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Fall 2022 Waitlist

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Summer 2022 Waitlist

Waitlist Rules


Fall 2022 Waitlist Ending Dates

Monday, Aug. 15, 8 a.m.- Time limit for responding to "seat available" email drops to 12 hours.

BLOCK I COURSES: Aug. 22-Oct. 11

  • Aug. 17, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block I waitlist.
  • Aug. 17, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • Aug. 17, noon - Block I waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any Block I courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Full-Term: Aug. 22-Dec. 16

  • Aug. 19, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a waitlist.
  • Aug. 19, 11:45  a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • Aug. 19, noon - Any full-term courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Friday, Aug. 29.

BLOCK II COURSES: Oct. 17-Dec. 16

Aug. 19, noon - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email is set at 24 hours for Block II courses.

Oct. 6, 8 a.m. - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email drops to 12 hours for Block II courses.

  • Oct. 21, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block II waitlist.
  • Oct. 21, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • Oct. 21, noon -Any Block II courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Monday, Oct. 24.

Spring 2022 Waitlist Ending Dates

Monday, Jan. 2, 8 a.m.- Time limit for responding to "seat available" email drops to 12 hours.

BLOCK I COURSES: Jan. 10 –March 3

  • Jan. 4, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block I waitlist.
  • Jan. 4, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • Jan. 4, noon - Block I waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any Block I courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Tuesday, January 4.

Full-Term: Jan. 10 - May 6

  • Jan. 9, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a waitlist.
  • Jan. 9, 11:45  a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • Jan. 9, noon - Full-term waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any full-term courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Sunday, Jan. 9.

BLOCK II COURSES: March 4 - May 6

Jan. 9, noon - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email is set to 24 hours for Block II courses.
Feb. 25, 8 a.m. - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email drops to 12 hours for Block II courses.
  • March 8, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block II waitlist.
  • March 8, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • March 8, noon - Block II waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any Block II courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Tuesday, March 8. 

Summer 2022 Waitlist Ending Dates

June 1, 8 a.m.- Time limit for responding to "seat available" email drops to 12 hours.

Block I Courses: June 1-24

  • June 2, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block I waitlist.
  • June 2, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • June 2, noon - Block I waitlists will be closed and purged.   Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Thursday, June 2.

Full-Term: June 1- July 26

  • June 3, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a  waitlist.
  • June 3, 11:45  a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • June 3, noon - Full-term waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any full-term courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Thursday, June 3.

BLOCK II COURSES: June 25-July 26

June 3, noon  - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email is set to 24 hours for Block II courses.

June 28, 8 a.m. - Time limit for responding to "seat available" email goes back to 12 hours for Block II courses.

  • June 26, 11 a.m. - Last time a student can enter a Block II waitlist.
  • June 26, 11:45 a.m. - Last time a student will be sent a "seat available" email.
  • June 26, noon - Block II waitlists will be closed and purged. Students who have been sent a "seat available" email will have until the deadline specified in the email to enroll. Any Block II courses open in the afternoon will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until midnight Sunday, June 26.

 

WAITLIST RULES

  1. Not all courses will have a waitlist.
  2. Students cannot waitlist a course until it has reached maximum seat capacity.
  3. All holds, prerequisites and other registration restrictions are checked and must be met or cleared before a student is allowed to enter the waitlist. Plan ahead: most holds cannot be cleared outside of normal UCO working hours, and if you can't clear the hold, you may lose your slot and have to start over.
  4. Please note: Being waitlisted in a course does not guarantee you'll eventually get a seat. Departments can remove or close waitlists or remove students from the waitlist as they choose.
  5. Departments can set priorities for their waitlist, and the order in which students are processed from the waitlist may not be the same order in which they entered the waitlist.  In other words, a business major may have enrollment priority on a business course waitlist over a science major even though the science major signed up for the waitlist first.
  6. The time limit by which students must change their enrollment from the waitlist to registered may vary from course to course depending upon the needs of the department, and possibly upon the time of the year.  For instance, Biology may wish to allow students 36 hours to respond, while Management may allow 48 hours, or during the last week of enrollment, the time limit may be dropped to 12 hours. 
  7. Please note: The deadline for almost all courses is 24 hours. That is a very short time window. If you are waitlisted for a course which you think may open, please be prepared to monitor your UCO email account frequently.
  8. No exceptions will be made for students who do not register for the class within the time period stated in the notification email. Students signing up on a waitlist must pay close attention to their email account. "No exceptions" include the following: a)  UCONNECT is not available, or b) the student was out of town on an emergency; or c) the student's computer crashed; or d)  Oklahoma ice storms, or e)  the student never received the email.
  9. Waitlist notifications are sent to UCO student email addresses only.

 

WAITLISTING PROCEDURES