrar Online provides real-time access to the NJIT Student Information System. NJIT students can register for courses, withdraw, review their grades and query the semester schedule of courses.   

Quick Steps for Registration:

1. Log in to Highlander Pipeline at

2. Click on the “Student Services” tab.

3. On the left menu, click on “Banner Self-Service”

4. Click on “Student”, click “Registration” and then click “Look Up Classes”

5. Select the proper term/semester and click Submit

6. Select the subject area of the course for which you would like to search and click the “Course Search” button

7. All of the courses for that particular department will be displayed

8. Find the course that matches your placement and click “View Sections”

9. Open sections are designated by checkbox on the left side of the page, closed section display a “C”

10. Check the checkbox for the section that best fits your schedule

11. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Register” button

12. The next page will display your currently registered classes

13. To register for another class, click on the “Course Search” button and start with item #6 above.

Registration For Rutgers Courses


The following information represents contact points for holds associated with registration, financial aid and bursar.

HOLD TYPE Contact this Office Reason
AD Academic Advisor Advisor hold.
AL Athletic Advisor Athletics hold.
AR Bursar Office Bursar hold. Balance due.
AT Office of the Registrar Transcript hold. Transcripts cannot be issued until outstanding debts are paid.
WD Academic Advisor Withdrawal prevention.
DF Advising Success Center Orientation hold.
DW Financial Aid Office Dislocated Worker hold. Contact Financial Aid Office to submit documentation. Must register in person on the first day of classes.
AS Dean of Student Academic Suspension.
DS Dean of Student Dean of Student.
E EOP EOP Advisor hold.
IS Office of Global Initiatives International Student Registration hold.
PL Financial Aid Office Perkins Loan.
GS Graduate Studies Office Graduate Studies.
CA College of ARCH and Design Advisor hold.

NJ Tuition Benefit for Unemployed Persons

Course Schedules

Semester course schedules are available at 2 locations: 

1.  Course Schedule Builder 

This option will assist you it choosing course sections and building your schedule of classes. As you choose your courses, a matrix representing the days and times the courses meet will be constructed. You can then e-mail a copy of this schedule to your NJIT student account.

Please note that you must still register for the courses via Highlander Pipeline and the schedule in this area is not real-time.

2. Current Semester Course Schedules

This option will allow you to view the NJIT schedule of courses. You can select a semester from the Schedules menu on the right and then view courses by selecting on the course subject. There is also a link to the catalog description for each course. 

NJIT Course Catalogs

Highlander Pipeline

All registration is conducted via Highlander Pipeline, the NJIT web based Student Information System. Highlander Pipeline provides access to the following student services:

  • Registration  Add/Drop/Withdrawal     
  • View Your Transcripts  
  • View Your Bursar Account and Pay Your Bill  
  • View Your Financial Aid 
  • Change Your Address

For information regarding registration or the NJIT schedule of courses please see below or contact: 

Monica O'Donnell, Associate Registrar 
Office of the Registrar 
New Jersey Institute of Technology 
University Heights 
Newark, New Jersey 07102-1982 USA