DGCE How to Register for Classes


Students interested in registering into classes can do so online through myWestfield.

Students unable to login or register online, please contact the Registrar's office at registrar@westfield.ma.edu or 413-579-3200. Click here to view current and upcoming course offerings and open registration forms.

Students looking to use financial aid to cover the cost of the courses in Spring, Summer & Fall should contact financial aid at financialaid@westfield.ma.edu to see if you are eligible.

myWestfield Registration

MyWestfield Access: Log in to the portal with your first initial, last name and last 4 digits of your CWID. Your initial password will be your CWID or current email password.

Locate the Registration Step-By-Step card to REGISTER, select Registration Checklist item #5 (Add/Drop Classes)

If you experience difficulty logging in, contact the IT HELP Desk at 572-5300 x4357.

Advising and Registration Information

Registration notes for Graduate and Continuing Education students:

  • All DGCE matriculated students will be eligible to register for both day and evening sections courses at time of registration. There is no longer a college restriction for them.
  • DGCE students will need a PIN in order to register. Students will need to meet with advisors to receive PIN numbers to register.

For information on upcoming advising and registration dates, please visit the Registrar's website.

Web Registration Payment

Payment for courses is due two (2) weeks prior to the start of the term you are enrolled. You can pay your bill online following registration with a credit/debit card or electronic check. Please note, credit/debit cards have a 2.95% service charge. Failure to pay by this date will result in a $100 late payment fee and may risk being dropped from the course.

DGCE Registration FAQ

Prior to the start of registration, students are encouraged to check their account and determine any holds that may prevent them from registering. Students can check their registration status through myWestfield under the “Registration” tab and the first option on the “Registration Checklist”.

Possible holds that prevent registration:

  • Academic advising hold: must meet with major advisor
  • Academic standing hold: academic probation or dismissal
  • Final transcript hold: missing final transcript from prior institution; this hold may be waived once for students first semester at Westfield
  • Financial hold: past due balance on account
  • Haven hold: need to complete the mandatory Sexual Assault Prevention course
  • Health insurance hold: need to either waive or enroll in the University health insurance plan

Possible Error Messages

You are not permitted to register at this time”: web registration is open to students between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

Closed – Class Full”: The course is full.

Major Restriction”: Some classes are restricted to students in a specific major. If you are a Liberal Studies major or minoring in a specific major, please contact DGCE for assistance.

Missing prerequisite, cannot add”: You have not taken the prerequisite course or courses. To see what prerequisite course you are missing, visit the University Catalog, or the full list of DGCE courses at www.gobacknow.com and scroll over the “PR” next to the course you are trying to register for.

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Friday, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

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Office of the Registrar
Parenzo Hall, Room 150, 577 Western Avenue Westfield, MA 01086