Course Registration and Placement Information
- Enrollment Policy
- Repeat Policy
- Add/Drop and Waitlist Policy
- Calculus Placement Information
- ACCESS UCI Enrollment Policies
1. Enrollment Policy
1) To be fair to EVERYONE, the enrollment process for the Math Department is handled exclusively on-line, through WebReg. Please do not ask your instructor or the department staff to help add you to courses that are full or waitlisted.
2) Not all prerequisites can be coded for enrollment purposes, so on rare occasions you may find that you are able to enroll into courses for which you do not have the proper prerequisites. IT IS THE STUDENT'S OWN RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THE UCI CATALOGUE TO MAKE SURE THEY MEET ALL MATH COURSE PREREQUISITES BEFORE ENROLLING. The Department runs passive prerequisite checks on lower-division courses before the start of the quarter and reserves the right (without warning or notification), to drop from Math courses any students who do not meet the prerequisites.
3) Enrollment in discussion (and lab, where offered) is REQUIRED. Choose from discussions and labs directly below lecture.
4) Classroom/time changes may still occur. Please continue to check WebSOC for the latest information.
5) Note that you will not have a successful enrollment transaction unless the status of both the lecture and discussion match - in other words, if you are trying to waitlist a course, both the lecture and discussion must have the status "Waitlist". If you are trying to enroll into a class, both the lecture and discussion must have the status "Open." You will not have a successful transaction if one is "Open" and the other "Waitlist", etc.
6) While we strive to run all of our courses listed in the Schedule of Classes, the Department of Mathematics reserves the right to cancel courses at any time. The Department of Mathematics will do our best to inform students of cancelled courses, but ultimately students are responsible for their course schedules and should monitor their schedules regularly for changes to their enrollment.
7) The Math Department Tutoring Center for all lower division courses will begin the second week of classes. The location and hours will be announced on our Tutoring page.
8) To enroll in an Undergraduate Research course (Math 199 A-B-C), contact the instructor first, obtain their approval, and then add the course to your Study List.
9) Graduate students have last priority in enrollment into undergraduate Math courses. Please send an e-mail to the Undergraduate Coordinator, Laurie Andress-Delaney, at landress(at)math.uci.edu to indicate your interest in the course.
10) Students MUST attend the discussion section in which they are enrolled. Due to full classes and Fire Marshal rules, students are not allowed to be enrolled in one discussion while attending another.
11) The Math Department and the instructor are not able to assist students in switching from one discussion section into another section that is full or waitlisted. All such transactions must be completed by the student at their own risk, through WebReg.
12) We are unable to assist students in getting back into courses that they accidentally dropped or were dropped out of by the Registrar due to unpaid fees.
13) Whether or not you meet a prerequisite for a Math course is based on your most recent grade in the prerequisite course, not the highest. For example, if you took Math 2A and received a C- and then in a later quarter you re-took it and received an F, the Math Department, for the purposes of going on to Math 2B, will not recognize that you have met the prerequisite for Math 2B.
2. Repeat Policy
You will not have access to lower-division Math courses you wish to repeat when your enrollment window opens. If your grade was an F, you will be able to enroll a few days after the 2nd Open Enrollment Session begins (date varies each quarter; check WebSOC Math comments for exact date), as space permits. If your grade was between C- and D-, enroll on the first day of class, as space permits via WebReg (no add cards). An alternative is to retake the class in Summer Session.
For Additional Undergraduate Enrollment Questions, contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Laurie Andress-Delaney, at (949) 824-6770 or landress(at)math.uci.edu.
3. Add/Drop and Waitlist Policy
The Math Department will follow the same policy as the School of Physical Sciences. Namely:
DROP: The deadline to drop courses in the School of Physical Sciences is the end of Week 2 by 5:00PM. Drops can be made in WebReg.
CHANGE: The deadline to change grade option or variable units is the end of Week 2 by 5:00PM. Changes can be made in WebReg.
ADD: The deadline to add courses in the School of Physical Sciences is the end of Week 3 by 5:00PM. Adds can be made in WebReg.
After Week 2, you may petition to drop classes via the Enrollment Exception process in Student Access if you have a valid, documented emergency which prevented you from dropping the course within the prescribed deadline. Emergencies include severe illness, death in immediate family, car accident, etc. You must be able to provide proof upon request. It is the student's responsibility to log into Student Access and check the status of their Enrollment Exception; the Department of Mathematics does not send email updates to students directly.
After Week 3 we will not allow for any more adds to math courses, no exceptions. Please do NOT waste your $3 by requesting an add that will be automatically denied.
We will not approve requests to switch sections at ANY TIME. You will need to complete all such enrollment transactions, on your own, through WebReg, within the first two weeks of the quarter. Please do NOT waste your $3 by requesting a section switch that will be automatically denied.
At the end of Week 2 the Registrar's Office will de-activate the waitlist, so even if you were on the waitlist during Weeks 1-2, you will no longer be automatically added to the course if space should become available during Week 3. You will need to actively try to enroll in your desired section during Week 3 via WebReg.
More Information about the Registrar's new enrollment exception procedures can be found here:
4. Calculus Placement Information
For information about placement in Math 1A, 1B, 2A or 2B please visit:
Students are eligible to enroll in the class they placed into once their course placement results have been officially placed on their transcripts. We recommend students take the Calculus Placement Exam as soon as possible to allow for plenty of time for the scores to be placed onto transcripts.
5. ACCESS UCI Enrollment Policies
1) Look through the Math course offerings for the quarter in which you wish to enroll. You can find the schedule of classes here: http://websoc.reg.uci.edu/perl/WebSoc.
2) Sign up on the ACCESS Waitlist as soon as possible (this waitlist is located in the Mathematics Department at UCI in Rowland Hall 340) for the classes you wish to take. If it is an undergraduate course, make sure you choose a lecture and a linked discussion (linked discussions are listed directly below the lecture). If you are a high school student, make sure to bring a letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor and/or a copy of your AP exam scores.
3) Begin attending the lecture(s) and linked discussion section(s) you have signed up for on the waitlist.
4) Attend these classes regularly, take any associated tests, and complete any associated homework assignments even though you are not yet officially enrolled.
5) Mid-week 2nd week (for non-impacted courses) and late 3rd week (for impacted courses) you will receive an e-mail from the Undergraduate Program Coordinator notifying you of whether or not you have been approved to take the classes you signed up for on the waitlist. Note that if the course is impacted (i.e. FULL or Waitlisted), we won't be able to give you a final decision until after UCI, Extension's Week 2 deadline for ACCESS enrollment. You will be charged a late fee by Extension should you be approved for the course after Week 2. The Mathematics Department does not control this late fee; please do not ask us for assistance in getting it waived.
6) If approved, please complete an ACCESS Enrollment form (available on the University Extension website) and come to the Mathematics department to receive the authorization signature. Ask to see the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.
7) Take the signed enrollment form to the UCI, Extension, Student Services Office within the ACCESS deadline to formally enroll in and pay for the courses.
8) Continue to attend classes if approved; if not approved, please discontinue attendance in those classes.
Questions about enrolling into Math classes through ACCESS UCI? Contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Laurie Andress-Delaney, at (949) 824-6770 or by e-mail at landress(at)math.uci.edu.