10 See Your Semester Schedule at a Glance

A semester schedule gives you a visual picture of the assignments, projects, tests and labs that will happen during the semester. If you’re taking multiple classes, this is a tool for you to see what is coming up next.

Watch the video How to create a weekly schedule by Academic Algonquin.[1]

A semester schedule includes important assignments, tests, exams, and other key events that will happen each month. You may want to use colour to indicate different classes, or to distinguish between school and personal events.

Look at the example semester schedule below. What do you notice about what the student chose to include? What will you include on your semester schedule?

Example Semester Schedule with course class times added in different colours.
An Example Semester Schedule. Image Credit: Jarren Ralf.

Try it!

Create your semester schedule:

  • Gather your course outlines from all of your courses.
  • Add all of the dates of your tests and assignments to your semester schedule.
  • If you want, use colour to distinguish different classes.
  • Save and/or print out this schedule and keep it somewhere you’ll see it often.

  1. Academic Algonquin. (2015, Mar 18). How to create a weekly schedule. https://youtu.be/OtvxCIxcrBE


Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

NSCC College 101 2e Copyright © 2023 by NSCC & Kwantlen Polytechnic University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Share This Book


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *