SIS/Building Your Schedule of Classes - Maintain Schedule of Classes: Meetings Tab
The Meetings Tab of Maintain Schedule of Classes is used to set up classes' day/time meeting patterns; request a General Assignment classroom or assign a locally controlled classroom; assign instructors and specify their grading access; and request specific room characteristics as needed. A similar page, Schedule Class Meetings, is used to make these same updates for combined sections.
From the SIS Homepage, select the Curric & Enrollment Rep WorkCenter tile. Select the Maintain Schedule of Classes link.
Use the Find page to locate the course. Search by Institution, Term, and Subject Area (option: add Catalog Nbr). Navigate to the Meetings tab.
Meetings Tab Field Descriptions
|Course ID||Unique number assigned by the system when a course is first added to the Course Catalog|
|Academic Institution||Always displays UWMSN for UW-Madison|
|Term||Four-digit code representing century; academic year; and fall, spring, or summer|
|Subject Area||Three-digit numeric code that identifies an instructional unit with a discrete grouping of courses|
|Catalog Nbr||Course number in a Subject Area|
|Session||See: SIS/Building Your Schedule of Classes - Maintain Schedule of Classes: Basic Data Tab|
|Event ID||Unique number assigned by the system when a day/time meeting pattern and facility ID are saved; used only for internal system processes, so disregard this field|
Fields that may be updated by Curricular Representatives:
|Meeting Start and End Times||
|Days of the week||Check the boxes to indicate which days the class will meet|
|Instructor ID||Instructor's SIS Empl ID number. Enter ID or select the look up icon to search for the instructor.|
Defaults to 'Approve.' If needed, change to the type of e-grading access you want this instructor to have.
|Room Characteristics (if GA)||Specify necessary room characteristics when requesting a General Assignment classroom. Multiple characteristics may be requested using the [+] Add button. Only request characteristics that are essential to instruction. For more details on room scheduling, visit the Classroom Scheduling page.|
|Academic Shift||UW-Madison does not use this field.|
Example: The course below is a section of Math 114. The Facility ID indicates a specific General Assignment classroom assignment, AGR HALL 125. This room has been assigned by Curricular Services. The room capacity of 588 is displayed. The meeting pattern is 75 minutes on Tuesdays/Thursdays, which begins at 1:00 pm and ends at 2:15 pm. There is a Principal Instructor assigned. If any specific room characteristics had been specified, they would be listed.
If you are trying to update the Meetings tab and fields are grayed out, it is likely that you are viewing a combined section. If the section is combined, edits must be made on Schedule Class Meetings page instead. Navigate to this page, search for your course section, make the necessary edits, and save. See also: Combined Sections: Types and Definitions and Updating Combined Sections.
Per campus policy, undergraduate Independent Study sections may not have meeting patterns assigned, and this restriction applies to graduate Independent Study sections as well. By definition, all Independent Study classes include regular instructional contact between the instructor and the student. However, because instruction is one-on-one, independent-study classes do not have recurring day/time meeting patterns or room assignments scheduled in SIS.