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How to Register

Genius SIS is student information system.  GSIS and the Course Catalog require the use of a Canvas Guest Account. (This is the same as an IU Guest Account.) Canvas is the course platform. Details of the registration process are shown below. If you are a current Diploma Program student, or if you have previously taken IUHS courses in Canvas, please follow the ‘Current IUHS Students’ instructions. If you are new to IUHS, please follow the ‘New IUHS Students’ instructions.

If you are interested in applying to the IUHS Diploma Program, please follow the instructions listed here

Current IUHS Students  

  • Use the Course Catalog to register for courses. IUHS diploma students will still have an approval process for their courses. Click on any course you are interested in, then follow the instructions provided.
  • Your existing Canvas Guest Account will work for Canvas and the new SIS, Genius. Please DO NOT create a new account.
  • Check out your account in the Genius SIS at There is a lot of useful information there for you. If you have not done so, please enroll in and explore the Genius Tutorial.

New IUHS Students

  1. Create a Guest Account at The student’s legal name must be used when creating the account, not that of the parent/guardian.
  2. Activate the Guest Account. Follow the instructions in the activation email, which should arrive a few minutes after you create the account. Please do not skip the next step, as this will delay your registration. 
  3. Join the Genius SIS tutorial at Click the link and follow the instructions to enroll in the tutorial, using your Guest Account username. The tutorial will guide you through the use of Genius SIS and tell you more about how to register for courses.
  4. Go to the IUHS Course Catalog at select and purchase your courses. (Subject-specific catalog links are provided below.) Click on any course to register for it, then follow the instructions provided. If you do not want to register for any courses yet, you can simply create your Genius account: go to and click 'Student Login' – then login with your IU guest account username and password.

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