Now that you’re a student at Douglas College, the course scheduling tool will help you see what a typical semester at Douglas will look like. You can choose the semester you want to look at, as well as filter by program, course number, campus, delivery mode, instructor, day of the week and more. This tool is a great way to set up your schedule so you know exactly what courses you want to register for when your registration date and time arrives. Make sure to write down the Course Reference numbers (CRN) of your chosen courses as that will be critical information you’ll need on registration day.
The information below will help you on how to search the Course Schedule, as well as how to understand the information that is presented back.
First – Select the Term that you wish to view the schedule for. Douglas College has 3 terms to choose from: Fall, Winter and Summer
Next – Once the term has been selected, you have the option to search by Subject, Course Number, Delivery Mode, Days or Instructor.
A list of the subjects we may offer can be found on our Programs and Courses page
Douglas College has two main campuses: New Westminster (including Anvil Centre) and Coquitlam. Courses that are offered online will be scheduled as Off Campus.
Douglas College offers courses in a number of delivery modes:
In Person Day/Evening/Weekend - Course is offered in person and on campus at scheduled dates & times. Courses will be at either the New Westminster or Coquitlam Campus.
Online Synchronous Course - Course section has synchronous on-line activities during the noted scheduled times. Instructors are delivering the course virtually, making use of the scheduled times for activities. Courses will show dates and times to meet and times and will be listed as Off Campus.
Online Synchronous Test/Quizzes/Midterms only - Course activities are asynchronous with the exception of assessments (e.g., tests, quizzes, midterms) during the scheduled class times. Specific dates for planned tests/quizzes/midterms may be noted in the section notes. Courses may not show dates and times and will be listed as Off Campus. Course Section Notes may state specific dates and times for test/midterms/quizzes
Online Asynchronous - All course activities, including tests/quizzes/midterms, will be asynchronous. The only exception may be a final exam, during the final exam period. Otherwise, students are not required to be online at any specific scheduled times. Courses will not show dates and times and will be listed as Off Campus.
Hybrid with Synchronous Online Components - Course that has near equal proportions of online learning and face-to-face contact, with the online portion being delivered synchronously.
Hybrid with Asynchronous Online Components - Course that has near equal proportions of online learning and face-to-face contact, with the online portion being delivered asynchronously.
The Course Schedule will show the following information:
Course Reference Number (CRN): A unique 5-digit code for each course, used for registration
Subject: The Subject, Course number, and Section Number assigned to the Course
Credits: The number of credits associated with the course
Title: The Title of the course
Max: The maximum capacity of the course, representing the maximum number of students allowed to register
Enrl: The current enrolment of the course, representing the number of students who are currently enrolled in the course
Rem: The current number of seats remaining in the course. If there are students on the waitlist, and there are seats remaining in the course, those seats will be reserved for waitlisted students.
Wait: The current number of students on the waitlist for this course.
Status: The current status of the course. Typically this will reflect Open, Closed or Full. Courses that are Open status have seats available, courses that are Closed or Full status are currently at capacity but may accept students on the waitlist. Courses that are Waitlist status have students on the waitlist and are accepting more students on the waitlist.
Start/End Dates: The dates that this class will be running during the semester. Most classes run the full length of the semester, however some classes may be shorter or longer than the traditional term.
Campus: The campus where this class will be held. This will either be New Westminster (including Anvil Centre), Coquitlam or Off Campus.
Delivery Mode: The delivery mode for the course, including in-person, online or hybrid learning delivery.
Primary Instructor: The Primary Instructor assigned to teach the class. This instructor may change prior to the semester starting.
Prerequisites?: This indicates whether there are pre-requisites associated with the course. Details on the specific courses which are considered the pre-requisites can be found in the Courses Section of our website for each specific course
Step-by-step instructions for registration can be found HERE
Video tutorials for registration can be found HERE
Supplemental information regarding waitlisting can be found HERE
The Course schedule will show if a course has a pre-requisite or not. Details on the specific courses which are considered the pre-requisites can be found in the Courses Section of our website for each specific course
Information on the UPASS program can be found on the website on the UPASS website page