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Procedure for Course Scheduling (As Approved by Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost)

Responsible Office: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Policy Type: Facilities and Property

Policy Number: 404

Last Date Revised: 3/28/16

COURSE SCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS

Academic departments are expected to schedule class meetings at standard times (see below). No more than 45 percent of a department's sections each semester should be offered during the Tuesday/Thursday daytime meeting times and no more than 65 percent of their sections should be offered during of the prime times of the day, 9:40 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Monday/Wednesday/Friday and 10:05 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday/Thursday.

The standard meeting times are as follows (prime times are in bold):

M-W-F Classes (60 minutes per day)

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 
9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 
10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. 

2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:40 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
5:50 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:10 p.m. - 9:10 p.m.
9:20 p.m. - 10:20 p.m.

M-W or W-F Classes (85 minutes per day)
8:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
5:50 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
7:25 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 10:25 p.m.

T-R Classes (85 minutes per day)

8:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
10:05 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:40 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.
1:15 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. 
2:50 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

4:25 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
7:35 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:10 p.m. - 10:35 p.m.

M-T-W-R-F 3 hours per day

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The standard meeting patterns shown above must be honored for courses meeting in prime time. In cases where courses must be offered at non-standard times during prime time, approvals from the department chair and dean's office are required. The course will be given second-level priority in room scheduling (scheduled after courses adhering to standard meeting patterns) based on room availability.

Courses meeting for three hours during prime time hours requiring a general purpose classroom will be scheduled at the University Downtown Center, after CCPA courses have been scheduled there. The following standard meeting periods will apply:

M-T-W-R-F Class Days - University Downtown Center only

8:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
1:40 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
5:50 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

Courses meeting two days per week for 85 minutes each day have the option of being scheduled at the University Downtown Center following the standard meeting periods of:

MW or WF or TR

9:25 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.



Last Updated: 7/27/16