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Registering for Online Courses

When you're ready, you can register for online courses through MyExcelsior.

Courses: Register Online: Steps to Register

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To Register by Mail or Fax

You may mail or fax a printed and completed registration form with full payment or payment instructions (check, money order, credit or debit card, undergraduate payment plan, or graduate payment plan).

Mail: Excelsior College Business Office 7 Columbia Circle, Albany, New York 12203-5159

Fax: Civilian: 518-464-8700 | Military: 518-608-8135

To Register by Phone: Call 888-285-8648 Ext. 4

Phone registration is unavailable during the late registration period. Third party registrations (military tuition assistance or financial aid registrations) cannot be done by phone. At the time of registration you must pay in full with a credit or debit card.

Courses: Military Course Registration

Active Duty Military, Reserves, and Veterans

Army Soldiers: Register for courses and obtain Tuition Assistance authorization through GoArmyEd.

Navy Sailors: If you're waiting for Navy Tuition Assistance Approval, follow these procedures.

Other Active Duty Military Servicemembers: Register for courses online using the control number from your completed Tuition Assistance (TA) form, and then send a copy of that form to Excelsior. If it's not received within four calendar days, your registration will be voided.

Learn more about branch-specific course registration procedures

Late Registration and Tuition Assistance

If you're late to register for a course and are using tuition assistance, your approved tuition assistance forms should be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET on the Wednesday of the first week of class.


If you're paying for your course tuition with a personal credit card, you can register for your course online, but you won't be eligible to receive military tuition reimbursement.

Courses: Late Registration

Late Registration

Late registration begins the Saturday after the registration deadline and continues through Wednesday of the first week of the term at 11:59 pm ET.

  • You can only register online during this period.
  • You'll need to pay late registration fee of $25. If you drop and add a course, you won't incur this fee.

Courses: Payment Options

Ways to Pay

Excelsior accepts payment in the form of Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit or debit cards.

Learn more about our tuition payment and financial aid options:

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