FAQs for New Students

Information for New Students

How do I access my Corcoran student e-mail?

Click here to access your Corcoran e-mail account. Please contact help_desk@corcoran.org or (202) 639-1870 with any login problems or questions.

How do I register for classes?

Undergraduate Students

The Office of the Registrar has already prepared your individualized class schedule and posted it on to the online student academic access system called CORCboard, so you do not need to worry about a complicated registration process. You only need to add a course elective of your choice. You will receive an e-mail shortly from the Corcoran with your CORCboard login and password information. Click here to view CORCboard FAQs.

Graduate Students

Graduate students should work directly with their Academic Advisors to register for classes. Advisors are assigned upon receipt of the Enrollment Reservation form and tuition deposit.

How do I register for my freshman Foundation elective?

Freshmen have already been assigned a 12-credit schedule of required classes (15 credits for BFA/MAT 5-year students). As part of your Foundation curriculum, you must choose an elective to complete your schedule. Sections are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Please log in to CORCboard to access elective course descriptions.

Click here to register for your Foundation elective.

Where can I find out more about obtaining my immunization records?

Below you will find a link containing information regarding immunization records. The D.C. Department of Health requires this documentation for all degree students younger than 26 by the start of the semester. Please have your physician complete and sign the form and return to our Enrollment Counselor, Lindsey Dice, as soon as possible. Completed forms should be mailed to The Office of the Registrar, 500 Seventeenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. These records are due no later than the first day of class, August 27, 2014.

Immunization Form

FAQs about immunizations

Do I need student health insurance?

Health Insurance is optional for all degree seeking students. The Corcoran has a contract with Academic HealthPlans (AHP) to provide an option for students to purchase coverage . For more detailed information about the plan and its requirements or to waive coverage, please visit the Academic Health Plans (AHP) website at www.AHPCare.com/corcoran for more information.