Proofing the Schedule

  1. Remove all section comments that are exactly the same as the course prerequisite statement.
  2. Check comments to ensure they are formatted consistently.
    1. Accessibility
      • Classroom is only accessible by stairs (do not say, "is not handicap accessible")
      • Classes taught at another location (other than the Springfield Campus)
    2. Classes taught off campus should always have specific location data in the section comment.
      Examples:
      • Taught at the Missouri State University West Plains campus
      • Taught at the Missouri State University Mountain Grove campus
      • Taught at the Nevada Telecenter in Nevada, MO
      • Taught at the Crowder College Campus in Neosho, MO
      • Taught at the Joplin Graduate Center on the MSSU campus in Joplin, MO
    3. Honors Classes
      • Section 999 honors college students only
      • Missouri London Program Participants only
    4. Internet, iCourse, Dual High School, and Off Campus Classes
      • Place information in the same order for each class (e.g. taught via www; provide permission information).
      • Use semicolon to separate ideas within comments
    5. Lab/Lecture
      Run a master schedule after scheduling courses to check to make sure all lab/lecture courses have comments and that corresponding sections exist.
      Schedule section A with section 1
      Schedule section A with one of sections 1-15
      Schedule section A with section 1 or 2
      OR
      Schedule with a lab section that does not conflict with this lecture section
      Schedule with a lecture section that does not conflict with this lab section
      1. Make sure corresponding section exists
      2. Make sure appropriate Link Identifiers and Link Connectors are entered
    6. Punctuation
      • No period at the end of comments
      • Use semicolon to separate ideas in comments
      • Use commas within an idea      
    7. Service Learning
      Run a master schedule after scheduling courses to check to make sure all service learning courses have comments and that corresponding sections exist.
      • Make sure corresponding section exists
      • Each of the service learning classes and the component classes must have section comments.
        • SL (Service Learning Component Course) must have the comment: “must also enroll in SWK 300, section 1”
        • SLDC (Service Learning Designated Course) must have the comment: “may also enroll in SWK 220, section 1”
        • ISL (Integrated) must have the comment: “integrated service learning”
  3. Ensure lengths of courses (part of term) are entered correctly
    • Non-Standard: can either be outside the regular semester dates and outside of the intersession date range or can include regular semester dates, extending before or after; student service fees are charged if the class meets on campus more than four time. Student service fees are charged if the class meets on campus more than four times. To charge student services fees, use campus code “S.” To not charge student services fees, use campus code “Y”
    • Intersession: can be any dates within the intersession date ranges including the weekend immediately after intersession ends; does not charge student service fees; use campus code “Y”
    • Weekend: Does not charge student service fees for class that only meets on the weekends (F, F-S, S-U, S, U) Use campus code “Y”
  4. Enter a specific title for all variable content classes on main page of SSASECT
    • If title is too long to fit in title space, use the Options menu, “Section Syllabus Form” and enter the full title in the Section Long Title field.
    • NOTE: The abbreviated title from the main page of SSASECT is what appears on the students’ transcripts. The long title only appears on the class schedule search.