Registration Instructions

Registering for Courses

Currently enrolled students are expected to register themselves using Highlander Pipeline, the NJIT web based student information system. Registrar Online provides real-time access to the NJIT Student Information System. NJIT students can register for courses, withdraw, review their grades and query the semester schedule of courses.   

Quick Steps for Registration:

1.   Log in to Highlander Pipeline at

2.   Click on the “Student Services” tab.

3.   On the left menu, click on “Banner Self-Service”

4.   Click on “Student”, click “Registration” and then click “Look Up Classes”

5.   Select the proper term/semester and click Submit

6.   Select the subject area of the course for which you would like to search and click the “Course Search” button

7.   All of the courses for that particular department will be displayed

8.   Find the course that matches your placement and click “View Sections”

9.   Open sections are designated by checkbox on the left side of the page, closed section display a “C”

10.   Check the checkbox for the section that best fits your schedule

11.   Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Register” button

12.   The next page will display your currently registered classes

13.   To register for another class, click on the “Course Search” button and start with item #6 above.

Registration Instructions

Complete registration instructions including dates, policies and procedures along with information regarding cross-registration with Rutgers-Newark, University of Medicine and Dentistry and Essex County College are available here on the Registrar's site.

Summer Registration Instructions
Fall Registration Instructions
Winter Registration Instructions
Spring Registration Instructions

Registration For Rutgers Courses

Entering First-Time Freshman Please contact the Center for First Year Students 973-596-2981

Your freshman class schedule will be posted in August for you to print on Highlander Pipeline. Please contact the Center For First Year Students for additional information and dates. As you may recall, your UCID and password is needed to access Pipeline. Once in Pipeline, click the tab under the header marked “ My Courses” . This will give you your fall schedule of classes and locations. Please note that with the exception of students with AP credit, changes in individual schedules are not possible at this time. After classes begin you will have the opportunity to meet with your academic advisor to discuss any academic concerns you may have during the fall semester as well as advisement for the spring semester.  Enjoy what remains of the summer! We look forward to seeing you this fall.  If you have any questions please contact the Center For First Year Students at or call 973-596-2981.

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Course Schedules

Semester course schedules are available at 2 locations: 

1.  Course Schedule Builder 

This option will assist you it choosing course sections and building your schedule of classes. As you choose your courses, a matrix representing the days and times the courses meet will be constructed. You can then e-mail a copy of this schedule to your NJIT student account.

Please note that you must still register for the courses via Highlander Pipeline and the schedule in this area is not real-time.

2. Current Semester Course Schedules

This option will allow you to view the NJIT schedule of courses. You can select a semester from the Schedules menu on the right and then view courses by selecting on the course subject.  There is also a link to the catalog description for each course. 

NJIT Course Catalogs

Highlander Pipeline

All registration is conducted via Highlander Pipeline, the NJIT web based Student Information System. Highlander Pipeline provides access to the following student services:

  • Registration  Add/Drop/Withdrawal     
  • View Your Transcripts  
  • View Your Bursar Account and Pay Your Bill  
  • View Your Financial Aid 
  • Change Your Address

For information regarding registration or the NJIT schedule of courses please see below or contact: 

Monica O'Donnell, Associate Registrar 
Office of the Registrar 
New Jersey Institute of Technology 
University Heights 
Newark, New Jersey 07102-1982 USA 

If you have and questions, comments, or concerns about the web site, please send your comments to Michael Maysilles, university registrar.