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AMMP/AMIP - Maintain Scheduling Sequences

Purpose

This screen is used to establish meeting sequences for courses and finals, which combine begin and end times and day of the week, at a specific location. Each campus Registrar will create this screen for their campus if they intend to schedule courses into classrooms.

Related Screens

  • ARUAC - Course Assignment
  • ARUAR - Course/Room Assignment
  • ARUAF - Final Exam Data Screen
  • ARUAE - Event Scheduling Screen

Screen Functions

View an existing scheduling period/sequence for courses and finals

  1. At SEM, enter either SP, SU, or FA
  2. At LOCATION, enter location
  3. At PERIOD, enter a period number
  4. Press ENTER

Add a scheduling period/sequence for courses and finals

  1. At ACTN, enter A
  2. At SEM, enter either SP, SU, or FA
  3. At LOCATION, enter campus location
  4. At PERIOD, enter a period number
  5. At BEG TIME, enter begin time of period
  6. At END TIME, enter end time of period
  7. At TYPE, enter either S, D, T, or Q; also E for non-course events
  8. At VALID MEETING DAYS, enter meeting day or day combinations
  9. At STND, enter either Y or N to indicate if this is a standard meeting sequence
  10. Press ENTER
  11. PF12 to update

  1. At SEM, enter either SP, SU, or FA
  2. At LOCATION, enter campus location
  3. At PERIOD, enter a period number
  4. Press ENTER

Change an existing scheduling period/sequence for courses and finals

  1. At SEM, enter either SP, SU, or FA
  2. At LOCATION, enter campus location
  3. At PERIOD, enter a period number
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At ACTN, enter C
  6. Make all necessary changes to field(s)
  7. Press ENTER
  8. PF12 to update

Delete an entire scheduling period/sequence for courses and finals

  1. At SEM, enter either SP, SU, or FA
  2. At LOCATION, enter campus location
  3. At PERIOD, enter a period number
  4. Press ENTER
  5. At ACTN, enter D
  6. Press ENTER
  7. PF12 to update

Additional Field Level Detail

Field
Description
ACTN
Identifies the function to be performed:
A - Add/create original record
C - Change an existing record
D - Delete entire record
S - Skip to an existing record
SEM Generic field which identifies the semester (ex: SP, SU, FA)
LOCATION Campus location (CLOCN or CCRSELOC)
PERIOD A unique number assigned to a specific instructional meeting time
BEG TIME Begin time for a period. Data format = ####A (a.m.) or ####P (p.m.)
END TIME End for a period. Data format = ####A (a.m.) or ####P (p.m.)
TYPE
Indicates if period is:
S - single (one 50-minute or 75-minute periods)
D - double (two consecutive 50-minute periods)
T - triple (three consecutive 50-minute periods)
Q - quad (four consecutive 50-minute periods)
E - event meeting period*
VALID MEETING DAYS

Valid meeting day and day combinations for the listed begin/end time
- For E type periods, only 1 entry of MTWRFSY required

STND
Indicated if meeting days equal a standard sequence:
Y - yes
N - no
*Event periods (type code = E) are scheduling periods specifically designed for non-course meetings. These periods cannot be assigned to courses via the course and room assignment screens, ARUAC and ARUAR respectively. See Standard Event Meeting Periods for a complete list of event periods.
*As of July 2013, this only applies to FA and SP - disregard SU - to be done manually and monitored for inclusion.

Note: July 2013: With the addition of Maymester, edits expanded to allow creation of SUMMER periods [UP only] with duration of 120 and 210 minutes in addition to existing 75 and 130 minute time frames.

Function Keys

Key
Function
ENTER Brings up record
PF2 Menu
PF3 Main
PF4 Exit
PF12 Update