Class Schedule Resources

Find everything you need to know about academic scheduling and more! Use the links to the right to find the resource you are looking for.

Use the calendar below to review upcoming academic and administrative deadlines.

Class Schedule Production Timeline

(This timeline refers to the semester preceding the semester being scheduled)

Weeks 1-4

Departments plan and enter the class schedule into the PeopleSoft class schedule and instructor workload tables.

Week 3

Departments submit new or renewal Classroom Pre-scheduling Requests (based on room features, the effect on neighboring classes, or faculty accommodations) via Google Form.

Week 4

Departments submit Computer Lab Request and Disabled Faculty Room Request to By the end of this week, all of these classes, including Large Lectures (Requested Room Capacity to 72 or more) are fully scheduled in the PeopleSoft class schedule.

Weeks 5-7

Departments continue to enter the class schedule into PeopleSoft, review audits, and fix errors. For audits go to Institutional Research, Analytics, and ReportingClass Schedule Audit Reports.

Week 5

Deans review proposed class schedules, verify that the schedules have been prepared following Course Scheduling Rules, and that the departments comply with the required class distribution percentages.

Academic Programs assigns classrooms to large lectures, classes requiring computer labs, and approved disabled faculty requests.

Week 7

Departments finalize class schedule entry into PeopleSoft in preparation for classroom assignments.

Week 8-9

Schedule25®/Optimizer process places lectures and seminars in unrestricted smart classrooms. Only lecture and seminar-type classes scheduled according to the Course Scheduling Rules are placed in rooms by Schedule25®. Schedule25® places classes based on the following criteria:

Factors not considered by Schedule25® include but are not limited to the instructor's name, instructor's office location, instructor’s room preferences, instructor’s status or schedule, historical class times and placements, placements of other classes within and outside of the department.

Next, all remaining lectures and seminars not scheduled according to the rules, and other classes such as Activities, Labs, Tutorials, etc. are placed in the remaining available classrooms.

Departments and Academic Programs finalize the class schedule in preparation for advising.

Weeks 10-11

Mandatory Academic Advising.

Week 12-13

Early registration for continuing students.