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When can I expect to see my courses?

  • Students will not see their courses listed until one week (7 days) before the start date of record on SIS.
  • Instructors will receive upcoming courses eight weeks before the start date of record on SIS.

  • If you are unfamiliar with the start date on your course please check the course details on SIS.

What if I was enrolled or assigned today?

Enrollments and assignments will not appear immediately on myCourses, they will be received the next day.

myCourses receives an information feed once each morning starting at 3:00am and finishing around 5:00am Eastern.

For example, if an enrollment or assignment is made in the Registrar's records on Monday afternoon, it will not show up on myCourses until Tuesday morning after myCourses receives the next daily feed.

Find the current semester's courses

  1. In the My Courses listing on the Home page of myCourses, click the folder tab for the Semester.
    The semesters are arranged in descending order. The most recent semester you have classes in will be to the left following the All tab.

    We have an article explaining RIT Semester Codes, to help understand what these codes represent.

    You will not have a Semester tab or All tab if your account only has courses in one Semester available to you. If you are new to RIT and only have courses assigned to you under a single semester that semester will be displayed right away for you.

    The semester is indicate on the course block, following the course title.

    You will see the All tab and Semester tabs once you get courses assigned to you that are in different semesters or categories.




Pin courses to the top of the listing

  1. To pin a course so it is always at the top of the listing, point your mouse at the course you wish to pin. A button labeled … appears at the top-right of the course icon.
    Pinned courses appear at the top of the listings they are on. They will be at the top of the All tab, the top of tab of the semester they are offered, and at the top of the listing under the course selector menu"waffle" icon.




  2. Click the … button and select Pin from the menu.




  3. The course is now listed under the Pinned heading and will always be shown at the top of the list.




  4. Pinned courses can also be easily accessed through the Course Selector waffle icon found at the top of most pages throughout myCourses.

    Pinned courses are always at the top of the listing and highlighted with a blue background.



Find by category


Here are the steps to find course shells based on their category.

  1. In the My Courses listing, click the View All Courses link at the bottom of the listing.




  2. To the right, click the Filter drop-down menu.

    This may take a moment to load if you have been at RIT for a while and have a large number of courses.




  3. Click the Standard Department tab on the filter menu.




  4. In the Search by Standard Department field, enter the category you are looking for. Then press Return on the keyboard or click the magnifying glass icon to perform the search.

    Category titles you can search on are:



  5. Check off the department to filter on it.

    The listing will update to show only courses in that department.



  6. You can now pin your course(s) to the Home page for easy access following the steps covered above.

 

Find by role


Here are the steps to find course shells based on your role in the course.

  1. In the My Courses listing, click the View All Courses link at the bottom of the listing.




  2. To the right, click the Filter drop-down menu.

    This may take a moment to load if you have been at RIT for a while and have a large number of courses.




  3. Click the Roles tab on the filter menu.




  4. Check off a role to filter on it.

    The listing will update to show only courses where you have that role. 



  5. You can now pin your course(s) to the Home page for easy access following the steps covered above.

What can I do if I've tried all of this and the course isn't there?

Students Missing Courses

Please review the following information before contacting support regarding a missing course.

Faculty Missing Courses

Please review the following information before contacting support regarding a missing course.

If you require immediate access to a course, a confirmation email may be sent by the scheduling officer, department head, or dean who represents the academic department offering the course to Academic Technology Support. This must include the full course number including section and the academic term of the courses(s).

These measures are due to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Course updates indicator

The Course Updates indicator may not be 100% accurate.

You may find that you have indicators for work you cannot find.

When a student make an appropriate action, such as making a Discussion post or taking a quiz, the system updates the indicators. The indicators are not updated if work is removed before the instructor reviews it. For example the instructor removes a Discussion forum before reading all new messages in it. A student drops or withdraws from a course and their work, such as a quiz attempt or dropbox submission, is archived before the instructor reviews it.

The vendor is aware of this concern but has not implemented a fix at this time.


The orange number following the course title is a number reflecting the total of the following updates in a course.

 


When you visit the course, the Updates widget breaks out the updates for easy access. On the default course homepage, the Updates widget is found at the top of the right-hand column.