Schedule Wizard FAQs

Schedule Wizard is a web-based schedule planning tool for students. Schedule Wizard gives you the option to search course schedules that work around your busy life and time commitments.

The Schedule Wizard icon can be found under the student tab in in the Quick Links section. Schedule Wizard also can be found under the Registration menu in Banner Self Service.

Schedule Wizard is for students to help plan, review and design the most efficient class schedule. By using this tool, students experience a more simple and less cumbersome registration process. This tool is useful for students trying to build a schedule from many possible options.

After meeting with your advisor and reviewing required classes in DegreeWorks, you may start planning your schedule as soon as the course schedule for the next term is available to view on the web. However, you will not be able to register until your designated registration time.

In the "Add Courses" page, click the "Done" button to get back to the main page to generate a schedule. On the bottom of the page, click "Generate Schedule." Courses and breaks selected will be included in the schedule(s) generated.

Use the Breaks option to block off times during which you cannot or do not want to attend class. You can also click on "options" next to courses in you Course List to deselect specific sections you do not wish to take.

Some courses are marked as closed and open for registration closer to the start of the term for scheduling reasons. Make sure you set your schedule filter for “Open and Full” classes so these classes will be displayed. You can still generate a schedule with closed classes but you will not be able to register until the course is opened for registration.

Go to "course status" and change course status to "Open & Full w/Waitlist Open."

After talking with your honors advisor and reviewing DegreeWorks, go into Schedule Wizard and search for specific courses needed. If there is a specific section you need to register for, use the Options button next to the course selected in the Course List to select the specific honors section.

Use the tab labeled "Search by Course Attribute." This will allow you to search courses by specific attribute.

Select "Change" next to Levels and select Graduate.

No. Search for your course, click add course, repeat until all courses are visible in the list on the right. Once all are shown, click "Done" to return back to the schedule screen.

You can select "Change" next to terms to select a new term. Terms in which you are eligible to register for will be the only options available.

After generating your schedule, you can click up to four schedules and compare them in one window. Choose the schedules you want to compare, then click "compare."

Check the square box to select all courses and click the X button to delete them all. You can also select the X next to a course in the "Course List" to remove an individual course.

The heart means you can favorite a specific schedule. When trying to decide between multiple options, click the "heart" and that becomes one of your top picks. You have the option to label your favorite schedules before your registration time so you can easily access the schedule you liked best.

If you like a course section, click the "lock" button to lock in a specific course section. Schedules generated after that will include only the locked section for that course. However, you are not required to lock sections prior to sending a preferred schedule to cart.

Once you've selected your courses and are on the main screen, click the "options" button next to each course to view course sections. From there you can view all sections with meeting times, instructors and open seats. Check the boxes that correlate to the courses you want included in your schedule. Click "save & close." On the Main Screen, click "generate schedule" to view results.

Go to "Add Course," then go to the "Search By Instructor" tab.

There are several modes of instruction: Face to Face, Hybrid, Online with no specific meeting time, and Online with specific meeting time. Please note Hybrid course includes face to face interaction in a classroom as well as online learning.

Click on the "options" button next to a course and see which sections are online or face to face by the listed instructional Mode. Additionally, you can filter by online or face to face by selecting the "Instructional Mode" filter on the main page.

Schedule Wizard only allows unique break names. If you have two work breaks, try naming them work-1, work-2, etc.

Be sure that the checkbox is selected by each break entered.

Go to to see course descriptions and prerequisites.

Select the schedule that best fits your needs, click on the "View" link. On the top of the page, click "Send to Registration Cart" button to send the schedule to Banner Self Service. You will be presented with a message that you will be redirected to "Registration Cart," which is in Banner Self Service. Hit "OK" and Schedule Wizard will close and send your information back to Banner Self Service. In Banner Self Service, you will be presented with your selection one more time before finalizing your decision to register for the classes selected. Click the "Register" button to register for classes. Remember: All prerequisites and restrictions still apply, and you may not be able to register for classes if you have holds. Scheduler does not override any restrictions.

Click on "Add Course" and select the required course. Click "Done" to go back to the main page. Then next to the course, select "Options" and make sure the box next to the specific section you have a permit for is selected and the rest of the other sections are unchecked.

The courses you selected will stay on your course list and your shopping cart in Schedule Wizard until you register or clear you cart.

Scheduler Registration Cart stores the schedule you sent from Scheduler. The classes will stay in the "cart" until you register for them. You can also clear your cart here.

No, creating a schedule is part of the registration process, but not the end. On the desired schedule selected, click "Send to Cart" to send your schedule to Self Service Banner. Then select "Register" to complete the registration process. Please note that permits for courses will still need to be obtained from your advisor. Prerequisites and other requirements will not be added until you submit your CRNs in Banner.

Go in to Schedule Wizard, click on "view" to open a schedule and select "Send to Shopping Cart." Then, select "Clear Cart."

Once you have chosen the schedule you want to send to your shopping cart, click the "print" button to print, or the "email" button to email it to yourself or a friend.

Distance Education are degree programs offered online. Only students in Distance Education programs can register for courses labeled as Distance Education. UNC Charlotte offers regular online courses for main campus students. If you are not sure if you are a Distance Education student please consult your advisor.

Additional time can be added between classes on top of University standard of 15 minutes.

Schedule Wizard does not connect to DegreeWorks at this time. Please reference your DegreeWorks audit and consult with your advisor before beginning to plan your schedule.

In Banner Self Service, go to "Student Services/Student Accounts" tab, select "Registration" and then click the "Schedule Wizard" link.

No. Schedule Wizard is simply a tool that helps you plan courses for your semester. Students do not need to use this tool to register.

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