Full-Time MBA Program Summer 2014 Registration Instructions


For more instructions on how to cross register, please click here.

Cross registration available May 21- 27

Cross registration processes May 28


Registration and Payment System (RaPS)

GSM Students may accomplish their GSM registration actions by accessing the GSM Registration and Payment System (RaPS).

GSM Registration actions include registering, adding, and dropping a course. These changes are processed in RaPS and then forwarded to SISWEB. DO NOT ACCESS SISWEB DIRECTLY.

In order to register for courses, students need their personal UC Davis Login ID and Kerberos pass phrase.

Registration Opens

  • Reg Group 1 Opens (Fall 2013 entering students or prior) August 14
  • Reg Group 2 Opens (Fall 2014 entering students) August 5

Registration in RaPS transmits to the campus registration system on an hourly basis during the following time blocks:

Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 12 AM  Midnight
Saturday – Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

NOTE: Any registration and payment submitted outside of these times are date/time stamped and submitted as soon as the campus system re-opens.  Students are enrolled in courses based on the date/time stamp. Expect to receive an automated enrollment confirmation email within 24 hours of registration (See Troubleshooting Registration below).

Unit totals are limited to 12 units through the initial registration deadline.
Unit totals increase to 16 on August 29, at 12 Noon.

Initial Registration Closes

  • Reg Group 1 (Fall 2013 entering students or prior)  August 28, 12 AM Midnight

  • Reg Group 2 (Fall 2014 entering students) August 19, 12 AM Midnight

Registration Freeze

September 15 – 17

September 18 (RaPS reopens for changes and updates)

Final Add/Drop Deadline

October 13

Cross Registration Confirmation

Students select cross registration courses during the initial registration period. Processing cross registration enrollment begins the day after initial registration closes and enrollment confirmation is emailed to students if they are added to the course. 

August 29

Payment Deadline

September 15

Financial aid funding will post to your student account prior to fees being due.

Late Fee Policy

A late fee of $110 will apply to any course changes made after the deadline.
Please note: Due to the design of the course, some instructors will not allow students to add after the first class meeting. Please contact the instructor for permission prior to adding the course.

Independent or Group Study Form Submission Deadline

September 22

Instruction Begins

October 2

Final Exam Schedule & Policy

December 15 – 19

You are expected to attend courses through the end of finals, including all final exams at their posted times.

Check your course graduation requirements in RaPS using the Course Advisor tab

Required Courses

While required courses are preselected in Manage Schedule, you will NOT be enrolled until you select Register for Courses in RaPS.

Entering Students Fall 2014
  • 200A Financial Accounting
  • 202A Markets and the Firm
  • 203A Data Analysis for Managers
  • 268 Articulation and Critical Thinking
Entering Students Fall 2013
  • 440A Integrated Management Project

Troubleshooting the Registration Process

When should I receive my enrollment confirmation email?

If a registration confirmation email is not received, then return to RaPS, go to Manage Schedule and check your status in the Enrollment Status column. Click on the link in that column to define your current enrollment status. NEVER verify enrollment in SmartSite. 

When do I select my cross registration courses?

Cross registration courses may be selected during your assigned registration period during initial registration.  Enrollments for these courses do not process until after initial registration closes.

When should I add non-GSM courses to my schedule?

ALL GSM registration activity (including adding and/or dropping) must be done in RaPS, NOT SISWEB. Adding GSM courses must be done prior to adding non-GSM courses. Entering registration changes directly into SISWEB will result in automatic registration freeze. A freeze will also be applied when non-GSM courses are entered into SISWEB prior to the completion of GSM course registration in RaPS. Be advised that it may take in excess of 72 hours to resolve the conflict in both systems.

How do I log in to the RaPS system?

In RaPS, log in (UCD Login ID and Kerberos passphrase) and update Student Directory information first. Proceed to Manage Schedule and select courses you plan to take for the quarter (cross registration courses may be selected as well).

How do I view my account balance and UC registration payment records?

Your account balance is generated after you enroll in courses. Students can view and pay account balances at Students are responsible for paying all fees and other debts by the posted deadlines. No bills are mailed to students. This bill is a statement of funds owed to the university, not your student account that will include financial aid disbursements.

When do I receive my financial aid disbursement?

If you are expecting a financial aid disbursement for part or all of your fees, it is generally disbursed to your student account 2-3 days prior to the fee payment deadline for each quarter.  Please refer to the “Payment Deadline” above.

Additional Registration and Course Management Information

GSM Academic Calendar (including Holidays)

Information about GSM Courses including:

  1. Courses and Concentrations
  2. Course Numbering
  3. Independent/Group Study

Information about Grades including:

  1. Availability
  2. Grade Changes and Incomplete Timeline

Information about Registration including:

  1. Adding/Dropping
  2. Cross Registration
  3. Enrollment Adjustment Process and Timeline
  4. Non-GSM Units
  5. Registration Groups
  6. Wait List

When and how to access SISWEB

When and how to access Smartsite

How do I obtain taxation information



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