Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
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  1. Chapter 4: Course Registration

2. Course Registration Schedule & Procedures

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AY 2023 Fall Semester Course Registration Schedule

Period Eligible Students Date Time
Registration Period A

1st Priority:
GPA of 3.00 or higher

2nd Priority:
GPA of 2.50 or higher

* Semester GPA or cumulative GPA,
whichever is higher.

APM 1st Priority Sep. 19
9:30 ~ 14:30
APM 2nd Priority 12:00 ~ 17:00
APM Regular 14:30 ~ 19:30
APS 1st Priority Sep. 20
9:30 ~ 14:30
APS 2nd Priority 12:00 ~ 17:00
APS Regular 14:30 ~ 19:30
ST 1st Priority Sep. 21
9:30 ~ 14:30
ST 2nd Priority /
Graduate Students
12:00 ~ 17:00
ST Regular 14:30 ~ 19:30
Registration Period B New and Reinstated Students Oct. 2
9:30 ~ 17:00
Current Students 12:00 ~ 17:00
Correction Period 1 All Students Oct.11 (Wed.) 10:00 – Oct.12 (Thu.) 10:00
Correction Period 2 All Students Dec.6 (Wed.) 10:00 – Dec.7 (Thu.) 10:00

Procedures available during the Course Registration Period

Period Available Subjects Registration Changes Possible
Semester Courses
1Q Courses
2Q Courses
Session Courses
Registration Period A

Language, Common Liberal Arts, Major Subjects (from own college)

  • Registration times will vary according to student GPA.
Add Drop Add Drop Add Drop Add Drop
Registration Period B

All subjects (Including Major Subjects from other colleges)

  • Subjects from other colleges are
  • available from 2nd year onwards
Add Drop Add Drop Add Drop Add Drop
Semester and 1st Quarter Classes Begin
Correction Period 1

All subjects

  • After Correction Period 1, changes cannot be made to Semester and 1st Quarter courses.
Drop only Drop only Add Drop Add Drop
2nd Quarter Classes Begin
Correction Period 2

All subjects

  • After Correction Period 2, changes cannot be made to 2nd Quarter and Session courses.
Drop only Add Drop
Session Classes Begin


  • Course Registration Period A is only available to current APU students. Newly enrolled, re-enrolled, and reinstated students will begin registration from Course Registration Period B.
  • Automatically registered subjects and designated classes will be registered by the University.

2024 Spring Semester Course Registration Schedule

The course registration schedule for the 2024 Spring Semester will be released in January, 2024.


  • When you register or cancel subjects online, please be sure to click the Apply button to register your changes.
    Upon completion, please make sure to save or print the Course Registration Confirmation Sheet which includes your "Registration No." Without this number on the Course Registration Confirmation Sheet, we cannot respond to inquiries about system errors.
    Be sure to record the date the Course Registration Confirmation Sheet was printed/saved.
  • Students bear full responsibility for any errors made during course registration.
    As no special consideration will be given for such errors, please use extra caution during registration to ensure no mistakes are made.
  • The University takes no responsibility for problems with course registration resulting from issues with web browsers.
  • Do not log into multiple screens with the same account at the same time.
  • This can lead to system errors, preventing registration.
    The University will bear no responsibility for any problems a student may experience in this case.
  • If you log out or close the registration screen prior to completing course registration, you will lose all changes.
    You must first complete your course registration, log out, and then log in again to confirm your course registration is correct.
    Mistakes in registration are your own responsibility.
  • Please do not share your password with anyone else.
    The University recommends regularly changing your password.
  • Using another person's APU Net ID and password to access Campus Terminal, Campusmate, or other services is an extremely serious criminal act.
    Never use another person's account ID and password.
  • There are many reported cases resulting in serious problems because of students swapping subjects during the course registration period.
    You must not give away or trade subjects with other students. The University does not take responsibility for any problems caused by such behavior.
    Furthermore, students who trade subjects for money or other compensation will be subject to disciplinary action.
  • Every morning between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00(Japan Standard Time) Campusmate will be offline for maintenance.
  • The schedule may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check the university website and Campus Terminal regularly for the latest information.

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