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ARUAS - GPC Scheduling Priorities

Purpose

This screen is used to establish the dates when departments may assign classrooms for courses and events for a specific semester and location. This screen may only be updated by Registrar personnel at each location.

Related Screens

  • ARUAC - Schedule Course Section
  • ARUAR - Classrooms Available - Courses

Screen Functions

View an existing record

  1. At SEMESTER, enter a specific semester
  2. At LOC, enter a specific campus location
  3. Press ENTER

Create a new semester record

  1. At ACTN, enter S
  2. At SEMESTER, enter a specific semester
  3. At LOC, enter a specific campus location
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At ACTN, enter A
  6. Press ENTER (If campus will not be using online room scheduling, user may choose to not enter specific values)
  7. At PRIORITY SCHEDULING, enter begin date
  8. Press PF12, to update
  9. At TECHNOLOGY COURSES, enter a value and begin date (maximum three values and dates)
  10. Press PF12, to update
  11. At STANDARD SEQUENCES, enter a value and begin date (maximum values and dates)
  12. Press PF12, to update
  13. At NON-STANDARD SEQUENCES, enter a value and begin date (maximum values and dates)
  14. Press PF12, to update

Change an existing record

  1. At SEMESTER, enter a specific semester
  2. At LOC, enter a specific campus location
  3. Press ENTER
  4. At ACTN, enter C, make all necessary changes
  5. Press PF12, to update

Delete an existing record

  1. At SEMESTER, enter a specific semester
  2. At LOC, enter a specific campus location
  3. Press ENTER
  4. At ACTN, enter D
  5. Press ENTER
  6. Press PF12, to update

Additional Field Level Detail

Field
Description
ACTN
Identifies the function to be performed:
S - Skip to record
A - Add/create original record
C - Change existing record
D - Delete entire record
SEMESTER

Semester you wish to view (ex: FAXXXX)

LOC

Campus location (CLOCN or CCRSELOC)

PRIORITY SCHEDULING

First date department may schedule priority general purpose classrooms for courses. Event requests must be made through the Registrar's Office.
Data format (ex: MMDDYYYY)

STANDARD SEQUENCES

First date department may schedule general purpose classrooms for courses that meet during a standard sequence based on room utilization (class limit vs room capacity).
Standard sequences are defined as on of the following:
• MWF 50-minute period, same period
• TR 75-minute period, same period
• Any four weekdays (MTWRF), same 50-minute period

Registrar may specify three different room utilization/date combinations.
If two or more combinations are entered, the second or third utilization rate and begin date must be later than the one before.
Begin Date Data Format (ex: MMDDYYYY)

NON-STANDARD SEQUENCES

First date departments may schedule general purpose classrooms for courses that meet during a non-standard sequence based on room utilization (class limit vs room capacity).
A non-standard sequence is anything other than:
MWF 50-minute period, same period
• TR 75-minute period, same period
• Any four weekdays (MTWRF), same 50-minute period

Registrar may specify three different room utilization/date combinations.
If two or more combinations are entered, the second or third utilization rate and begin date must be later than the one before.
Begin Date Data Format (ex: MMDDYYYY)

INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT First date departments may schedule non-course events into general purpose student technology classrooms (computer labs) for occasional use.
First date departments may make requests to the Registrar's Office to schedule general purpose classrooms for weekend events.
EVENING EVENTS First date departments may schedule general purpose classrooms for weekday evening events (MTWRF) beginning after 0530p).
DAYTIME EVENTS First date departments may schedule general purpose classrooms for weekday daytime events (MTWRF 0800a-0530p).
SOC PUBLICATION The date on which the Schedule of Courses becomes available on the Web. After this date, department users will not be able to decrease limits or drop courses/section. They must submit the electronic form, 'Decrease Drop or Underenrollment Drop' to their dean.
LAST UPDATE BY Date and userid of last update to this record.

Function Keys

Key
Function
ENTER Brings up record
PF2 Menu
PF3 Main
PF4 Exit
PF12 Update