Registration Information

Advanced registration for Spring 2016 begins Wednesday, October 21, 2015. (Non-Degree students may also register beginning Wednesday, October 21, 2015)
Please register early to avoid being shut out of ETAP classes.

Prospective Students
Please contact the Pathways Into Education (PIE) Center, (518) 442-4828 or

Non-Degree Students
Please Email the ETAP Graduate Advisors: or phone (518) 442-5090.

PhD and TESOL Non-Certification Students
Please contact your assigned advisor.

CDIT, ACT and MSSE Students
Please contact to obtain CPN's for ETAP courses.

To register you must have

  • An Advisor Verification Number (AVN). (Students receive a new AVN number each semester so you must contact the department or your advisor to obtain one.)
  • The four-digit class number for each course you intend to take.
  • A CPN number for courses that require permission of instructor.

Courses noted in the schedule with a 1 under footnote also require a CPN.

Once you have obtained an AVN and, if necessary, CPN(s), you will need to access the University at Albany website ( to register for classes. You will need a PIN number for registration purposes. If you do not have a PIN, instructions to obtain one are on the above site. Registration by phone has been discontinued.