Curriculum

The Curriculum Department within the Office of the Registrar is responsible for the maintenance of course information as well as the scheduling of centrally scheduled classrooms for classes and other events.

Key Dates and Deadlines

  • Winter 2020
    Description Date
    Classes available for update May 13, 2019
    Units begin scheduling recurring key academic events (e.g., study groups, speaker series, department meetings) May 13, 2019
    Deadline for Enforced Prerequisites per Course Approval Request Form (CARF) Sep 16, 2019
    Initial class data entry cut-off (end of day) Sep 30, 2019
    Deadline for scheduling key academic events Sep 30, 2019
    Recommended due date for submitting Meet-together class information Sep 30, 2019
    Freeze: RO Curriculum runs mass classroom scheduling process; units refrain from making class and event changes Oct 1-7, 2019
    Classes available for additional changes Oct 8, 2019
    Clean-up: Units and RO Curriculum make additional scheduling changes Oct 8-Nov 15, 2019
    Deadline for Course Topics Oct 11, 2019
    Availability of online PDF Schedule of Classes and Wolverine Access Class Search Oct 16, 2019
    Pre-Registration Backpack begins Nov 11, 2019
    Registration begins for selected units Nov 18, 2019
    Registration by appointment for Undergraduates begins Nov 21, 2019
    Units begin ad-hoc event scheduling (Except during Final Exam Period) Nov 16, 2019
    Classes begin Jan 8, 2020
    Submit requests for additional and/or special Final Exam room requests Jan 29, 2020
    Units begin scheduling non-class events during Final Exam Period Feb 11, 2020
    Last day of classes Apr 21, 2020
    Final Exams Apr 23-24, 2020
    Final Exams Apr 27-30, 2020
  • Spring / Summer 2020
    Description Date
    Classes available for update Jul 18, 2019
    Units begin scheduling recurring key academic events (e.g., study groups, speaker series, department meetings) Jul 18, 2019
    Deadline for Enforced Prerequisites per Course Approval Request Form (CARF) Jan 29, 2020
    Recommended date for initial class entry Feb 10, 2020
    Recommended due date for submitting Meet-together class information Feb 10, 2020
    Deadline for Course Topics Feb 14, 2020
    Availability of online PDF Schedule of Classes and Wolverine Access Class Search Mar 2, 2020
    Pre-Registration Backpack begins Mar 25, 2020
    Registration begins for selected units Apr 1, 2020
    Registration by appointment for Undergraduates begins Apr 6, 2020
    Classes begin May 5, 2020
    Last day of classes Spring Jun 22, 2020
    Final Exams Spring Jun 25-26, 2020
    Classes begin Summer Jul 1, 2020
    Last day of classes Spr-Sum & Summer Aug 18, 2020
    Final Exams Spr-Sum & Summer Aug 20-21, 2020
  • Fall 2020
    Description Date
    Classes available for update Dec 4, 2019
    Units begin scheduling recurring key academic events (e.g., study groups, speaker series, department meetings) Dec 4, 2019
    Deadline for Enforced Prerequisites per Course Approval Request Form (CARF) Jan 29, 2020
    Initial class data entry cut-off (end of day) Feb 3, 2020
    Deadline for scheduling key academic events.  Feb 3, 2020
    Recommended due date for submitting Meet-together class information Feb 3, 2020
    Freeze: RO Curriculum runs mass classroom scheduling process; units refrain from making class and event changes Feb 4-10, 2020
    Classes available for additional changes Feb 11, 2020
    Clean-up: Units and RO Curriculum make additional scheduling changes. Feb 11-Jun 30, 2020
    Deadline for Course Topics Feb 14, 2020
    Availability of online PDF Schedule of Classes and Wolverine Access Class Search Mar 2, 2020
    Pre-Registration Backpack begins Mar 25, 2020
    Registration begins for selected units Apr 1, 2020
    Registration by appointment for Undergraduates begins Apr 6, 2020
    Units begin ad-hoc event scheduling (Except during Final Exam Period) Jul 1, 2020
    Classes begin Aug 31, 2020
    Submit requests for additional and/or special Final Exam room requests Sep 28, 2020
    Units begin scheduling non-class events during Final Exam Period Oct 5, 2020
    Last day of classes Dec 10, 2020
    Final Exams Dec 14-18, 2020
    Final Exams Dec 21, 2020
  • Winter 2021
    Description Date
    Classes available for update Mar 27, 2020
    Units begin scheduling recurring key academic events (e.g., study groups, speaker series, department meetings) Mar 27, 2020
    Deadline for Enforced Prerequisites per Course Approval Request Form (CARF) Sep 14, 2020
    Initial class data entry cut-off (end of day) Sep 28, 2020
    Deadline for scheduling key academic events.  Sep 28, 2020
    Recommended due date for submitting Meet-together class information Sep 28, 2020
    Freeze: RO Curriculum runs mass classroom scheduling process; units refrain from making class and event changes Sep 29-Oct 5, 2020
    Classes available for additional changes Oct 6, 2020
    Clean-up: Units and RO Curriculum make additional scheduling changes. Oct 6-Nov 15, 2020
    Deadline for Course Topics Oct 9, 2020
    Availability of online PDF Schedule of Classes and Wolverine Access Class Search Oct 16, 2020
    Pre-Registration Backpack begins Nov 9, 2020
    Registration begins for selected units Nov 16, 2020
    Units begin ad-hoc event scheduling (Except during Final Exam Period) Nov 16, 2019
    Registration by appointment for Undergraduates begins Nov 20, 2020
    Classes begin Jan 6, 2021
    Submit requests for additional and/or special Final Exam room requests Jan 27, 2021
    Units begin scheduling non-class events during Final Exam Period Feb 10, 2021
    Last day of classes Apr 20, 2021
    Final Exams Apr 22-23, 2021
    Final Exams Apr 26-29, 2021

Department Services

Curriculum training

Class Creation - To gain access to update classes in M-Pathways, Class Maintainers must take the following sequence of eLearning classes via My LINC:
CUE101
CUE201A
CUE201B
CUE201C

Class Maintainers must also attend Class Creation Access Review (CUL301), which is offered biweekly. Register for CUL301 via My LINC

Other My LINC classes that are valuable for many Class Maintainers:
Event Scheduling (SAE115)
Independent Study and Permissions (SRE105)

Registrar’s Office Curriculum staff are available to provide detailed discussion or explanation of topics such as Reserve Capacities, Class Associations and Instructor Data.

Classroom Scheduling

Classroom Information provides specific room characteristics and technical support information for the centrally scheduled classrooms.

Student Groups contact Student Organization Account Services (SOAS) to schedule a classroom.

Classroom scheduling information for groups outside the university community:
Conference Services
University Unions

Class and Classroom Scheduling Policy (takes effect for the Winter 2013 term)
Overview
Policy
Frequently Asked Questions

Useful Links
Course Maintenance
Room Scheduling
Schedule of Classes
Engineering (North Campus) Classroom Scheduling
Teaching Evaluations