Using My Planner

My Planner allows you to plan your courses for one semester or for future semesters by searching the course catalog or by using the academic requirements for your degree. To ensure that the courses added to your Planner will satisfy your degree requirements, it is suggested that you use the Plan by Requirements option.

NOTE: THE MY PLANNER OPTION IS NOT THE SAME AS ACTUAL ENROLLMENT IN A CLASS, IT IS ONLY A PLANNING TOOL.

  1. Sign into MyVWCC by clicking on the Login to MyVWCC link on the left of this screen or the MyVWCC link on the VWCC homepage.
  2. Click VCCS SIS: Student Information System.
  3. Click Self Service.
  4. Click Student Center.
  5. In the Academics section, click Plan. You may also click on the other academic drop-down menu, select Academic Planner, and click the blue >> button.

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Using the Plan By My Requirements Option

  1. On the My Planner page click Plan By My Requirements.
    • You may also use the Browse Course Catalog option, but the suggested method for using My Planner is the Plan By My Requirements option. Using this option ensures that the planned courses will satisfy your degree requirements.
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  2. The required courses for your degree program will be displayed on the page.
    NOTE: When the requirement is satisfied the system default is to collapse the requirement. When the requirement is not satisfied the system default is to expand the requirement.
    • The example below is from the General Studies degree requirement for ENG 111/112.
      My Planner Use this button to collapse all of the sections of a report.
      My Planner Use this button to expand all of the sections of a report.
      My Planner Indicates if a class has been completed.
      My Planner Indicates if a class is currently In Progress and not yet graded.
      My Planner Indicates if a class is planned.
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  3. To add a course to your planner, click on the Description link for the desired course under The following courses may be used to satisfy this requirement:.

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    The information about the course, such as the course description, will be displayed on the Course Detail page.

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  4. To add the course to your planner, click Add To Planner, or View Class Sections.
    • Using the "View Class Sections" Option:
      • When using View Class Sections, click on the drop-down and select the Term.
      • Click Show Sections. In some instances, the course you select may not be offered for the term selected. If the course is not offered for the term selected, the following message will be displayed:

        *** This course has not been scheduled. ***

      • If you select a Term and the Select button for class sections is not available, this means that the enrollment planning period for the term has not yet started or has passed. For some terms, students may plan for their enrollment several days prior to the beginning of the open enrollment period.
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    • If the enrollment planning period for the class section is open and the Select button is clicked, the class section is added to your Enrollment Shopping Cart where you can:
      • continue through the enrollment process (if the enrollment period is open) or
      • click Next to continue adding courses to your planner.
    • If the enrollment period for the class is closed, the Select button will not be available.
  5. To continue planning by your requirements, click Return to Plan by My Requirements.

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  6. The Plan by Requirements will open and you will see the courses that you have selected. The Status of these courses will be  My Planner.

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  7. To view courses in your planner, click My Planner at the top of the page. Any class sections that were added to your enrollment shopping cart will not appear in your Planner but will appear on your Plan by My Requirements report.
    • My Planner  This symbol indicates that the course will satisfy a requirement for your degree plan.

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Using the Browse Course Catalog Option

  1. On the My Planner page click Browse Course Catalog.
    • Caution: When using this option all courses are returned, not just those required for your degree program.
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  2. The Browse Course Catalog page will open. From this page, select the letter of the alphabet that corresponds to the subject code of the course you are searching for.
  3. Scroll through the list of courses until you see the needed subject code.
  4. Click on the subject code to display the courses.

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  5. From the displayed list of courses, click the box in the Select column to choose the course to add to your planner.
  6. Click Add To Planner to add the course to your planner.

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  7. Note the message that indicates the course has been added to your planner. To view courses in your planner, click My Planner at the top of the page.

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Moving and Deleting Courses in the Planner

After adding courses to your planner, you also have the ability to delete these courses, organize the courses into specific terms, and move them from your planner to the enrollment shopping cart. Availability of the enrollment shopping cart is dependent upon the enrollment dates for the term.

  1. On the My Planner page, use Delete All to delete all courses from your planner. To delete a single course from your planner, use  My Planner
  2. Note that one of the courses has the  My Planner symbol in the Req column. This symbol indicates that this course is a requirement for your degree plan.
  3. To move courses from your planner to a specific term, check the box in the Select column, click on the drop-down located next to Move Selected Courses to Term, select the desired term, and click Move.

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  4. The message below is displayed on the My Planner page when the course has been moved to a specific term. The course will also move from the Unassigned Courses area to the specific term you selected.

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  5. After a course from your planner has been moved to a specific term, the course may then be moved to your enrollment shopping cart (during an open enrollment period). To move the course to your enrollment shopping cart, click the Shopping Cart tab at the top of the page.
  6. If necessary, select the desired term and click Continue.
  7. Select My Planner and click Search.

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  8. Click Select.

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  9. A listing of available class sections will be displayed. From the listing, click Select for the desired class section. The class will be added to your enrollment shopping cart where you man continue through the enrollment process.

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