University Class Schedule

Guides and Glossary

Guides

Common Terms

Class/Registration Number—Four-digit number unique to each section. This number can be used to register in the class and is sometimes referred to as Registration Number.

Asynchronous (asynch)—Does not have scheduled meeting days and times. Students complete class activities and assignments as detailed in the course syllabus.

Synchronous (synch)—Meets live online at the scheduled meeting days and times. Refer to the course syllabus for details.

Hybrid—Meets partially online and partially in-person. All students attend in-person as scheduled and all students work online as directed. Refer to the course syllabus for details.

HyFlex—The hybrid flexible, or HyFlex, class format is an instructional approach that gives students the opportunity to decide how to attend each class session: in-person, live online synchronously with the in-person class, or asynchronously online at a later time.

ChicoFlex—This is a modification of the HyFlex class format, which gives students the opportunity to decide how to attend each class session: in-person or live synchronous online, pending individual class requirements.

Modes of Instruction

Modes of Instruction with descriptions and examples
CategoryInstruction Mode Class Schedule DescriptionDescription3 Unit Course Examples
Face-to-facePIn PersonClass meets in-person at set days/times.Class meets MWF 9:00-9:50 PLMS 203.
HybridHIn-person + asynchronous onlineClass meets regularly in-person with portions of the class online in lieu of in person meeting.Class meets MW 9:00-9:50 PLMS 203 plus 1 hr TBA per week.
HybridKOnline, infrequently in-personClass meets mostly online with infrequent in-person meetings.Class conducted online TBA (list hours as appropriate) or set days/times online.  Class may have an on-campus orientation and/or on-campus final.
HybridSIn-person + synchronous onlineClass meets regularly in-person with portions of the class conducted synchronously online at set days/times.Class meets MW 9:00-9:50 PLMS 203, and online Friday 9:00-9:50.
HybridTTwo-Way VideoClass meets at set days/times in multiple locations and is connected via video.Class meets MWF 9:00 - 9:50 in-person and is live streamed online or to a specified off-campus location.
HybridXChicoFlex: In-person / onlineChicoFlex - Class meets at set days/times with students simultaneously attending in-person and online.Class meets MWF 9:00-9:50 PLMS 203 with students attending both in-person and online.
OnlineIOnline, asynchronousClass meets entirely online with no set day/time.Class conducted online.  TBA hours to be listed.
OnlineJOnline, synchronousClass meets entirely online at set days/times.Class meets MWF 9:00-9:50 online.
OnlineUOnline, synch + asynch requiredClass meets at set day/times online that do not completely satisfy required hours; remainder is asynchronous.Class meets M 9:00-9:50 online, plus TBA hours online.
OnlineVOnline, archive availableClass meets at set day/times online but students have the option to attend by watching recordings of the class asynchronously.Class meets MWF 9:00-9:50 online, and the meeting is recorded and posted online for those not able to attend synchronously.