Registration Information

Advanced registration for Winter 2017 and Spring 2018 begins Wednesday October 18, 2017. (Non-Degree students may also register beginning Wednesday October 18, 2017).

View the complete ETAP Spring 2018 schedule of classes

Please register as early as possible to avoid being closed 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 Cert & 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 Advisement Verification Number (AVN). Students receive a new AVN each semester so you must contact your advisor to obtain one. Non-degree students should contact to obtain their AVN.
  • The four (or five) digit class number for each course you intend to take.
  • A Course Permission Number (CPN) for courses that require permission of instructor. To obtain a CPN please contact the ETAP Graduate Advisor at

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

Once you have obtained an AVN and, if necessary, CPN(s), you will need to access the MyUAlbany web portal ( 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.