FAQs

Where can I find course offerings for next semester?
  • Click here for a selected list of courses with availability in the coming semester. Click on the tabs at the bottom for courses that meet various requirements.
  • You can find all courses at the link here.
  • You can find all available courses offered next semester here.
What if the course I seek is closed?
Can I take a course at another college for credit toward my degree at William Paterson?
  • If you ALREADY took a course in criminology or sociology that you think may substitute for one of our courses, fill out this form.
  • If you are CONSIDERING taking a course elsewhere.... Only if you have fewer than 90 credits total and only with prior permission, using this form.  WPU accepts a maximum of 60 credits from two-year institutions (community colleges).  See here to look up how specific courses from NJ community colleges transfer in.

How many classes can I take in any one semester?

  • Nineteen credits is the standard limit.  Most full-time students take five three-credit classes.
Since I will graduate in the summer, can I "walk" for graduation in May?
  • Students who plan to complete all degree requirements in the summer can apply to Associate Dean Davis participate in the May graduation ceremony. Eligible students will receive an email with more information about this prior to the registration period.

I lost my PIN for registration - where can I find it?