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Manually Adjust Student Schedules

Manually adjust and fine-tune student schedules only if you are certain that the master schedule will not change and that student schedules are correct.

You can also manually enroll students in courses based on their course requests. For more information, see How to Manually Schedule Students.

How to Enroll a Student in a Course

  1. On the start page, choose PowerScheduler from the main menu.
  2. Under Resources, choose Students from the PowerScheduler menu. The Scheduling page appears.
  3. Enter the name of the student whose schedule you want to change.
  4. Click the Search icon. The Selected Students page appears.
  5. Select the name of the appropriate student. The student’s name appears in the students menu.
  6. Choose Schedule from the pop-up menu.
  7. Click the student’s name. The student's Schedule page appears, including the percentage scheduled calculations for the student:
    • % Scheduled - Percentage of requests successfully filled
    • % Core Scheduled - Percentage of requests for core classes successfully filled
    • % Primary Requests Satisfied - Percentage of primary requests (non-alternate requests) that were successfully filled
    • % Total Requests Satisfied - Percentage of total requests including alternate requests that were filled
  8. To determine which student course requests have yet to be filled, see the "Unfilled Requests" section of the page.
  9. Choose from the Enroll pop-up menu the period in which you want to enroll this student in a course. The Available Courses page appears.Note: For information on the filter options, see How to Filter Manual Schedule Options.

How to Drop a Student From a Course

  1. On the start page, choose PowerScheduler from the main menu.
  2. Under Resources, choose Students from the PowerScheduler menu. The Scheduling page appears.
  3. Enter the name of the student whose schedule you want to change.
  4. Click the Search icon. The Selected Students page appears.
  5. Select the name of the appropriate student. The student’s name appears in the students menu. 
  6. Choose Schedule from the pop-up menu.
  7. Click the student’s name. The student's Schedule page appears.
  8. Click the Drop pop-up menu.
  9. Choose the period in which you want to drop this student from a course. Period names in the menu match the periods on the page. For example, to drop a course that convenes during Period A2 in Semester 2, choose the second occurrence of A2. The Student's Schedule page appears.

Note: To simultaneously drop more than one course, select the checkboxes in the appropriate rows, and then click Drop Classes.

How to Filter Manual Schedule Options

  1. On the start page, choose PowerScheduler from the main menu.
  2. Under Resources, choose Students from the PowerScheduler menu. The Scheduling page appears.
  3. Enter the name of the student whose schedule you want to change.
  4. Click the Search icon. The Selected Students page appears.
  5. Select the name of the appropriate student. The student’s name appears in the students menu. 
  6. Choose Schedule from the pop-up menu.
  7. Click the student’s name. The Student's Schedule page appears.
  8. Choose from the Enroll pop-up menu the period in which you want to enroll this student in a course. The Available Period Courses page appears.
  9. Select one or more of the following filters on the Available Period Courses page:

    Field

    Description

    PeriodChoose the period from the pop-up menu.
    Term

    Choose the term from the pop-up menu.

    TeacherChoose the teacher from the pop-up menu.
    DayChoose the day from the pop-up menu.
    GradeChoose the grade level from the pop-up menu.
    Credit TypeChoose the credit type, such as MATH, from the pop-up menu.
    CourseTo jump to a particular course, enter the course number and press RETURN (Mac) or ENTER (Windows).
    Show only classes with available seatsSelect the checkbox to display only classes that have not reached the maximum enrollment.

    Note: To enroll the student in a course, see How to Enroll a Student in a Course.

How to Mass Enroll a Group of Students in a Course

  1. On the start page, choose PowerScheduler from the main menu.
  2. Under Resources, choose Students from the PowerScheduler menu. The Scheduling page appears.
  3. Select the students you want to work with, using any of the following methods:

    • Click a number to select all students in a particular grade level.
    • Click M or F to select all males or all females in your school.
    • Click the Search icon to view a list of all students and then make your selection by hand.
    • Enter a search command line to conduct your own search, such as for all students assigned to a particular team.

      Note: For more information, see Schedule Search and Select.

  4. On the Selected Students page, click Functions. The Scheduling Functions page appears.
  5. Click Schedule Mass Enroll. The Mass Enroll page appears.
  6. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:

  7. Field

    Description

    TeacherChoose the teacher from the pop-up menu. If you select the course by teacher, you must also indicate the appropriate period and day of the course section.
    Period

    Choose the period from the pop-up menu.

    DayChoose the day from the pop-up menu.
    TermChoose the term from the pop-up menu.
    course.sectionAlternatively, enter the course and section number. Separate the course and section numbers with a period and no spaces.

  8. Click Submit. The Changes Recorded page appears.
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