Wait Lists

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  1. Any eligible student wishing to enroll in a course that has reached its authorized capacity may request to be added to that section’s wait list. The student is not automatically added to a course wait list unless the student makes this request. For enrollment through WebReg, the student will be prompted to be placed on a wait list.  If they are registering by paper, the Registrar’s Office staff will check the class and if the class is closed, they will put the student on the wait list.
  2. A student may not register for a section of a course and be placed on a wait list for another section of the same course; however a student may be wait-listed for multiple sections of the same course.
  3. A priority is given based on the criteria set up by program directors. In many cases wait lists are determined by class level and time of wait-listing.
  4. It should never be assumed that a wait-listed course results in official registration.  Students should work with their mentor/advisor to select alternate courses in case the wait-listed course remains full. A student on a wait list is not officially enrolled in that course and thus is not eligible to receive a grade in that course.
  5. Once a spot on the wait list opens, the first student will be notified via email that they may register for the course.  The student has 24 hours to respond; otherwise the open spot will roll to the next student.
  6. Any student with a financial hold will not be allowed to enroll in a course from the wait list.

Additional Policies for Traditional Undergraduate Students

  1. Course wait lists are maintained through the end of the second week of the semester; after the second week of the semester, a wait-listed student must follow the university’s add-drop procedure in seeking permission of the instructor to enroll in the course.
  2. A student on a wait list may attend the wait-listed course for two weeks, if seating is available and if the instructor gives permission, in the hope that a space will become available for that student to register.
  3. The decision to add a student to the course after the second week of the semester rests entirely with the course instructor. If the instructor decides to allow additional students to enroll in the course, it is highly recommended that s/he enroll students from the wait list before considering other students who may not have been on the wait list during the first two weeks of the course. The instructor may consider a range of factors, including availability of space in the classroom; other teaching obligations; the student’s capabilities and past performance; and the student’s learning/degree-completion goals.
  4. After the last day for enrolling or adding a course (see the Academic Calendar section of this catalog), a student who is not officially enrolled in the course (based on the official class roster through the My Services tab on CampusCruiser) is not allowed to participate in the course and will not have a grade recorded on his or her transcript for that course.

Additional Policies For Degree Completion Students

  1. Course wait lists are maintained through the first day of class.
  2. Waitlisted students may not attend class.