Seat Management Plan
The campus employs a seat management plan designed to reserve a portion of seats in CORE or general education and a
few selected other courses for students with less than 60 credits and incoming new students.
I am currently registered for this course, but would like to switch my section to another open section.
To change sections in Drop/Add, change the number in the section field and press enter. If open, this will automatically
transfer you to the new section without dropping the course.
I need to satisfy this CORE/general education requirement and the seats are currently reserved. How do I find a course to satisfy this requirement whose seats are not reserved/ restricted?
Only a small number of CORE/general education courses are restricted. Go to the online
Schedule of Classes and select either the CORE Courses or General Education Courses tab. This will allow you to review all CORE/general education courses by
I need this specific course for my major, but the seats are currently reserved.
Your Academic Advising College has the authority to examine your situation and make an exception if appropriate.
Contact your Academic Advising College for further information.
Testudo offered me a place on a holdfile for this course. What does this mean? Why is there no waitlist for this course?
If you do not meet the restrictions for the course, or all available seats are filled, you may place yourself on a holdfile for
the course. Waitlists are not initially offered for seat managed courses. On the 1st day of classes, seat management restrictions
will end, and those students on the holdfile will be eligible for any remaining seats in this course. Those students on the holdfile
for whom there are not open seats will be placed on a newly created waitlist. Students on the holdfile must check-in on the first
day of classes, and then daily, to remain on the waitlist. Students may check on their progress by going to