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PASS - How to Use Schedule Builder -- detailed version (student)

Schedule Builder is a tool accessible within PASS which allows students and/or advisers to create a schedule of classes for a specific term. With Schedule Builder, students may factor in obligations such as work or practice and generate various schedules from which to choose.

1. Log into PASS.
2. Select Self Service.
3. Select Student Center.
4. Click the Schedule Builder link.

Schedule Builder
5. Click Click Here to launch the Schedule Builder. Schedule Builder will open in a new window.


Note: You may need to allow pop-ups for Schedule Builder to work. If pop-ups are not enabled, a message will appear in your browser window.  Follow the instructions to "allow pop-ups."

6. Select the appropriate term.

7. To select desired courses, click Add Courses.

Note: For additional assistance with Schedule Builder, click Help Videos in the upper right.

add course

There are two ways to find desired courses:
a. Search by Subject & Course: Select a Subject, select a course, click Add Course.

b. My Planner: Select course(s) from My Planner Courses, click Add, close the window.

8. To block off time in which you cannot attend class (i.e. for work or practice), click Add Breaks.

add break

Give the break a name, select start/end times, select days, and click Save Break.

Repeat this process as necessary.

9. When courses are chosen and breaks are entered, you are ready to Generate Schedules. A list of possible schedules will appear.

generate schedule

10. To view an individual schedule, click View to open in full view or hover your cursor over the magnifying glass to see a pop-up.

To compare multiple schedules simultaneously, select the checkbox of up to four (4) schedules, and click Compare.

11. When you find a schedule that works, click Send Schedule to Shopping Cart to begin registration. Close the Schedule Builder window.

send to cart

12. In PASS, click on Course Enrollment.

course enrollment
13. Select the appropriate term and click Continue.

term selection

14. Click import cart.

import cart

15. Confirm courses before adding to your cart.

proceed step 2 to 3

16. Then finish enrolling.

finish enrolling

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:pass, how to, schedule, builder, student, class, course   Doc ID:33884
Owner:Maureen V.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-09-23 12:43 CDTUpdated:2017-04-04 10:25 CDT
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