When a desired class has no available seats, Students can be placed on a waiting list for that full class in either the Master Schedule or the Scheduling Master Schedule. Any Students placed on a Master Schedule wait list will be added to the Active Wait List (AWL) table and any students  placed on a Scheduling Master Schedule waiting list will be added to the Scheduling Wait List (SWL) table. Waiting list counts can be viewed using the View MST or the View SMS features if the waiting list option has been activated in Scheduling Setup and appropriate permissions have been granted to the user. 


Permissions

To view Waiting List, users must have Read rights the  AWL and SWL in addition to standard student schedules permissionsTo add a student to a Waiting List, the User must have both Read and Update rights to AWL and SWL.   


Scheduling Setup

To activate the Waiting List functionality, select the following options in the Scheduling Setup form.


When either waiting list option is selected, a third option becomes visible. This additional option, when selected, will remove the student from the waiting list of a particular section when that student is assigned to any section of that same course, 

 

Viewing the Active Wait List 

A table will appear below the student's current Class Schedule if the student is currently on the Active Wait List list for a course.


Active Waiting List (AWL)

To view the number of students on the Active Wait List for a particular section, begin by selecting the Edit button on a student's Class Schedule.


Select the  View MST button while editing the student's Class Schedule

 

On the View MST popup, the Wait column displays the number of students on the Wait List:


When working with active student classes (Master Schedule), selecting the green plus on a row in the View MST form for a section that has no available seats will result in the following message.  


Selecting Add To Wait List will add the current student to the Wait List for the selected full section and the wait list information will become visible on the student's Class Schedule page as depicted earlier. Selecting OK will ignore the available number of seats and place the student in the class regardless of available seats. Selecting Cancel will cancel the section add operation.  


Scheduling Waiting List (SWL)

A table will appear below the student's Course Requests, if the student is currently on the Scheduling Wait List list for a course.


To view the number of students on the Scheduling Wait List for a particular section, begin by selecting the View SMS button on a student's Course Requests form.


The View SMS popup will display. The Wait column contains the number of students currently on the Wait List for a particular section.


Addint a full section to a student's course requests will result in the following message. 


Selecting Add To Wait List will add the current student to the Wait List for the selected full section and the wait list information will become visible on the student's Course Requests form as depicted earlier. Selecting OK will ignore the available number of seats and place the student in the class regardless of available seats. Selecting Cancel will cancel the section add operation.