Enrollment FAQs

Time conflict

Time conflicts occur when two classes are scheduled at the same time. This can prevent enrollment, including from a waitlist.

How waitlists work

A waitlist typically starts when a class is full, to prioritize enrollment when seats become available.

Add and drop

Adding and dropping classes to manage enrollment.

Add/drop consent

Instructor or department consent is sometimes required to add or drop a class.

Reserved seats

Reserved seats are set aside for certain student populations. They may affect your ability to enroll or get enrolled from a waitlist.

Unit limits

The maximum number of units that a student can enroll in during an enrollment period.

Enrollment appointments and phases

Enrollment appointments and phases determine when a student is able to enroll, drop, swap, and update classes.

Switching related sections

Switching related sections is possible for enrolled classes only.


Swap allows you to drop one class and add another.