Class Allocation System

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The Class Allocation System (CAS) is how you put together your timetable at UWA.

CAS allows you to select your preferred class times, using a preference system. It's as easy as listing the class times you prefer for each unit, in order from first preference to last. The unit details will tell you how many preferences you will need to enter for each unit.

The Class Allocation System is linked to your official enrolment on studentConnect. To make official changes to your unit enrolment you must do so on studentConnect first.

CAS is currently in Allocation adjustment mode and changes to Read only on 12th March (10am).  

 If you have any questions please refer Frequently Asked Questions


Timetable options

CAS opens on specific dates so you can enter your preferred class activity times. After closing, it sorts the preferences to give you a workable timetable, and reopens so you can make adjustments.

For some class activities, there is only one session, so the system will auto-allocate these sessions to your timetable. The system will also do this if you don't nominate preferences for activities with multiple times.

For each unit displayed in CAS, you will need to:

  1. enter preferences for the classes you would prefer to attend for every unit so you can set your timetable around work, sport and family commitments
  2. OR alternatively, allow CAS to auto-allocate a timetable for you.

If you decide to do nothing, as long as you're enrolled in your classes, you can sit back and let CAS do the work for you. You'll still be given the opportunity to move yourself amongst the other options of classes, where places are available.

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Key Dates for Semester 1, 2018

CAS Activity Date Student Access
Closed for Sem1 2018 Preparation Wednesday 22 November 2017 (10am) CLOSED
Summer units available Friday 1 December 2017 (10am) OPEN
Open for preference entry Friday 15 December 2017 (10am) OPEN
Closed for preference entry Thursday 25 January 2018 (10am) CLOSED
Allocations are run Thursday 25 January 2018 (10am) CLOSED
Open for viewing and adjusting allocations Thursday 1 Feb 2018 (10am) OPEN
Priority Access for New Enrolments Monday 19 Feb 2018 (9am) OPEN (Read Only for others)
End of Priority Access for New Enrolments Wednesday 21 Feb 2018 (3pm) OPEN
End of Week 2 Monday 12 March 2018 (10am) READ ONLY

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Getting help with CAS

For additional assistance or timetable clashes contact any member of the First Year Experience Team (UniStart) or you can ask for help in person at one of our subject libraries across campus.

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