Class Scheduling Tool

Schedule Planner is a course selection tool in MyCampus that lets you identify classes you need, block off times you’re busy, and then generate schedule options that fit your life. You can then review all possible schedule scenarios and select and register for classes in MyCampus.  

 

Helpful Hints

 

How to Use Schedule Planner

 

Logging in

  1. Log into  MyCampus
     
  2. Click on Student Center.
      
  3. Click on Schedule Planner.
      
  4. Click on the green Open Schedule Planner button.

 

Planning Your Schedule

1. Choose Selection Criteria, 2- Choose your courses, 3. Define your breaks, 4. Generate Schedules

Selection Criteria
Selection Criteria Screenshot

  • Change course status (Open Classes Only is Best)
  • Change Instruction Modes
  • Select the Term
  • Change sessions – uncheck any sessions you do’t want to consider.
    (Dynamic Sessions are terms that don’t fit into the typical timeframe.)
      

Adding Courses

  • Know Your Curriculum
    You should already have an idea of which courses you need to take. Be sure to check your curriculum guide to make sure you’re registering for the right classes for your academic program. Avoid wasting time and money on classes you don’t need.   

    Find your Curriculum Guide  

    Get help choosing classes  

  • Beware of Prerequisites, Holds and Issues 
    Schedule Planner will allow you to add courses to your plan, but if you’re missing a prerequisite, you won’t be able to register for the class.

  • Your Advisor Can Help

 

  1. Click on Add Course
    Add Course Button screenshot
     
  2. Select the Subject
     
  3. Select the Course
     
  4. Select the Free Textbook Option to find courses with free textbooks 
    Free Textbook Option Screenshot
     
  5. Review the Course Description
     
  6. Click on Add Course
     
  7. Notice each course in your Courses list on the right  
     
  8. When you’re finished, click Schedule Planner at the top
      

Your selected courses are now listed. 

Screenshot of selected courses page indicating courses listed

 

Breaks

  1. Click on Add Break
    screenshot of Add Break button
      
  2. Give your Break a name
    Breaks Dialog Box indicating Break name, start time, end time, selection of days and Add Break button
      
  3. Select start and end times
      
  4. Select Days
      
  5. Click on Add Break

Your breaks are now listed. Add more breaks, if needed.

Screenshot showing breaks listed on the right side and courses (from the select courses section) listed on the left side.

Generate Schedules

  1. Click on Generate Schedules
    This will generate a list of all possible schedule scenarios that fit the criteria, courses and breaks you identified.
      
  2. If you generate an overwhelming number of schedule options, go back and add some additional criteria to reduce the number of schedules.
      
  3. If too few options are generated, remove some of the detailed criteria. 
      
  4. You can do this by adjusting the selection criteria at the top, changing breaks, or adjusting Course Options.
      
  5. Click on the Options gear for each course.
      
  6. Uncheck any course section you don’t want to consider.
      
  7. You may only want to take a section your friend is taking (uncheck all others)
      
  8. You may only want to take sections offered at a specific learning center or location.
      
  9. Note about Lectures and Labs
      
  10. You may uncheck any of the LECTURES you don’t wish to consider, but make sure you select ALL of the lab options.
       
  11. Click Save and Close. Repeat for all other courses.
      

Review and Select Schedules

  1. Click on the Options gear for each course.
    Uncheck any course section you don’t want to consider.
      
  2. You may only want to take a section your friend is taking (uncheck all others)
      
  3. You may only want to take sections offered at a specific learning center or location.
      
  4. Note about Lectures and Labs
    You may uncheck any of the LECTURES you don’t wish to consider, but make sure you select ALL of the lab options.
      
  5. Click Save and Close. Repeat for all other courses.

 

Review and Send to Shopping Card

  1. Review your potential schedule to ensure it meets your needs.
      
  2. If you’re happy with your schedule, click Send to Shopping Cart.

YOU HAVE NOT YET REGISTERED FOR CLASSES!

 

Register for Courses

  1. Click back over to the Student Center tab (or browser window) to return to MyCampus.
     
  2. Click on Course Enrollment
     
  3. Click on Import Cart
  4. Your courses will be displayed one at a time.
     
  5. Review each course and click “Next” until your complete shopping cart is displayed. At this time, you may remove any courses by clicking on the Delete icon.
     
  6. To finish registering, click on Proceed to Step 2 of 3, review one last time, and click on Finish Enrolling to register for your classes.

Congratulations! You are now registered for classes.

 

Need help with Schedule Planner?

Technical Help:  Contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@lorainccc.edu or (440) 366-4351.

Help with Classes: Your advisor can help!