Course Scheduling Project

  • What is included in this phase of the project for Fall 2021…

Implementing software to:

  • Support event scheduling (non-class scheduling) in College Classrooms
  • Create classroom assignments based on the software algorithm
  • Generate data analytics reports to assist with decision making, and charge a faculty committee(s) for:
    • Software configuration and support
    • How the software algorithm is implemented
    • How the arbitration process should be handled
  • Utilize data and analytics from the software to make recommendations to College administration about policy changes that will ease scheduling

What is NOT part of this phase of the project:

  • Shifting class times (Class times are still set by department)
  • Expanding classes to evenings and weekends

What IS part of this phase of the project (Beginning Winter 2022):

  • Creating consistent time and meeting patterns across all of the classrooms

Class Begin/End Times – For classes that meet for one, two, or four hour sessions, they must begin and end on the half hour. For classes with 90-minute sessions, there are specific beginning times:

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:30 am
  • 12:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm
  • 6:00 pm

Classroom Scheduling Communication Plan (Fall/Winter)

For updates regarding the scheduling project, refer to:

scheduling.engin.umich.edu (U-M login required)

Also, please feel free to send feedback or questions to: enginscheduling@umich.edu