How to Register

Follow these simple instructions to web register:    

Log-in to BearPaws  

  1. From SUNY Potsdam HomePage www.potsdam.edu (or use direct link: http://bearpaws.potsdam.edu)       
  2. Click "Current Students"  
  3. Click "BearPAWS"  

Register for Classes

  1. Click "Student Services and Financial Aid"  
  2. Click "Registration"  
  3. Click "Add/Drop Classes"  
  4. Check to see that this is the correct semester  
  5. Click "Submit Term"  

Add Classes to Your Schedule

  1. Use the Class Search option to identify the courses you wish to add  
  2. Enter the CRN's (5 digit code number) for each class in the "Add Class" box (at bottom of page)  
  3. Click "Submit Changes"  
  4. Scroll down to see your schedule and check for Registration Errors  

Print your Schedule

  1. Click "Student Schedule by Day and Time (at bottom of page) - for Bookstore Orders click "Schedule Details"  
  2. Print your schedule and check for errors. This is your registration receipt.  
  3. Click "Print" from the web browser. Pick up schedule from printer!  

Drop Classes from Your Schedule

  1. In your current schedule click "Web Dropped" option under the "Action" column for the class.  
  2. Click "Submit Changes"  

When finished, close the browser window!