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Course registration - PSY

Each semester, you are required to register for courses during the official registration period. When you register for a course, you are automatically registered for the exams, resits and the Canvas page for that course.

Course registration periods

Make sure to register during the official registration period. The registration periods for courses in Psychology offered in semester 1 and 2 of the 2020-2021 academic year is:

Semester Starts Closes
Semester 1 Thursday 11 June 2020 08:00 Tuesday 23 June 2020 13:00
Semester 2 Thursday 3 December 2020 08:00 Tuesday 15 December 2020 13:00

Step-by-step guide to course registration

Step 1: Select your courses

Go to the Course Catalogue, find your degree programme and select the courses you want to take.

Step 2: Enter your chosen courses in the Planner

Go to, find your courses and click on ‘Add Course’.

Step 3: Complete the course registration

Go to the Planner tab, check the boxes for the tutorials (WG) [or other course components] you wish to follow and click on 'Register' and then on ‘OK’.

Step 4: Check your registration

Go to the 'Overview of registrations’ tab and check your registrations.


You can cancel course registrations at Go to the ‘Overview of registrations’ tab, check the box next to the course you wish to cancel and click on 'Deregister' and then on ‘OK’. Please note that you can unenroll from a course until one week before the course starts. (For Research Master's students: until one week before the block where the course is taught in starts). 

Please note: it is important to deregister for courses you do not plan to take. If you do not attend a course for which you registered, the result recorded for this course will be ‘NAP’ (the Dutch abbreviation for ‘non-attendance, counted as exam attempt’). Moreover, you will be preventing a fellow student from taking your place in the course.