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How to Register Online for an Office of Continuing Professional Education Course

Click here to download a printable version of these directions.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our Registration Department at
848-932-9271 (Press 2 for Registration) or registration@njaes.rutgers.edu.

STEP 1: Find the course you would like to register for. There are three easy ways to do this:

a. Find Course By Topic Area
Place your mouse cursor on COURSE TOPICS in the top navigation bar. A list of our program topic areas will appear. Click on the topic area that interests you to see the courses that we are offering in that area.

Course Topic List

b. Find Course By Date
Place your mouse cursor on FIND A CLASS in the top navigation bar. Then select COURSE CALENDAR. Navigate to the month and day of the course you want to register for and click on the course name.

OCPE Calendar

c. Find Course By Keyword Search
From any page on the website, type keywords relating to your course name into the search bar at the top right. Click SEARCH and scroll through the results to find your course. Then click on the course name.

OCPE Site Search

STEP 2: Click the Register Online Button.

Once you are on the webpage for the course you want to register for, locate and click on the yellow REGISTER ONLINE button at the top left corner of the page. This will take you to the online registration page for that course.


STEP 3: Start the Online Registration Process.

On the online registration page, you will see all of the information about the course you have selected. Scroll to the bottom of the page. In the lower right hand-corner, click on REGISTER/SIGN-IN NOW.

Ancor Register or Sign In Button

STEP 4: Start the Online Registration Process.

a: For Returning Students: Log In to Your Account
If you already have an account with Rutgers Continuing Studies, enter your user name and password and click on LOGIN. If you do not remember your user name and/or password, please call our office at 848-932-9271 (Press 2 for Registration). Our Registration Unit will be happy to assist you with logging into your account.

b: For New Students: Create a New Account
If you have never registered with Continuing Studies before, click on CREATE ACCOUNT under New Students. Complete the Registrant Profile. All fields with an asterisk (*) must be completed. Please make note of the username and password that you choose. You will need them to register for future courses! Once you have completed the profile information, click SUBMIT.

Ancor Login Create Account Screen

STEP 5: Choose Your Fees.

Once logged in, you will be directed back to the course's online registration page.

Scroll to the bottom of the page, choose the appropriate fee(s) and click ADD TO CART. Your cart will appear and show the course you have chosen and the fee. If you would like to register for another course, please see Step 5a. Otherwise, please move on to the next step.

5a: Adding Additional Courses to Your Registration
If you would like to register for another course, click on SEARCH in the lower right hand corner of the page below your shopping cart. Once you are on the Course Search page, we suggest entering a keyword (that best describes the type of course you are searching for) AND choosing our department (Office of Continuing Professional Education) in order to narrow your search. Then click SEARCH.

A list of possible course titles that fit your search specifications will appear. Select the course you wish to enroll in by clicking on the title of the course. At the bottom of the Course Description page, click ADD TO CART. Continue this process until all of your course selections appear in your cart.

Ancor Course Search Screen



Follow Step 6 instructions. Otherwise, skip down to Step 7.

STEP 6A: Create a New Account for Each Person You Wish to RegisterManage Members Option under My Account

NOTE: This only works for new users. If the person you wish to register already has an account with us, unfortunately, you cannot connect their account to your account; instead, you must contact our Registration Unit (848-932-9271, option 2) to connect the two accounts.

  • On the left toolbar, find and click on MY ACCOUNT

  • On the drop-down menu, choose MANAGE MEMBERS

  • On the next screen, click on ADD NEW MEMBER

  • Fill in the other person's information. NOTE:

    • Mailing Address: whatever you entered on your account will automatically duplicate here. If the other person's address is different from yours, please edit this information

    • Enter the person's email address and phone number so that he/she will receive confirmation messages

    • OPTIONAL: Enter a user name and password

  • If you need to any other people, click ADD NEW MEMBER again and follow the same steps

  • When complete, you will see all of these people listed on your MANAGE MEMBERS page. At any time, you can log into your account and use the links on this "member" page to manage these individuals' accounts.

    Manage Members Page

STEP 6B: Register Other People for a Course

While still logged in to YOUR registration account, go back to the online registration page for the course. Then follow these steps:

  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and find the drop-down menu (just above the "Add to Cart" button). You will see your name displayed (because your name appears at the top of the list of choices). Click to select the name of the person you wish to register from the drop-down list.

  • Click on the drop-down menu and select the name of the person you wish to register.

  • Click the ADD TO CART button

    Select Registrant Name

  • Go back to the course page to add any other individuals you wish to register

  • When finished, proceed to Step 7: Check Out (below)

STEP 7: Proceed to Check Out.

Review the item(s) in your cart. When you're ready to proceed, click CHECKOUT.

NOTE: If you have a professional Drinking Water Operator License (T – W – VSWS), please enter the number in the box provided. Otherwise, please enter N/A.

Please let us know how you heard about the course by making a selection from the drop down menu. If you heard about the course via a brochure, email, or fax blast, please record the Source Code in the box provided. (The Source Code is typically a combination of letters and numbers, such as IH-3021, EM-2222, or FAX-3456.)

Once you have completed these required questions, click NEXT.

Ancor Checkout Questions Screen

STEP 8: Place Order.

Review your order for a final time, and check the box that you have read the Refund Policy pertaining to the course(s) you have chosen. Then click PLACE ORDER. (NOTE: Even if there is no fee for your selected program, you must still click the PLACE ORDER button or your registration will not be complete and a seat will NOT be held for you in the course.)

If there is a fee for your course, you will be taken to ScholarChip, our secure online payment portal, where you will be required to enter your credit card and contact information for payment.

Upon completion, you will receive a receipt confirming your payment directly from the ScholarChip site, as well as an email receipt from the Office of Continuing Professional Education.

On the NEXT business day, we will email you a confirmation which will contain additional information about your course.

We look forward to seeing you in a future class! Please feel free to contact us with any questions: 848-932-9271 (Press 2 for Registration) or registration@njaes.rutgers.edu.