At Crafton, classes start any time from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with some not getting out until almost 10 p.m. This wide range of day and night classes makes it possible for students to work college into their schedules. An added concern for students that are parents is child care. However, Crafton runs its own Child Development Center for children ranging from about age three to six. This adds low cost and even free child care services to the students, making getting an education as a parent an easier task to perform. No matter what the individual situation, exactly what classes any student needs to take depends on his or her goals. The counselors are supposed to help with this, but it is good to keep in mind that they work for the College and are under pressure from the school administration. The information in the college catalog can help clarify what they state and is a great reference for a student to use when asking questions. By talking to the professors in the department, a student can usually get an even better idea of what classes are advisable for continuing a college career.
Once the list of classes is fleshed out, it is time to get them. New students usually have the hardest time getting registered. The College uses a priority system, and until a student has been going for at least one full term, he or she has no priority. This makes it a fight for classes, but it can be made far easier by contacting the professors directly and getting on their wait list. "Wait-listed adds" are generally done before students just show up on the first day of class. The initial choices are not set in stone, as changing majors or picking a few different classes is very easy to do. This keeps things flexible the whole time one is at Crafton.