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Research for Better Teaching

Online Registration Request

Research for Better Teaching students are able to submit their registration request online! You need only the five digit Course Reference Number (CRN) and some information about yourself. Once you complete your request, Fitchburg State University staff will manually register you in the university student information system.

Please know that courses with a start date prior to July 1, 2017, will be charged an additional RBT administrative fee of $50.  Courses with a start date after July 1, 2017, will be charged an additional $90 RBT administrative fee.  The cost for a three (3) credit graduate class is $285, plus the administrative fee.  Therefore, the total cost for each three-credit graduate course prior to July 1, is $335; after that date, it is $375.  Payment is due at the time of registration.

Registration request for Research for Better Teaching courses.

Your registration request will be processed in a timely manner. Once your registration request is processed, you will receive an email (delivered to the email you provided on your registration request form), that will provide you access information for Web4 student self-service. You will make your online payment in Web4. Payment will be due within one week of your email course confirmation.

By submitting your registration request form to Fitchburg State University, you are registering for university credit for this course. You will not be dropped from the course for non-payment, though by registering for university credit, you are committing to make the full payment for the course within one week of receiving your course confirmation. Please contact the Registrar’s Office at (978) 665-4196 with any additional questions about the RBT course registration process.

Also, Web4 self-service enables you to view your course schedule, print your grade report, and check billing information.

Web4 student self-service login: and follow these instructions (PDF).