What is course balancing?
Course balancing is the process of administratively making changes to course enrollment. Course balancing is typically required when too many students enroll in a course because a "cap" was not placed on the course. Instructors can also use course balancing to drop students from a course who do not meet the stated pre-requisites.
How does course balancing occur?
Throughout the pre-enrollment period, pre-enrollment class lists will be available via Faculty Center or BRIO. Pre-enrollment should be monitored by the departments to determine if a cap needs to be added or amended. If is it determined that students need to be administratively dropped from a class (due to over-enrollment or failure to meet pre-requisites), the instructor and/or course contact should email the student and then inform that they will be dropped. After the email has been sent, contact the CALS Student Service's Office. Please provide the student CUID (7 digits) and the class number they should be dropped from. The easiest way to inform the CALS Student Services Office of the change is to send an amended copy of the class list to 140 Roberts Hall.
Contact CALS Student Services at 255-CALS (2257).