CIS Key Dates - CIS Support - Web Team - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

CIS Key Dates

This page shows the timeline of Course Information System (CIS) dates from March 2016 - March 2017.

Note: Please meet the dates from June to 1 October to ensure course information is accurate and up to date for the opening of enrolment.

Links to help you

Date Task and who does it
1st Wednesday March 2017 or as soon as the change freeze is over Remove 2016 search button from the CIS (Web Team and ICTS)
31st March 2017 MCCS (Minor Course Change System) opens for changes to 2018 courses
Please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)
1st Tuesday June 2017 2018 course occurrences available in UCSMS and Course Maintenance *
Thursday 22nd June 2017 Roll over of information entered by departments into Course Maintenance
  • Where course occurrence information is exactly the same one year to the next, it is rolled over to the next year
  • If you edit next year's course occurrence information before the roll over date, no existing course information will roll over. The system recognises an edit as the most-up-to-date information and won't over write it.
Early-mid August 2017 Liaison Course Planning visits to schools start
3rd Thursday August 2017 Department entered information in Course Maintenance must be complete for 2018 (100-level)
Late August 2017 (TBC) Guide to Enrolment deadline (at printers)
3rd Friday August 2017 CIS search update - able to select 2018 courses (Web Team and ICTS) on Courses, Subjects and Qualifications (CSQ) website
3rd Thursday September 2017 Department entered information in Course Maintenance must be complete for 2018 (200-700 level)
Last Friday September 2017 'Available for web' box is ticked for all courses (Web Team and ICTS)
  • Departments should have done this by now but where it has been missed a system change checks and ticks any outstanding 2018 courses
1st Tuesday October 2017 Enrolment opens
After last day of examinations  or 16 November 2017 Default search year in CIS set to 2018 (Web Team and ICTS) online at Courses, Subjects and Qualifications (CSQ) website
mid November 2017 when exams have finished Any 2017 course links on department websites are changed by departments to 2018 (or to the default year)
1st Wednesday March 2018 or as soon as the change freeze is over Remove 2017 option from course search (Web Team and ICTS)

* For course information to appear in the 2018 Calendar and Guide to Enrolment, this information must be updated by 1st July 2017.