Registration Guides-Classic Portal

These guides provide directions for registration functions using the classic portal. 

  • Check Your Enrollment Date

    If you are a continuing program or certificate student, you will have an assigned registration date. This enrollment date allows you to enroll in classes prior to the general public.

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. View the "Enrollment Date" box in the right column.
    3. You may register on or after this date and time. The sooner you register for classes, the more choices you will have.
    4. See the Registration Calendar for specific registration periods.
  • Find Your Courses

    Students in a program

    Your Degree Progress (Advisement) Report lists the classes you must take to graduate from your program. Only students active in a program or certificate will have access to a Degree Progress Report.

    To access your Degree Progress Report:

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Select My Academics from the Academics area.
    3. Next to Academic Requirements, select View My Advisement Report.
    4. From the first section, review information on repeat coursework.
    5. Next, view "Degree Career Summary," including your cumulative GPA, total credits, transfer credits and courses not used to meet any program or certificate requirements.
    6. To view "Transfer Credits," expand the “Total Advanced Standing Credit” section. For more details, return to the Student Center and select "Transfer Credit Report" from under the "Academics" heading.
    7. Next, view degree progress, including satisfied, unsatisfied and in-progress requirements.
    8. A green checkmark indicates that you have taken the class, a yellow diamond means it is in progress and a blue star indicates that you have the course in your planner.
    9. To print a copy of your Degree Progress Report, use the "Print" option from your browser menu.
    10. To view "Course Details," click on the hyperlinked course title and view class sections to see if the course is currently offered.
    11. You may also add the class to your planner for a future term.
    12. To go back to your requirements, click the “Return to My Academic Requirements” link.
    13. For assistance with choosing courses, contact your academic or faculty advisor.

    Course takers/Undeclared Students

    You must be logged in to add classes to your cart or enroll. 

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Click the “Search for Classes” button.
    3. Select the term from the dropdown menu.
    4. Enter additional search criteria (subject, career, course number).
    5. For a more specific course search, click on "Additional Search Criteria."
    6. You may enter the 5- or 8-digit course number of the class you are searching for, or select to show open classes only. You may also search between a specific class start and end date, or by number of credits.
    7. After entering in at least two search criteria, click “Search."
    8. From the results, view all sections of a course by clicking the “View All Sections” link.
    9. Review class notes, dates, times and meeting information.
    10. Click on the “Class Details” link for information regarding textbooks, requirements and more.
    11. To return to your search results, click “View Search Results” or start a new search if desired.
    12. For assistance with searching for classes, contact the Enrollment Center.
  • Add, Swap or Drop classes


    Courses must be in your shopping cart to enroll. 

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Select “Enroll” from under the "Academics" heading.
    3. Select the term and career; click "Continue."
    4. Next, either search for a class or enter the 5-digit class number.
    5. Once you have found or entered the class, click "Next" to continue and add the class to your shopping cart.
    6. Select the "Proceed to Step 2 of 3" button.
    7. Review the class information and select the "Finish Enrolling" button to complete your enrollment in the class.
    8. Review all class enrollment information carefully, including the refund policy. The box at the bottom will show the result of your enrollment request.
    9. A green checkmark means the enrollment was successful; a red "x" means that you could not be added to the class. Review the "Message" for further explanation of the enrollment status.
    10. Click the "My Class Schedule" button to verify results.


    Drop a class that has started and replace it with another without financial penalty. For additional details, see the Swap section of Add/Drop Classes.

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Select "Enroll" from under the "Academics" heading and choose the "Swap" tab; or select "Enrollment: Swap" from under the "Other Academic" dropdown menu.
    3. Select the term and click continue.
    4. Select the class you would like to drop from the "Select from your Schedule" dropdown menu.
    5. Enter class number or search for the class you want to swap into.
    6. Click "Next" to continue.
    7. Click "Finish Swapping" to submit swap request.
    8. View results to see if swap was successful.
    9. Contact the Enrollment Center for additional assistance.

    For details and restrictions, see the "Swap" section of Add/Drop Classes.


    Review our Refund Policy prior to dropping a class. 

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. From "Other Academic," select "Enrollment: Drop." Click the double arrows to continue.
    3. Select the term and career for the class to be dropped and click continue.
    4. Select the class by marking the checkbox. Click "Drop Selected Classes."
    5. Next, click "Finish Dropping" after confirming class information to submit your drop request.
    6. Review class drop results, including the Refund Policy. Print a copy of this page and be sure to retain your Enrollment Request ID number for your records.
    7. The box at the bottom will show the result of your request. A green checkmark means the drop was successful; a red "x" means that you were not able drop to the class. Review the status "Message" for further explanation.
    8. For assistance, contact the Enrollment Center.
  • View Your Class Schedule
    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Select "Class Schedule" from the "Other Academic" dropdown and click on the double arrows.
    3. Select a term and career.
    4. Click continue to view your class schedule.
    5. Use the browser's "Print" option to print the page.

