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Schedule of Classes: Scheduling Process Policy
Name of Policy
Schedule of Classes: Scheduling Process Policy
Policy Number
II-B.8
Owners
Academic Affairs
Original Policy Date
02/12/2013
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Last Revised Date
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Purpose

This policy sets the process and various steps of building the master schedule of classes every semester by the University Registrar.


Statement

At least two months prior to the beginning of an academic term, the Registrar prepares and makes available to students a Schedule of Classes.  The Schedule Announcement is based on the following:
Feedback on course offerings from the various colleges is due one month (4 weeks) before the announcement of The Master Schedule of Classes. This is submitted to the Registrar's Office according to the Course Offerings template.

Scheduling Deadlines:

  1. Week 4 prior to Schedule Announcement- Scheduling Priority
    1. Agreement between Colleges and Core on block assignment.
    2. Freshman and Sophomore years scheduling priority given to Core Humanities, and Core Math and Sciences- Submission to the Registrar’s Office.
    3. Junior and Senior years scheduling priority given to the colleges- Submission to the Registrar’s Office.
  2. Week 3 prior to Schedule Announcement - Schedule Completion
    1. Colleges receive Freshman and Sophomore years’ core schedules from the Registrar’s Office to build the adjusted college schedules- Submission to the Registrar’s Office.
    2. Core Humanities and Math and Sciences receive Junior and Senior years’ college schedules from the Registrar’s Office to build the adjusted schedules- Submission to the Registrar’s Office.
  3. Week 2 prior to Schedule Announcement -  Registrar’s Office Review
    1. The Registrar’s Office reviews the final submissions according to the official block timings, before building the sections in the system.
    2. The Registrar’s Office builds the Final Exam Schedule
  4. Week 1 prior to Advising Week - Announcement of the Master Schedule Online
    1. The Registrar’s Office announces the Schedule to the students.
    2. The Registrar’s Office announces the beginning of the advising week.
    3. The Registrar’s Office announces the early registration timetable per class