Course Selection

We are already anticipating the start of the next semester and hope you are excited about beginning your studies at Houghton College.

Declaring your course preferences is one of the steps required to prepare for starting at Houghton. This webpage outlines how you can initiate the process so please read the instructions carefully.

Special note for music majors: you need to have completed the appropriate process with the Greatbatch School of Music in order to pursue music as a course of study at Houghton College. If you have not already been in touch with them, please review the information in the link provided below and take action as needed.

First-Year Students: Course Preference Form

This form allows you to request courses for your first semester.

Once you have declared your course preferences, our Registrar’s Office will put together a course schedule for you based on your stated preferences. You can then request any changes to your schedule; otherwise, you are officially enrolled for your first semester! Instructions for requesting changes will be provided when you receive your preliminary course schedule.

Transfer Students

If you are an incoming transfer student, you can contact the Registrar’s Office at to sign up for classes.

Questions? Need help completing the forms?

Please contact the Admission Office at 800-777-2556 or at  Depending upon your question, a representative from either the Admission Office or the Registrar’s Office will assist you. We’re looking forward to helping you complete course preferences for courses.