How waitlists work

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

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.

Switching related sections

Switching related sections is possible for enrolled classes only.


Swap allows you to drop one class and add another.


Permission numbers allow enrollment in some restricted classes.

What to do when you're on a waitlist

Consider your options once you are waitlisted for a class.