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Standard Time Blocks

Please note that classes should both start and end at the standard times.

Classes held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Fridays

This schedule accommodates classes that require 1 hour (1 X 50 minutes), 2 hours (2 X 50 minutes), 3 hours (3 X 50 minutes) of contact time per week. (Policy 6-100)

50-minute time blocks
Starting Times 7:30 am 8:35 am 9:40 am 10:45 am 11:50 am 12:55 pm 2:00 pm 3:05 pm 4:10 pm
Ending Times 8:20 am 9:25 am 10:30 am 11:35 am 12:40 pm 1:45 pm 2:50 pm 3:55 pm 5:00 pm

 

This schedule accommodates classes that require 1½ hours (1 X 80 minutes) or 3 hours (2 X 80 minutes) of contact time per week. (Policy 6-100)

80-minute time blocks
Starting Times 8:05 am 11:50 am 1:25 pm 3:00 pm
Ending Times 9:25 am 1:10 pm 2:45 pm 4:20 pm

Classes that meet for 3 or more sequential hours should begin at a MWF Standard Start Time at or after 2pm.

Classes held on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays

This schedule accommodates classes that require 1½ hours (1 X 80 minutes) or 3 hours (2 X 80 minutes) of contact time per week. (Policy 6-100)

80-minute time blocks
Starting Times 7:30 am 9:10 am 10:45 am 12:25 pm 2:00 pm 3:40 pm
Ending Times 8:50 am 10:30 am 12:05 pm 1:45 pm 3:20 pm  5:00 pm

Classes that meet for 3 or more sequential hours should begin at a T/Th Standard Start Time at or after 2pm.

Discussions/labs taught for 50-minutes

Discussion/lab sections that are linked to lecture sections can be taught for 50 minutes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the following times:

50-minute time blocks
Starting Times 7:30 am 9:40 am 10:45 am

12:55 pm

2:00 pm 3:05 pm 4:10 pm
Ending Times 8:20 am 10:30 am 11:35 am 1:45 pm 2:50 pm 3:55 pm 5:00 pm

**Please note that other 50 minute time blocks should not be used as it would overlap with Tuesday and Thursday 80 minute blocks in prime time.

Four or five day a week classes

Classes that meet 4 or 5 days a week should adhere to the starting and ending times for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  In order reduce the overlap of class times on Tuesdays and Thursdays, departments are encouraged to limit the number of 4 or 5 day a week classes that meet at 8:35 am – 9:25 am and 11:50 am – 12:40 pm.

Standardized evening start times

  • 4:35 pm
  • 6:00 pm
  • 7:15 pm

Note: Graduate level courses that are not combined with undergraduate courses and are taught in department space are encouraged, but not required, to adhere to standardized times.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Registrar's Office, Scheduling Division at 801-581-7854.

See Standard Time Blocks (PDF) and Standard Time Blocks Chart (PDF)

Last Updated: 9/28/20