Waitlist

Effective for Fall 2018
You tried to register for a course and it's full. What happens next? You may waitlist through your myOkanagan account for a course. View the videos below for How-to Join a Waitlist or How-to Register for a Waitlisted Course. 

                                              How-to Join a Waitlist  
                         How-to Register for a Waitlisted Course

  
To view in full screen click the icon on the bottom right of the video.

I am waitlisted for my course. What does that mean?
  • You are not registered in the course.
  • You are not charged for the course.
  • Your name will not be on the class list.
  • Attendance in class is not permitted.
I am on the waitlist. How do I get into my class?
Waitlist dates are set by the Registrar’s Office.

Fall 2018    
Starting on July 30, 2018   Available seats will be offered to the next eligible student on the waitlist. Students will be notified by email and the seat will be held for 48 hours to register. After 48 hours unclaimed seats will be offered to the next students on the waitlist. 
Sept. 12, 2018 4 p.m.   Waitlists are dissolved.
Sept. 12, 2018 (midnight)   Anyone can register online for the remaining available seats on a first-come, first-serviced basis. (In-person registration available Sept. 13, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.)
Where do I claim my seat online?
  • Login to your myOkanagan account, navigate to the Student page > Online Services > Registration > Add or Drop a Course > Select Web Registered from the drop down menu next to the course.
  • View the how-to video at the top of this page.

What else do I need to know?
  • You will receive an email from waitlist@okanagan.bc.ca when you are given a seat. Remember to add this email address to your safe sender list.
  • "Wait List" indicates you are waitlisted for the course. 
  • Students are encouraged on a regular basis to login to myOkanagan and check the status of their waitlisted courses (at least once a day during the waitlist period). Telephone inquiries regarding your waitlists will not be accepted.
  • Arts/Science students may register and/or waitlist in a combined total of courses not exceeding 18 credits.
  • You cannot be registered in one section of a course and waitlisted in another section of the same course.
  • Further information can be found in the Course Waitlist Policy section of the Calendar.