Students have until the 7:59 p.m. to add, drop or edit a class. To add a class, students must meet prerequisites and Class Schedule footnote requirements. Permission numbers must also be obtained from the professors before the class can be put into their schedule, according to the Office of the Registrar.
Although PolyPlanner’s demand data will first influence the Winter 2015 schedule, consequences for not using the tool will go into effect for the Fall 2014 registration cycle.
Registration for spring classes started Feb. 11, leaving many Cal Poly students worried about not getting their necessary classes.
Many students, staff and faculty get frustrated with registration every rotation, but understanding the process can make the ordeal better.
With recent reports of college drop-outs costing nearly $8 billion in taxpayer money, Cal Poly is making efforts to keep students in school.
Due to the state budget crisis, both Cal Poly and Cuesta College’s summer school funds have been cut. Cal Poly, however, will continue to offer courses under the self-supporting office of Continuing Education. While more than double the amount of Cal Poly courses will be offered, they will also be more expensive.