While current University of Iowa students have just recently registered for their spring 2017 courses, university officials are collaborating to schedule classes for the following semester, considering the issues of capacity and student demand in the process.
A report from Ad Astra Information Systems found some colleges face capacity issues based on the way they schedule classes. During peak hours, classroom use at public universities was 70 percent, the report found.
The company is based in Overland Park, Kansas, and serves higher-education institutions and systems worldwide. The UI uses Ad Astra software in its scheduling procedures, said UI Senior Associate Registrar Renee Houser.
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