Thompson Rivers University

Pick Your Courses

The Course Schedule lists times and locations for Fall, Winter and Summer semesters. You must meet all prerequisites and corequisites for each course you plan to enroll in. The Academic Calendar provides detailed information on program and course requirements.


Registration Tips

Consult the academic calendar

The TRU Calendar outlines what courses you need for your program, course descriptions and information on prerequisites and corequisites. You must meet, or plan to meet, prerequisites for the courses you are registering in.

Check your registration status

This is the day you will be able to register in your courses. Plan ahead by preparing your timetable and writing down CRNs.

Register in both Fall and Winter courses

Doing both at the same time will give you the best options for course selection.


Definitions and Terms

Lecture

A talk given by an instructor to a class. Students usually take notes during the lecture and may be tested on the material during a mid term or final exam.

Lecture Sections

Numbered 01, 02, …, 90, 91, … in the schedule. Sections numbered 01, 02, etc. are one semester in length. Sections numbered 90, 91, etc. are two semesters in length.

Seminar

A supervised class which is less structured than a lecture. Seminar classes typically include discussions on assigned reading, class presentations and group activities.

Lab

A supervised class where students do hands-on work applying the theory learned in lectures.

Seminar or Lab Sections

If there is a seminar or lab for your lecture, it will be noted under the title of the course. Read the comment to find out if there is a specific linked seminar or lab. If there is, you must take one of the specified seminars or labs. Select the seminar or lab that best fits your timetable. If there is no comment, click on the course title to read the course description.

CRN

Course Registration Number — a unique number given to each lecture section, seminar and lab. Write this number down on your timetable/worksheet.

Days

Indicates which days of the week the class is scheduled (you must attend all days noted).

Time

Indicates when the class is scheduled.

Seats
CAP Capacity or maximum number of seats in the course
ACT Actual number of seats taken or the number of students already enrolled into the course
REM Remaining seats in the course
WL CAP Wait-list Capacity – the maximum number possible of wait-listed seats in the course
WL ACT Wait-list Actual – the actual number of students enrolled on the wait list for this course
WL REM Wait-list Remaining – the number of remaining wait-listed seats
XL Crosslist Seats – information for instructors
Registration Priority

The order in which students can register for courses. Priority is given to students in upper years and students who apply early for admission. For details on how priority is determined, visit Registration Priority.

Prerequisite

Another course or some other requirement which must be met prior to enrolling in a course. Course prerequisites are listed in the credit schedule and in the TRU Calendar course description area.

Corequisite

Another course or requirement which must be completed at the same time as the course you are enrolled in. Course corequisites are listed in the credit schedule and in the TRU Calendar course description area.

Days of the Week
M Monday
T Tuesday
W Wednesday
R Thursday
F Friday
S Saturday
N Sunday
Buildings
AE Arts & Education
AHT Animal Health Technology
CAC Campus Activity Centre
CT Clock Tower
FAA Faculty Annex A
G Gymnasium
H House
HOL House of Learning
IB International Building
OM Old Main Building
S Science
T Theatre
TT Trades & Technology Centre