Spring 2023 Class Schedule Build Timeline and Resources

Important Dates:

Date Activity
7/29 ClassAct opens.
Departments begin building Spring 2023 class schedules.
8/5 & 8/8 Kickoff Meetings. Email details to follow
9/16 ClassAct closes at 5:00 p.m.
Schedules should be 95% complete, or more.
9/19 Initial audits emailed to departments. Access to ClassAct reopened.
Advisors can view the schedule for advising appointments.
9/23 ClassAct closes for the final time at 5:00 p.m.
Departments resume standard class schedule request procedure.
9/26-10/4 Registrar's Office clean-up/review.
9/26-10/3 Run Ad Astra Optimizer to assign rooms.
10/3 Ad Astra Classroom scheduling visible to departments using Ad Astra.
10/5 Classes available for viewing on BearWeb and
Schedule of Classes by 8:30 a.m.
11/2 Spring 2023 Registration Opens.


IRMA Access Request Form

Important Notes:

Class Scheduling:

During Fall and Spring terms, All departments should plan to have a minimum of 10% of their schedule offered outside of the 9am to 2pm Prime Times.
  • Traditional Lecture courses will be scheduled in the attached spaces first. Please see the revised capacities document.
  • We will continue to work to spread our schedule across the days and times of the week. Meeting patterns with the highest utilization, and therefore with the most frequent space constraints are:
    • MWF:
      • 10:10 am
      • 12:20 pm
      • 1:25 pm
    • MW:
      • 1:00 pm
    • TR:
      • 9:30 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 2:00 pm

Data Entry within ClassAct:

  • The "Free Text" note field has been converted to a comment field and will not load on to the section automatically.
  • You can update all section details except the section number. All Online section numbers have already been reset to traditional section numbering patterns.