Search and Register for Courses

Registration for Summer Session opens April 8, 2019. Registration for Fall Semester opens August 19, 2019. 


As of Summer 2018, PSR students register for all courses at Pacific School of Religion and throughout the Graduate Theological Union online through Sonis.

To assist you in choosing your courses, please consult your degree or certificate program manual and worksheet.

For registration, you need:

  • access to the internet
  • a Sonis Student ID Number and PIN
  • the list of courses in which you wish to be enrolled (recommended)

Students will receive their Sonis user ID and initial password email from the Office of Academic Affairs.

Registration Instructions

Academic Program Manual and Worksheets

  • Academic Program Manual & Worksheets
    Download the manual for your program, including worksheets, which will help you decide what to take each semester in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Cross Registration

The University of California at Berkeley is one of the premier research institutions in the country. After completion of one semester at PSR, degree students are allowed to cross-register for one graduate level course each semester at UCB, assuming that you can gain entry to the course. The only exception to the UCB graduate-level requirement is language courses, which may be taken at the undergraduate level. Cross-registration is handled through the GTU registrar. Cross-registration privileges apply only to the Fall and Spring terms there is no cross-registration agreement between UCB and GTU in the Summer and Intersession terms.

Take special note that instruction at UCB usually begins earlier than at the GTU each semester. Cross registration may also be available at Holy Names College and Mills College in Oakland. Cross Registration at UCB, Holy Names, and Mills is open to degree students only and not to certificate students. Cross Registration at CDSP is open to all PSR degree and certificate students and in some special cases for PSR students who fall under a special tuition discount, Special Students, Auditors, and Unclassified Students.

Special Reading Courses

Special Reading Courses & forms »
1) Step one: register in Sonis(skip step 1 and go on to step 2 for summer SRC’s)
Students should register for SRC 9999 01 for specially directed courses/independent study
Students should register for SRC 8888 01 for upgrading the level of an existing course
(usually for DMin and MA students)
2) Step two: submit an SRC form to the Registrar.
In both cases, a Special Reading Course form is required to complete registration.