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A: All Waitlisting will be discontinued 2 days before courses begin for the part-of-term in which the course is scheduled.
A: No. The waitlist add/drop process is done manually. The student will receive an email notification once a seat becomes open and will have the option to register into the course. If the student does not complete the registration process within 24 hours, they will be removed from the waitlist and the next student on the list will receive an email.
A: No. Waitlisting does not guarantee a seat in the course. The student should check their positions regularly on the waitlist. If they are not moving up on the waitlist, they should contact a DMACC advisor for assistance in choosing an alternative course.
A: Yes. Registration Holds, Links, Duplicate courses, Pre-Requisites, Co-Requisites, Time Conflicts and Restrictions (for major, department, level, etc.) prevent registration and Waitlisting. For example: If a student attempts to Waitlist for a course and has not met a required pre-requisite, they will receive an error. The inability to be added to a waitlist or to move from the waitlist into the course may be due to one or more registration restrictions: duplicate course, pre-requisite, co-requisite, links, time conflict, major, degree program, student level, course level, campus, special approval from the instructor, department, honors, or maximum credits allowed have been exceeded.
A: Registration Holds will restrict both processes of attempting to add the Waitlisted course and the Registration process.
A: The student will automatically receive an email notifying them the course has a seat available, the student will then have 24 hours to register into the course. If the student does not register into the course by the deadline, they will be removed from the waitlist and the next student in line will be notified of the available seat. This is the only notification the student will receive.
A: Once the student receives the email notification, they have 24 hours to complete the registration process. After that time, they will be removed from the waitlist and an email notification will be sent to the next student in line on the waitlist.
A: When a student attempts to register into a course that is closed but has the waitlist feature, the student will receive a “waitlist” message notifying them the status of the Waitlist and what their position would be.
Waitlist - There are 0 student(s) on the Waitlist for this course: Means no one is on the waitlist and the student would be in position number 1, and would be first in line for the course. Waitlist - There are 1 student(s) on the Waitlist for this course: Means there is one student on the waitlist already, and the student would be in position number 2. Closed - Waitlist Full: Means the Waitlist Maximum is full and no more students can be added to the Waitlist. The Waitlist will open only if a student drops the course and a student on the waitlist enrolls in it OR a student on the waitlist drops their waitlisted course. Open - Reserved for Waitlist: Means the course's maximum enrollment is open has been set up with the Waitlist option. The open seat is reserved for a student currently on the Waitlist. The waitlisted student is currently on the 24 hour time limit to enroll in the course.
A: Once a student has added a waitlisted course to their schedule, the course is displayed under the Current Schedule as a Waitlisted course (not registered course). The student will then have options in what they do with their waitlisted course. These options will be on the Action drop-down arrow.
Waitlist - add to the WaitlistNone - cancel attempted registration Web-Registered - register into the course (only after the course has a seat available and the student is notified via email)Web Dropped - drop the student from the Waitlist
A: The student can add themselves back on the Waitlist but will at the end of the Waitlist line. Remember that the last day to add to a course Waitlist is 2 days prior to the start of the part of term.
A: The student logs into the DMACC Web Information System. Click the Student Services tab and select the Registration. Click the Add/Drop Courses link and chooses a term. To register for the course, the student selects '**Web Registered**' from the drop down list in the 'Action' column for the course for which they have been notified.
A: Students can remove themselves from a waitlist by going into the Student Web Information System and clicking on the Add or Drop Courses link. The courses that are waitlisted will be noted, the student then removes themselves from the waitlisted course by selecting the Drop-Delete on Web option. The student WILL NOT be on the waitlist and WILL NOT receive an email notification once the course has a seat available.
A: If a student drops a course which has an active waitlist, they cannot re-enroll into the course; they must add themselves to the waitlist or enroll in a different course
A: They can add or drop the course before the end of the 24 hour notification window. Once the window expires, the student could only add themselves back to the waitlist if the course is still full.
A: Students can add themselves to multiple Waitlists for different courses. However, students can only add themselves to one Waitlist for the same course, as long as they are NOT currently enrolled in another section of that same course. This allows DMACC to decide if there is a need to add additional sections.
A: Unlike registration restrictions, maximum credit hours will not limit the student from adding a Waitlist course to their schedule; they will not however, be able to register into the course once there is an opening. The Waitlist course does not count any hours into the credit hours until the course is actually registered.
A: Fees will be assessed AFTER the student officially registers into the course. Once fees are assessed, it is the students responsibility to pay by the tuition due date.
A: Students may be administratively dropped from all courses including any courses on Waitlist. Students may be able to re-register in those courses with appropriate permission or after their issue was resolved. If allowed to re-register, students would also be able to get back on a Waitlist, but not retain their previous spot on the Waitlist. If a seat becomes available after the administrative drop, an email notice is sent to the first student on the Waitlist, providing 24 hours to register. The process continues for each open seat.
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