My Progress is an easy and convenient visual tool to help you course plan and ensure your degree requirements are being met. It is a self-progression tool that you can use to enhance academic planning discussions.
My Progress allows you to:
Key times to make use of the tool are:
Remember, you are still responsible for meeting the academic requirements in the academic calendar and following them. 100% completion on the degree progress bars does not necessarily guarantee completion of all requirements.
Important – Students are responsible to follow the academic and financial policies and regulations in our CBU Academic Calendar and on our Financial Deadlines, Policies and Regulations page. Upon registration, students agree to be, and shall be, bound by the regulations and policies of Cape Breton University as published in the CBU Academic Calendar or otherwise enacted by the University.
Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Timetable Update:
Note: Some programs may have limited Registration Periods due to course availability.
Spring/Summer 2023 is currently open!
Online registration for Spring/Summer 2023 timetable is currently open. You can register online through your Compass Student Account. Need help adding or planning your courses? Here is a helpful video that shows the process in full. Contact email@example.com for Registration Assistance. All services can be accessed virtually. Note: Some programs may have limited Registration Periods due to course availability.
All new students (not registered for any classes) need to book an Academic Advising appointment before they can register for classes. New students can fill out the Academic Advising Request Form.
New Post-Baccalaureate Diploma students from the SSOB can email firstname.lastname@example.org to request Academic Advising. Certain registration deadlines apply to these programs.
Returning students can register online for courses through their Compass Student Account once the registration window opens for their program/semester.
Returning students can use My Progress section of their Compass Student Account to access their personalized degree audit, providing a snapshot of their program(s)’s requirements. My Progress will list complete and/or incomplete requirements and the courses needed to fulfil each requirement. You can also use it to see how your requirements might change if you switch to a different program.
If returning and/or in-progress students require additional Academic Advising, please fill out the Academic Advising Request Form.
CBU has two locations where classes are held; our main campus on Grand Lake Road, Sydney and our Cineplex Campus in downtown Sydney. When you are registering for classes the location is included in the registration information. CBU offers four main course delivery options for students. They are scheduled this way in the course catalog. When registering for classes you will see the delivery option in the course catalog:
Students are responsible to review course prerequisite requirements and any other items that may restrict you from registering. Students should review curriculum information (their degree, major, faculty, etc.) for every new academic term.
Registration Restrictions & Errors
If your Academic Standing prevents registration or you have a registration restriction, please contact email@example.com.
Financial holds may prevent students from registering for classes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a financial hold on your Compass Student Account.
If you encounter registration errors, you will have to reconsider your schedule carefully. You have a few options when you receive an error message: