What is Catalyst?

Catalyst is the University of Cincinnati’s student information system, used by students to take care of student-related services, from class registration to paying bills. It is supported and maintained by a team of functional and technical professionals in Business Core Systems (BCS), a department of the Administration and Finance division.

How to Register

Adding classes during open enrolled should be handled by registering via Catalyst. For instructions on registering via Catalyst, watch the Registering for Classes video on this page, or follow the below instructions.

  1. Log into Catalyst.
  2. Select the My Academics tile.
  3. Open the Classes and Schedule drop–down menu.
  4. Select Add/Drop Classes.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to search and register for the class you need.
  6. Make sure you make it all the way to the end and receive the green check mark that says you are registered.
  7. Verify that the class was added by checking your schedule.

Office of the Registrar

UC’s Office of the University Registrar is an operating unit of the Division of Enrollment Management. Our mission is to support University of Cincinnati’s “Next Lives Here” strategic direction by providing quality support to UC students, faculty, academic and administrative departments, alumni, and the general public.

Find all Registration How to Guides here.