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All students — even those who are pre-registered — must check-in on Registration Day!

Registration takes place on Monday, August 25 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Gamble Campus Center. Students must check-in to complete the registration process and attend fall classes beginning Tuesday, August 26.


Your MacMurray College ID is required for check-in; if you do not have a MacMurray College ID, obtain one from Student Life on Registration Day. If you will not be returning to campus because of an internship or student teaching assignment, please call the Records Office at 217-479-7014 to complete your registration.

Student Life

Public Relations

Please visit the Office of Public Relations if your family, town of residence, or other information for press release purposes has changed in 2014. If you would like the Office of Public Relations to take a publicity photo or you would like to provide one, contact Public Relations at 217-473-7181 or via email.

Business Office

Payment in full is due no later than August 15, or receipt of payments according to payment plan is required by Registration Day. Full-time tuition covers up to 18 hours in the fall term; students, without additional charge, may take an overload if the Registrar approves. A fee of $320 applies to directed study courses. Students may contact the Business Office in the case of withdrawal from a class to see if a refund applies. Failure to attend a class, even prior to withdrawal, may increase a student's financial obligation through loss of financial aid.

Institutional Advancement

Submit completed registration check-in form; sign acknowledgement.

Please plan to attend Convocation on Monday, August 25 at 5 p.m. in Annie Merner Chapel.

Valuable Information Fall 2014

Event Date Information
Residential Students Move In Saturday, August 23 New students move into their residence hall (information was emailed previously) between 12 noon and 3 p.m. Check-in at the Campus Center. Orientation information will be sent to all new students via the email address they listed on their housing forms.
Sunday, August 24
Monday, August 25
Returning students move into their residence hall from 12 noon to 3 p.m.
Adding and Dropping Courses Tuesday, September 2 Last day to add a course.
Last day to register for directed study, independent study, or career experience.
Tuesday, September 9 Last day to drop a course without showing on the student's transcript.
Friday, October 31 Last day to withdraw with a W, WP, or WF on the transcript (see below).
Pass/Fail Grading Option Tuesday, September 9 Last day to complete a Pass/Fail form; forms are available in the Records & Registration Office. Courses in General Education requirements, B.A. language requirement, and major or minor requirements cannot be taken on a Pass/Fail basis.
Withdraw from a Course Without Academic Penalty Friday, October 31 At this point, a withdrawal will not reduce your charges. Petitions to the Academic Standards Committee to withdraw from a course with W grades after this date will be considered only for extenuating circumstances beyond the student's control. Failure to withdraw officially from any or all courses will result in an F being entered on the transcript and included in the computation of the GPA.

MacMurray College policies, procedures, and services can be found in our student handbook, "The Maggie" (PDF).

For academic information, including catalog and scheduling, go to the on-campus academics page.