Steps for Registration

Apply to La Sierra University

Important Deadlines

Fall Quarter 2015

  • Registration for fall quarter: April 27 to September 25
  • Fall quarter instruction begins: September 21
  • Fall quarter ends: December 10

Summer Quarter 2015

  • Summer quarter instruction ends: August 7

Contact your department for advisement

Contact your department for advisement on which courses you need to take. For courses offered and their CRN numbers, click: Course Schedule. (Select the term under "Term Description" and select "Distance Learning" under "Campus")

For new students who want to register for an online course as a non-degree student, please fill out the "Unspecified Student Registration" form, scan and email it to esifuent@lasierra.edu or FAX it to (951) 785-2447. You may call (951) 785-2006 to confirm that your fax was successfully received.

Fill out the online programs form

All online students must fill out the "Online Advisor Approval" Form. Please click the link below to fill out and submit the form online.

Online Advisor Approval form

Financial Clearance

You must call the Student Financial Services office (951) 785-2175 to confirm your payment before you register for the class. Please inform the Student Financial Services office as soon as possible if you applied, or are planning to apply, for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Make sure to mention you are an online student.

All students registering for the online courses must follow the same financial procedures as students participating in traditional classroom-based courses.

2014-2015 Online course tuition per unit is $616 (Not included in flat rate) + $100 fee per class.

Please refer to the Student Financial Services webpage for information and assistance in fulfilling your financial obligations. You can also call Student Financial Services at (951) 785-2175.

Please read the scholarships section below for information on the SDA educators scholarship and the School Districts educators scholarship.

Add your classes online

  • For information on WEB registration and adding classes online click here. You can add and drop classes from your Self-Service account.
  • For class schedule, see step 2.

Please make sure to confirm the registration from your Self-Service account.

SDA Educators Scholarships

Pacific Union educators

A 50% scholarship is available to educators who are currently employed FULL-TIME by any K-12 school in the Pacific Union.

This discount may not be combined with any other offers by the union, conferences or the university. In order to qualify for the discount candidates must complete the required form (Pacific Union Conference Teacher Waiver Form) with their LOCAL CONFERENCE, Office of Education and submit it to Student Financial Services office. You can also read the information available under the section "CONFERENCE TEACHER REGISTRATION" on the Record's office website.

North American Division educators

A 50% scholarship is available to educators who are currently employed FULL-TIME by any K-12 school in the NAD.

This discount may not be combined with any other offers by the union, conferences or the university. In order to qualify for the discount candidates must complete the required form with their LOCAL CONFERENCE, Office of Education and submit it to Student Financial Services office.

Exception: Courses scheduled specifically for cohorts or extended campuses fall under the tuition benefits for those groups.

School Districts Educators Scholarships

A 25% scholarship is available to educators who are currently employed in the following school districts and school systems. This discount may not be combined with any other scholarships from the university. Please specify your employer in the Online Approval Form, and submit employment verification to the Student Financial Services office.

  • Alvord Unified School District
  • Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District
  • Muroc Joint Unified School District
  • La Mesa Spring Valley Unified School District
  • Rialto Unified School District
  • San Bernardino City Unified School District
  • Barstow Unified School District
  • Jurupa Unified School District
  • Corona-Norco Unified School District
  • Oregon Conference of SDA
  • Saratoga Union School District
  • Saddleback Valley Unified School District