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How to Register for Courses - Grade 12
Course Calendar​​​
    • ​​There is ​no login required to access the course calendar. 
    • The course calendar provides you with school and diploma information as well as course descriptions. 
Student Course Selection
    • Click on the Student Course Selection Login to load the Durham DSB Course Selection login page 
    • All individual student course selections are done through this website
    • You require a login. Your username is your 9 digit student number, and your password is your birthdate (mmddyyyy). You must create a new password and provide an email address once you login for the first time. 
    • Once you are logged in select the Course Planner from the left-hand menu bar.
    • ​Focus on either Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, or Year 12, depending on the year you are entering. 
    • You can select the entire course calendar by clicking on the blue book symbol found over Year 12
For further information on selecting courses for Grade 12, please download this document.

For Course Selection Instructions, please download this document. 

 ​Grade 12 Compulsory Courses

    • ​There is one compulsory course highlighted in yellow and seven elective courses in white. 
    • The Grade 12 Compulsory course is English.
    • When selecting your compulsory courses choose the subject, click the + sign and read the five level choices. Hover over each course code to read the course description. Select one by clicking the + sign
    • You will be blocked from selecting a course that you do not have the pre-requisite for

 ​Grade 12 Elective Courses

    • On the white electi​ve box click the + sign and click the drop down arrow for "Select a School Discipline"
    • Choose 12th Grade Electives (check out 11th Grade too!)
    • Hover over the course for more information
    • Click the + sign to select a course, and the minus sign to change a course
    • Students wishing Co-op should indicate this by selecting CWE2O9 as their two alternates and not as electives
    • Grade 12 students who have achieved 24 credits by June of their previous year may be granted a study period at the discretion of the school administration. Click on the 12th Grade Study and ensure you pick the correct study period(s)
    • You will also need to select two Alternative Elective Courses, do this by clicking on the + sign. Alternates will only be used if there is a scheduling problem. 

 ​Grade 12 Final Steps

    • ​​​Click the submit button to send your course request to O'Neill. Once you hit the submit button you will no longer be able to make changes. Your courses are locked. 
    1. Print off the final "sign off" sheet that requires both a student and parent/guardian signature. Take the signed sheet to the Guidance office immediately! You will not be scheduled for classes until this signed sheet is returned!
Should you have any difficulties, please see a guidnace counselor.
Grade 12 Course Selection Help Document​​ (as a PDF file)​​​