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Course Schedule

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 enrol in. The Academic Calendar provides detailed information on program and course requirements.

View the Course Schedule How to use the Course Schedule

Select a maximum of five courses for each semester. Consider some back-up courses in case the course of your choice is full or there are conflicts in your schedule.

Write down the following information for each course:

  • Term: (e.g., Fall 2017)
  • Course number: (e.g., Biology 1110)
  • Lab section number: if applicable to the course
  • Seminar section number: if applicable to the course
  • CRN for the course: five-digit number unique to each course
  • CRN for the section: if applicable, five-digit number unique to each section
  • CRN for the lab: if applicable, five-digit number unique to each lab

This information will be used when creating your timetable, meeting with an advisor and/or registering.

Definitions and terms


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.


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


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.


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


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


Indicates when the class is scheduled.

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.


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.


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
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 and Technology Centre