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What are the registration dates and times for Spring 2021 enrollment?

For the latest information on registration dates and times, please visit the Registration and Academic Services website. 

What AAD classes require department permission?

Please refer to this document regarding courses that require department permission for Spring 2021. Most of our courses do not require department permission, although some require a prerequisite.  

Please refer to the Course Catalog to determine which courses require prerequisites. 

Click here to view the Class Schedule for Spring 2021.  In dropdown, please choose 2021 Spring, hit continue and then follow prompts to search for ARCH, ART or DES courses.

How do I request to take department permission courses?

AAD majors and minors and students currently enrolled in AAD courses will receive the pre-registration link via email at 9am Monday, November 9.  The form will close 9am Thursday, November 12.  Students who do not fit within these parameters may request the link after pre-registration closes at 9am, Thursday, November 12.  

Please contact the department inaad@lehigh.edu to learn more about department permission courses.  Please wait for confirmation from department staff for department permission override and/or waitlist status.  


How will I know whether I have received department permission?

You will be notified of your department permission status by email as well as notice an override process on your Banner account.  You may at this time register for the class.  

Students who have not received department permission will be notified by email that they have been placed on the waitlist.  If spaces become available the department will notify the student.  Please refer to information about waitlists below.    

IMPORTANT: Once you receive departmental permission approval, please register for the class according to the official registration dates and times for your class year.  Departmental permissions expire at 12:00 p.m. two days after your official registration date.  If for example your registration date is Monday, November 16, then your permission expires Wednesday, November 18 at 12:00 p.m.  After the first week of registration, department permissions expire two days after receiving the email stating your status.  

I’m not a major in the department, but want to take a department permission course. How do I go about doing this?

Non-major students are welcome to apply for department permission for courses they are interested in.  Majors and minors of AAD will have first priority for department permission courses, and after this, remaining spaces will be offered to non-major students.  Permissions are determined by course instructors during the registration process.  

I did not apply for department permission, and want to take a department permission course, but it is full now. How do I get on the waitlist?

Please contact Christine Kreschollek ctk213@lehigh.edu for information about how to get on the waitlist for ART and DES courses.  For ARCH courses please contact Pam Mongi pgm0@lehigh.edu.  

Waitlists for AAD department permission courses are maintained within the department.  Waitlists for non department permission courses are managed by the Registrar.  Please follow this link to learn more about how you can get on the Registrar’s Office waitlist.  

What happens if I do not attend the first day of class?

The first day of class is mandatory for all students in all course modalities, FLXR, FLXC, and REMT. Rostered as well as waitlisted students are required to attend the first day of class according to the modality they selected. During the first class session, the professor will review waitlisted students to determine if a student can be added to the class.  If you do not attend the first day of class the professor will replace your space with another student and you will be required to drop the class.  

How do I go about declaring a major or minor with AAD?

To learn more about the declaration process and the forms you will need to fill out, including the university's major declaration form, please contact Department Coordinator, Pam Mongi (pgm0@lehigh.edu).

Please follow this link to learn more about our majors.

Please follow this link to learn more about our minors.  

How do I know what courses I will need to take for my major or minor?

If you are already a declared major or minor, please consult with your advisor on what courses to take, and in what suggested sequence.  If you are undeclared and do not yet have an advisor in the department, please refer to the course catalog, which lists what courses are required.  

Please follow this link to learn more about our minors.

Are there any new courses for Spring 2021 or courses not in the Course Catalog?

Yes, there are!  Please follow this link to see new courses for Spring 2021.



Department Coordinators

Pam Mongi (pgm0@lehigh.edu)

Christine Kreschollek (ctk213@lehigh.edu)