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Registered for classes? Here are six registration ‘horror stories’

Sophomore Zelda Tabe works on her schedule for spring semester before registration.

Chance Allen, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Many people have good stories when it comes to registration, and others have complicated ones. Here are six student registration horror stories that might just help you when it comes to registering for classes.

Students, admin have mixed feelings on fall registration

Archived photo from Nov. 14, 2018. A student registers for classes.

Rylee Kirk and Emily Rose Thorne

November 14, 2018

Student Body President Adam Penland and Vice President Shruthi Vikraman built their platform with a heavy focus on improving course registration, a process many students last year said was slow, complicated and frustrating. Penland said in an email to The Cluster before registration began that he expe...

Throwback Thursday: How Mercer students registered before computers

 Photos from the Cauldron, Mercer's yearbook, show students waiting in line to register for classes.

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor

March 31, 2016

As students scramble to meet with their advisors and figure out what to do with their lives, registration looms ever closer on the calendar. It’s not a new worry. Students at Mercer were  stressing about signing up for classes long before MyMercer was a twinkle in anybody’s eye. The Cluster headlines ran...

ROTC: Fighting for Priority Registration

Mercer's 2015 ROTC Bear Batallion in front of the University Center.

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Around 6 a.m., some athletes are struggling to wake up. Others may be fumbling for a granola bar before their 7 a.m. practice. But senior Kara Styers and her 39 fellow ROTC cadets are finishing their morning physical training. Unlike athletes who are forced to block off a certain part of the day set by ...

Surviving Registration

Surviving Registration

Chelsey Guy

October 28, 2014

It is that time of year again. That stressful, nerve-racking, why-is-this-the-struggle time of year that Mercer students call registration is quickly approaching. With registration beginning for honors students and athletes next week, most students are reminded of the horrors of this time of year. ...

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