The Catholic University of America

Academic Scheduling Web Page

To make your academic scheduling process easier, we've developed some useful tools. Browse this page to learn new ways of approaching scheduling.


Summer 2017 Scheduling

Summer 2017 scheduling deadlines

Summer 2017 session dates

Summer Credit Hours Chart

Summer Sessions Scheduling Grids (suggested)

Fall 2017 Scheduling

Fall 2017 scheduling deadlines

Training Documents 

Schedule of Classes Manual (updated Spring 2015)

NEW guidelines for scheduling online courses.

Fall 2016 academic scheduling- this presentation reviews important information on building your course schedule for the 1168 term.

University Scheduling Grid- this scheduling structure was implemented in the Fall 2013 semester.

How To Schedule Comprehensive Exams- goes over important steps to scheduling comps, as well as when the exams can be offered.

How to request necessary Computer software requirements

Reserve Capacities- Enrollment Services has put together this comprehensive explanation on how to utilize reserve capacities when setting up classes.

Faculty guide to Fall 2016 Scheduling- this guide contains some important information faculty should know when planning their courses for the fall 2016 semester.

Using Historical enrollment Figures -please review this training materials on how to use historical enrollment figures when building your fall 2016 schedules. 

Managing course capacities and student registration- this reviews ways to improve the processing for setting course capacities and managing the student registration system. (prepared for fall 13)

Final Exam Information-This presentation goes over some important information about how final exams are scheduled, and how you can make adjustments to your final exam schedule

Checking your class schedule-This presentation goes over some of the common problems that occur when creating a class schedule.
Use this information to go through your class schedule and make sure you're avoiding these common oversights.
Adding Instructors to courses- This presentation reviews how to manage instructors in the instructor/advisor table and how to assign them to courses. It also reviews some of the most common problems academic schedulers encounter in this process
Scheduling Abroad Courses- This presentation goes through the few steps that you need to do to schedule an abroad course. Please also reference this information on scheduling abroad trips.
How to view final exam information in Cardinal Station can be found here.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Easy Reference Job Aids


University Scheduling Grid

Classroom Committee

Non-Conforming Course Approval Form (return completed form to

Non-Conforming Course Approval Form instructions

How to run a course schedule compliance report


Adjust Course Capacity

This form should be used to adjust the enrollment capacity for a course that is already scheduled for a particular semester.

Bound Course Request Form

Course Schedule Request Form

For adding an existing course to a semester's schedule.

New Course Request Form

For creating a new course in the academic catalog - instructions here

New Software Request Form

Class Characteristic Codes

A quick reference on requesting a digital presentation room, computer lab, etc.

Final Exam Policy
FERPA Awareness Training