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Pharmacy Student Registration Information

Professional pharmacy students register according to their class regardless of the total of credits completed. Pharmacy students will register at the following days/times:

  • Current P2 students will register on Tuesday, April 6 @ 7:30 am
  • Current P1 students will register on Wednesday, April 7 @ 7 am

It is your responsibility to track your degree progress and follow the registration policies and procedures.  Prior to registration you should review your curriculum guide and degree audit to determine the courses you need to complete next semester.

Reminder: All curriculum requirements must be competed by the end of your P3 year with no "In Progress" grades. If you have questions or concerns about this, please contact Sydni Jennings at to discuss your options.

Planning to Register for more than 18 credits?  If you need to register for more than 18 credit hours during registration, please complete the Credit Overload Request Form on the CPHS Forms Library prior to your registration day and time. If you are a P2 student and your fall curriculum requires over 18 credit hours, you do not need to complete this form. Your maximum credit hours will already be adjusted at the time of registration.

Planning to repeat a course, but do not need to repeat the co-requisite (i.e. lab or discussion section)?  Please contact Sydni Jennings at, at least 24 hours prior to your registration day/time to obtain approval and the appropriate override, allowing you to register for the lecture or lab without the co-requisite during your scheduled registration time. Please include your Drake ID along with your request.

Registration for Labs/Discussions: Students may only register for one lab/discussion section. If a student registers for more than one lab/discussion section or registers for one lab/discussion section and waitlists in another, the student will be removed from BOTH lab sections. If all discussion or lab sections are full, please contact Sydni Jennings at listing all discussion and/or lab sections in order of preference. If you have a course schedule conflict, please share that information within the email.

To search for Professional Pharmacy Electives, log in to MyDUSIS, click on the Student Services tab --> Registration link --> Look Up Classes to Add. From the subject menu, select Health Sciences and Pharmacy. Approved Pharmacy Professional Electives are noted in the Attribute column on the far right of the Look Up Classes to Add results screen.

Current P1 Students:

Special Registration Instructions for P2 Fall Semester - PHAR 134 and PHAR 154:
These lectures and labs/discussions are set up as co-requisites. This means you must register for 4 CRNs at the same time on the Registration Add/Drop screen in MyDUSIS to avoid receiving an error message. You will need to register for both PHAR 134 (CRN 1065) and PHAR 154 (CRN 3368) along with one of the following discussion/lab combinations:

  • 1 pm PHAR 154L with 11 am PHAR 134D (CRN 3371 and CRN 1795)
  • 10 am PHAR 154L with 9 am PHAR 134D (CRN 3372 and CRN 1793)
  • 12:30 pm PHAR 154L and 10 am PHAR 134D (CRN 3373 and CRN 1794)

Should all section combinations reach capacity, please email Sydni Jennings at listing all 3 combinations in order of preference. If you have a course scheduling conflict, please share that information within your email.

All PharmD Students

Please generate a new degree audit in MyDUSIS to review the following items prior to registration:

  • What P1/P2/P3 required courses do you have left to complete?
  • What AOI's do you have left to complete? Artistic Experience, Historical Foundations (2), Global and Cultural Understanding, and Written Communication.
  • How many General Electives do you have left to complete? 27 credits required - this includes your Artistic Experience, Historical Foundations (2), Written Communication, and Global and Cultural AOI's
  • How many Pharmacy Professional Electives do you have left to complete? 6 credits required (5 credits required for the Fall 2020 entering P1 class). Professional electives are designated with the P-EL attribute in MyDUSIS.

Immediately following registration, generate a new audit to confirm that you have registered for the correct courses. 

PharmD Curriculum Guide    -    PharmD Degree Audit Guide

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