eLearning — Registration Details

 Fall 2015
15 Week Online Classes
begin August 24 and
end December 4


 Fall 2015
1st 8 Week Online Classes
begin August 24 and
end October 16

 Fall 2015
2nd 8 Week Online Classes
begin October 19 and
end December 11

Check "Enroll Now" to access the Advising Request Form for course advisement and your Alternate PIN.

  • Use the How to Create your Class Schedule Checklist  to select your classes.
  • You must log into MyHolmes to register for online classes.
  • If you pre-register and are then put on Academic suspension, you will be withdrawn from your classes.
  • Any student enrolled in a short-term course will be allowed to pre-register for another course for the following term, even if registration for the second course requires completion of the first. 
    • Example: A student enrolled in Intermediate Algebra for the first 8-week Short Term will be able to pre-register for College Algebra in the second 8-week Short Term.

Rules and Steps for Registering into Online Courses
Please read carefully - all information is very important! Some changes have been made since last semester.

1. Enroll Now You must complete all steps.

2. Advising: Click on Enroll Now and complete all steps to talk with your advisor or counselor to make sure you are taking the correct courses. Students must satisfy all pre- or co-requisites for certain courses. (For example, English Composition II requires that you have passed English Composition I.) If you have not taken the ACT, you must take the HCC Placement_Test prior to registration. Placement tests are offered in the areas of Mathematics, English, and Reading.

Online Registration

Contact your advisor through Enroll Now to receive your Alternate Pin Number.

"Some colleges do not accept lab-based sciences taken via e-learning. For example, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre-Medicine programs will not accept lab-based sciences taken via e-learning. Please check with the school(s) to which you plan to apply."
3. eLearning Orientation: CLICK  HERE to view the eLearning Orientation.
4. Maximum Number of Hours: As indicated in the Holmes catalog, a student cannot register for more than 21 total hours per term. If you request online courses that will put you over a TOTAL (the sum of your day, evening, and online courses) of 21 hours, your entire online registration will be denied. Online courses take more time than traditional courses, not less. In the Summer Session, students can only take a total of 18 hours.
5. Registering for Classes: Go to Enroll Now to make sure your status is Complete.
You must log in to MyHolmes to register for online classes.Once you are in MyHolmes, click on the Academics/Career-Technical icon. Follow the directions in the Registration portlet.
Be sure to pick Advanced Search with Online as your Campus.
It is the student's responsibility to confirm his/her registration.
This process usually takes 24 hours but could take up to three (3) business days
6. Confirm Registration: Log into the Student Profile to confirm classes.  
  • If you can log into the student profile, but some data is incorrect, email Heather Guest, hguest@holmescc.edu with the corrections from your Holmes email account. 
  • If you cannot log into the student profile site 3 days after you have registered for online classes, email Heather Guest, hguest@holmescc.edu from your Holmes email account.
7. Add / Drop: You may Add/Drop through "MyHolmes" during the Add/Drop Period.
8. Withdrawing from Class: (*READ!) Procedures for withdrawing from an online course before the 75% mark:
  1. Holmes students must log into "MyHolmes" and complete the Withdrawal Request Form.
  2. Do not log back into that course in Canvas.
9. Confirming Withdrawal: To confirm your withdrawal, go to your Student Profile and check the course status after 3 business days, and it should state "Withdrawn."
Once again, it is your responsibility to confirm any changes to your schedule by logging into the Student Profile after waiting 3 business days for verification. We will not send out any email confirming your registration or changes to your schedule.
10. Fees: Click HERE for a list and explanation of fees.
11. Textbooks: It is important that you order your textbooks well in advance. It could take anywhere from 3 days to 3 weeks to receive your books. For more information about purchasing textbooks, visit one of our Bookstores.

12. Student Support and Academic Support Services: Student Support and Academic Support Services are offered to all Holmes Community College students.