Waitlist Information

Great News! Coastline College has a wait list for closed classes!

Waitlist Information

Great News! Coastline College has a wait list for closed classes!

How it works:

If a class is closed, you may register yourself on the wait list anytime on or after your registration appointment time. If a seat becomes available in that course, the next student on the wait list will be notified via their student G-Mail account found on the homepage on MyCCC. Students will then have 24 hours to register and pay for the class or they will be dropped from the wait list and the next student on the wait list will be notified.



MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR STUDENT G-MAIL ACCOUNT ON A DAILY BASIS INCLUDING WEEKENDS and HOLIDAYS!

Add Permits/Instructor Permission:

Beginning the week the class begins, instructor permission is required to add a class. To obtain instructor permission go to the first class meeting or email the instructor if the course is an online course. If space is available, the instructor may give you an ADD PERMIT with an ADD AUTHORIZATION CODE (AAC). Enroll in the course via MyCCC following the instructions on the add permit.

NOTE: the registration system will not prompt you for an AAC until the first day of class.
 
The following rules apply for students who wish to enroll on a wait list:
  • A student may only enroll in one wait list class section per course title (ex. only one section of ENGL C100 class).
  • For lecture/lab classes, the student will only be able to enroll on the wait list for the lab section. If a seat opens in the lab, the student can register for the lab and lecture at the same time.
  • A student will not be permitted to enroll on a wait list if he/she is enrolled in another section of the same course.
  • A student will be permitted to enroll on a wait list only if he/she meets the enforced prerequisite/co-requisite for the class.
  • If you are dropped for non-payment you will be dropped off all wait lists.
  • The wait list will be turned off 24 hours prior to the start of the term and no new students will be permitted to register on the wait list.
  • Students are responsible to check their student Gmail accounts directly. Emails which are forwarded to other email accounts or phones may be dalayed or spam-blocked entirely.
  • You are encouraged to print and review the detailed instructions on how to enroll on the wait list.

Download the detailed instructions on how to enroll on the wait list (PDF)

How do I get on the waitlist for a closed class?

  • Make a note of the CRN # (section number) for the closed class.
  • Wait until your scheduled appointment day/time then log in to MyCCC and select "Add or Drop Classes" on the Student tab.
  • Go through the same process you normally would to register for the class, but when you get the "registration add errors" message, select the "Waitlisted" option from the Action drop down menu then click "Finalize Add/Drop".
  • Print your Student Detail Schedule to verify you were added to the waitlist (click on the link that says "Detail Schedule with Waitlist Position" located on the student tab.
  • Note: Waitlists are turned off 24 hours prior to the start of the class.

How do I know what position I am on the waitlist?

In MyCCC click on "Student Tab" then "Detail Schedule with Waitlist Position" in the "Other Resources" box.

Where can I see the number of students on the waitlist?

You can see waitlist information on the online class schedule. Courses with a waitlist will display the following:


WL Cap = the total number of waitlisted seats
WL Act = the total number of students who are currently on the waitlist

How will I know when a seat becomes available?

If you are in the first position on the waitlist when a seat opens, you will be sent an email to your Coast District Student G-Mail account, which can be accessed on the Homepage via MyCCC. You will have 24 hours to register and pay for the class; otherwise your waitlisted seat will be released to the next person on the waitlist. The email you receive will include detailed information about the waitlisted course and instructions as to how you should go about registering.

Note: You will not automatically be registered in the class - you must take action if you wish to register in the class. Make sure to check your student G-Mail account on a daily basis (including weekends and holidays) so that you do not miss the opportunity.

How do I drop myself from the waitlist?

From the registration menu (Add or Drop Classes in Registration Tools) in MyCCC, select "Drop" from the Action drop down menu next to the course then click "Finalize Add/Drop".

What if I don't get a seat in the class?

If you're on the waitlist and don't get a seat in the class, you can go to the first class meeting (on-site classes) or email the instructor (online, tv, cable, independent study, or CD-ROM classes) to see if the instructor will give you an ADD PERMIT. If there is space available in the class, the instructor may use the waitlist to assign Add Permits. If you receive an Add Permit, follow the instructions on the add permit to register for the class.

When are Waitlist Notifications sent out?

Waitlist Notifications are sent out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.

How often should I check for a Waitlist Notification?

MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR MyCCC STUDENT G-Mail ACCOUNT (FOUND ON YOUR MyCCC HOMEPAGE) ON A REGULAR BASIS, AT LEAST TWICE A DAY (Morning and Evening)!

Can a High School Student add themselves to a waitlist?

No, High School students are not permitted to waitlist classes.

How do I register if I was on the waitlist and the instructor gives me an Add Permit?

  1. From the registration menu (Add or Drop Classes in the Registration Tools) in MyCCC, select "Web Registered" from the Action drop menu next to the course then click "Finalize Add/Drop".
  2. Add Authorization Code Validation page displays - enter Add Authorization Code and click "Validate".
  3. Add Authorization Code Status page displays - click "Submit Changes" to complete validation.
  4. Print your Student Class Program to verify your add to the waitlist (click on the link that says "Student Class Program(Web Schedule Bill)" on the student tab.

Why am I no longer showing up on the Waitlist?

Check to see if you received a Waitlist Notification, by checking your MyCCC Student G-Mail account (found on your MyCCC homepage). If you received a Waitlist Notification and it's passed the date and time on the email then your notification has expired, you are dropped off the waitlist.


OR

You did not pay your fees for registered (enrolled) courses, you are dropped from all courses including waitlisted classes.


If this happens you will need to re-add yourself to the waitlist (if seats are still available). See: How do I get on the waitlist for a closed class?

What can I do if my Waitlist Notification Expired?

If your Waitlist Notification has expired, you will need to re-add yourself to the waitlist (if seats are still available).

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