    NOTE: If you experience trouble viewing your class schedule, be sure the web browser's pop-up blocker is turned off.

  • Find Your Textbooks
    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Select the "Class Schedule" option from "Other Academic..." and click the arrows to continue.
    3. Pick the appropriate term and click the green "Continue" button.
    4. You will see your class schedule in the “List View” format. In the upper right-hand corner select "View Textbook Summary."

    Note: If there are no textbooks listed for a class, the instructor may not have posted the book requirement yet or there is no book required. Be sure to check your class syllabus, when available, to ensure there are no book requirements.

    If you plan to purchase your books in person at the Madison College Bookstore, be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule and your OneCard (Student ID).

  • Pay for Your Classes Online
    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. To view your charges click on “Make Payment/Account Inquiry” under the Finances section.
    3. Carefully review all charges on your account.
    4. Scroll down and click the “Make a Payment” button.
    5. This brings you to the Madison Area Technical College online bill payment page. You may explore the page by clicking on the different tabs.
    6. Carefully read the "Authorized User"s tab as this has information on allowing others to make payment to your account.
    7. Click “Payments” to make a payment.
    8. Follow the prompts, filling in payment information and continue through to confirmation screen.
    9. When finished, log out in the top right corner of the page. We recommend closing the browser window after logging out for additional security.
  • Plan for Future Terms

    If you are already registered for classes and only need a printout of your planner results, skip to step 14 below.

    1. Log into the myMadisonCollege Classic Portal.
    2. Under the "Academics: heading, select "Plan."
    3. Select "Plan By My Requirements." Note: Do NOT select "Browse Course Catalog."
    4. Review your requirements left to graduate. A collapsed section means you have already met that requirement. For each section expanded, select "View All" to see all classes.
    5. Determine what classes you need to take this semester. Note: Be aware of when classes are typically offered and any enrollment requirements.
    6. Select the "Description" name for the class you need to take.
    7. Select "Add to Planner."
    8. Select "Return to Plan by My Requirements."
    9. Repeat steps 7 through 9 until you have your desired classes in your planner.
    10. Select the "My Planner" button at the top of the page.
    11. Click the checkbox(es) under the "Select" column of the "Unassigned Courses" list.
    12. Select the dropdown box for "Move Selected Courses to Term" and choose the semester you would like to take the class(es).
    13. Click "Move." You will see the class(es) move to a different section for the semester you selected.
    14. To print your planner, turn off your browser’s pop-up blocker and select "Plan By My Requirements." Select "View Report as PDF" and print the pdf. If the classes you are registered for or have planned to take are listed under the "Courses Not Used List," they are not a requirement for graduation from your current program of study.

    For a key to terms and labels used within the planner, see the Planner Key at the bottom of this page.

    How to Register for Classes from Your Planner

    1. Select the Shopping Cart button at the top of the page.
    2. Select the appropriate semester and click "Continue."
    3. Select the option to "Find Classes by My Planner" and click "Search."
    4. Click "Select" for each class to determine your class schedule.
    5. Click "Select" when you find a class that will work within your schedule.
    6. Check the box requesting to be put on a waitlist, if applicable. Click "Next."
    7. Repeat steps 4 through 6 until you have created a class schedule that will work for you.
    8. Once your Enrollment Date has occurred, go back to your Shopping Cart, click the checkbox(es) under the "Select" column for each class and click "Proceed to Step 2 of 3."
    9. Read and understand the Terms and Conditions and select "I Agree." Then click "Finish Enrolling."
    10. A green checkmark means the enrollment was successful; a red “x” means that you could not be added to the class. Review the Message for further explanation of the enrollment status.
    11. Click the "My Class Schedule" button to verify results.
    12. You may print the confirmation page for your records and be sure to maintain your Enrollment Request Number.

    Planner Key

    Unit: How many credits are required, how many you have taken, and how many are still needed
    Description column: Name of the class
    Units column: The amount of credits that the class is worth
    When column: When the class is typically offered
    Status column: Status of the class:

    • Green circle: Classes that you have taken and passed
    • Yellow triangle: Currently enrolled classes with no final grade
    • Blue star: Classes that you have put in your planner
    • Blank: Unused classes that may fulfill an outstanding requirement

Contact the Enrollment Center or Advising and Transfer Services if you need assistance.

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