Registration Information

Advanced registration for Summer and Fall 2016 begins Monday March 21, 2016. (Non-Degree students may also register beginning Monday March 21, 2016)
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 Advisement Verification Number (AVN). (Students receive a new AVN each semester so you must contact your advisor to obtain one.)
  • The four (or five in some cases) 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 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.