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Students - Schedule Planner

Students - Schedule Planner

Frequently Asked Questions

Schedule Planner is a tool to help you organize your classes by combining the courses you need, from SIS's Schedule of Classes, with your preferred breaks. It gives you multiple schedules to compare side-by-side and allows you to choose your optimal class schedule. Advisors will be able to see the schedules you have generated, add or remove courses in your Schedule Planner view, and email suggested schedules to you. Administrators such as Department Chairs and Department Assistants who have access to the Department Admin Center will have the same abilities as advisors.

 


From your Student Center in SIS, you will find the link to Schedule Planner in the Academics section.  You will also find a button to Schedule Planner in your shopping cart.


First you will be prompted to choose the term you'd like to plan, then you may set various criteria such as "Course Status = Open Classes Only" and "Academic Career = Undergraduate".  

 

Then you can begin adding your desired courses by clicking the "+Add Course" button and choosing from the list.  You can also add courses that already exist in your My Planner in SIS.

 

When you are finished selecting courses, click the Back button to generate your schedule options.


If there is a time during the day or week when you do not wish to take classes, you can add a break to your schedule by clicking the "+Add Break" button and setting your designated free time.  

 


You can use the Class Padding option.  It allows you to input the time you need between classes.  Find it under Advanced Options.

 


You can click the button "Generate Schedules" to see the list of possible schedules.  To generate schedules without a particular course, you can uncheck the box to the left of the course and click "Generate Schedules" again.  If a class has more than one section, you can choose "Options" and select the section you'd like to include.  After you generate possible schedules, you can hover over the magnifying glass icon and preview the schedule in a calendar-like format.

 

 


Yes.  You can save your favorite schedules by clicking the heart icon at the top right of the screen when viewing a schedule.  From the home page, click the Favorites Tab to view, edit and compare favorite schedules.

 


Yes.  On the Course Options screen, you can click the Advanced Filters button and add (or remove) filters to sections of a course.  You can filter by instructor or section attribute.

 


While viewing your chosen schedule, click the "Send to Shopping Cart" button at the top of the page.  This will send your course selections to SIS.  In SIS, visit the Enrollment page to continue.  There you will see that you have a schedule pending and an option to "Import Cart" to continue with enrollment.  Clicking "Import Cart" will allow you to add these courses to your shopping cart.  From there, you will continue with the normal registration steps to enroll in your classes through SIS.

 


If you are a dual career student who needs to enroll in more than one career (e.g., SASS and Management), you will need to generate your schedule with all of the classes that you need to take regardless of the career under which you need to enroll.  When you have a schedule that you want, click Send to Shopping Cart.    When you return to SIS, select one of your careers, and click the Import Cart button.  After importing all courses, delete any courses from your cart for which you will need to register under the other career.  Click Change Term to navigate to the shopping cart for the other career.  Click the Schedule Planner button.  Select all of your courses again under the Courses section (by checking the checkbox to the left of the course) and unselect any courses that are in the Shopping Cart section.  Click Generate Schedules and view the schedule you would like to select.  Click Send to Shopping Cart.  When you return to SIS, confirm that you are in the shopping cart for the correct career and term and click Import Cart.  You may now register for your classes under each career. 


Schedule Planner has several instructional videos available.  Choose "Help" from the top menu to view them.