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How to log in to WebAdvisor

Get to know WebAdvisor – you will be using it A LOT.

WebAdvisor is the University of Guelph’s secure online system for managing your student university account and course registrations.

You must set up your Gryph Mail account before you can access WebAdvisor for course registration.

Follow the instructions below to log in to WebAdvisor. 

  1. Go to WebAdvisor. (https://webadvisor.uoguelph.ca or www.guelphhumber.ca > QUICK LINKS > WebAdvisor.)
  2. Choose “Students” from the “Main Menu” list on the upper right.
  3. Click the “Log In” button on the top far right of the Welcome screen.
  4. Type your central login user ID and your password into the appropriate fields. If you have not received your login information or forgotten or misplaced it, please contact info@guelphhumber.ca or call 416.798.1331 ext. 6056.
  5. Click the “Submit” button. You’re in.

Find your Program Plan

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Your Program Plan lists the courses you need to take each semester. 

  1. https://www.guelphhumber.ca/advising/program-plans OR www.guelphhumber.ca > Current Students > Academic Advising > Academic Schedule > Program Plans
  2. Find your Program

High school students

See “Semester 1” on your Program Plan – these are the courses you take in your first semester. Continue to use this document to select courses during your time at the University. If you have questions, please consult a Learning Support Peer (LSP) at lsp@guelphhumber.ca or your Academic Advisor at advisors@guelphhumber.ca

Transfer students

If you previously attended college or university, please review your Transfer Credit Assessment (received with your offer of admission) and consult with your Academic Advisor to ensure you select the courses you need to take.


Review courses and class options

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You need to review the Course Schedule for your program to start the course selection process.

  1. https://www.guelphhumber.ca/registrar/webadvisor OR www.guelphhumber.ca > Current Students > Academic Advising > Academic Schedule > Course Schedules
  2. Fall 2017 > Find your Program
  3. The schedule gives you the section numbers, dates, times and locations of all the courses for the semester.
  4. Review your options and note which sections you prefer.

Note: If “Elective” is listed as one of the courses you need to take on your Program Plan, refer to the “Elective” course schedule to review the options available to you.

  1. Now you are ready to make your selections and register online. 

Online registration: Select your classes on WebAdvisor

Video icon  Watch a video tutorial on how to register online for classes.

Or, follow the instructions below

Log in

  1. Log in to WebAdvisor.

Get started

Please note: You must set up your Gryph Mail account before you can access WebAdvisor for course registration.

  1. Click on the “Search/Register for Sections” button on the right side of the “Students” menu.
  2. Select the correct “Term” (e.g., F16=Fall 2016 or W17=Winter2017).
  3. Under “Subjects” put the Course Code (e.g., AHSS). Under “Course Number” put the Code Number (e.g., 1100). Leave everything else blank.
  4. Click the “Submit” button.
  5. You will see a list of course and sections. Place a check in the “Select column” beside the sections you want.
  6. Click the “Submit” button. You have now built your “Preferred Sections” list.

* If a course is full, it will be highlighted in red, the status will be listed as “Closed” and the availability listed as 0. A course that has space is listed as “Open” and shows the number of spots still available (e.g., 3/60).

  1. For each course in your “Preferred Sections” list you will find a drop-down menu under the column “Action”. Choose “RG-Register” for each course.
  2. Click the “Submit” button.
  3. You will receive this message - “The following registration request(s) have been processed”. Please be sure the message under the “Status” column says “Registered for this section”. If your registration was unsuccessful, a reason will be given.

Confirm your registration/Check for conflicts

  1. Click on the “Class Schedule” button from the WebAdvisor “Students” menu.
  2. Using the “Term” drop-down menu, select the relevant term (i.e., F16 or W17)
  3. Click the “Submit” button.
  4. Check that none of your lectures, seminars or labs overlap. If your schedule has a conflict, follow the instructions below to drop the conflicting class and select another option.
  5. Print a copy for your records.

Congratulations! You have now registered for your classes!

Should you require help using the online system to register for courses, watch our video tutorial or contact Student Services at 416.798.1331 ext. 6288 during office hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).


Drop Courses

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  1. Log in to WebAdvisor.
  2. Click the “Register and Drop Sections” link from the WebAdvisor “Students” menu.
  3. For each course you want to drop, put a check in the check box under the “Drop” heading.
  4. Click the “Submit” button.
  5. Please be sure that the message under the “Status” column of this list says “Dropped from section”.
  6. Follow the instructions above to “Confirm your Registration/Check for Conflicts” to review your new schedule.