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10% Over-enrollment Planning Guidelines and Timelines

Follow these guidelines and timelines for 10% over-enrollment for courses.

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ISIS instructions

Follow these instructions to adjust your enrollment limits.
  • In the ISIS application, go to CS SECTMNT (section maintenance).
  • In the Action field, enter C for "change."
  • Tab down to ENRL LIMIT field, and enter new enrollment limit number.
  • Click Enter, and wait for the Action successfully completed message.
  • Follow this process to update other enrollment limit numbers where necessary.

Guidelines

Departments will consider the following 2 groups of courses to be included in 10% over-enrollment:
  1. Group 1 – Courses that can sweep all students from the waitlist (after New Student Enrollment) if the enrollment limit is raised to 10% over the room capacity.
    • These courses would have the enrollment limit increased once, so that students could enroll off of the waitlist in one "sweep."
    • Enrollment limit would be decreased back to room capacity so that additional students would not be able to enroll from the waitlist beyond this point.
  2. Group 2 – Courses with enrollment limit increased to 10% over room capacity, but students continue to enroll from the waitlist for a longer period of time, up to a certain point before the last waitlist is run.
    • Enrollment limits for these courses are reduced back to room capacity, so that courses are not over-enrolled at the end of 3rd week.

Fall Quarter 2013

At the end of August, faculty/ instructors receive an e-mail regarding their targeted course enrollment.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 12: Departments determine which courses are included in over-enrollment, after New Student Enrollment is finalized.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 13: Departments lower enrollment limits to room capacity for group 1 courses.
  • Thursday, Sept. 26: Department lower enrollment limits to room capacity for Group 2 courses.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 16 (15th day of instruction): All courses must be at or lower than room capacity.

Winter Quarter 2014

At the beginning of December, faculty/ instructors receive an e-mail regarding their targeted course enrollment.
  • Friday, Dec. 13: Departments determine which courses are included in over-enrollment.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 17: Departments lower enrollment limits to room capacity for participating courses.
  • Friday, Jan. 24 (15th day of instruction): All courses must be at or lower than room capacity.

Spring Quarter 2014

  • At the beginning of March, faculty/ instructors receive an e-mail regarding their targeted course enrollment.
  • Friday, March 14: Departments determine which courses will be included in over-enrollment.
  • Tuesday, March 18: Departments lower enrollment limits to room capacity for participating courses.
  • Friday, April 18 (15th day of instruction): All courses must be at or lower than room capacity.

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