Office of the Registrar

Fall 2020 Course Delivery Information

Below you will find a list of codes that correspond to what you may see on course descriptions in SeaNet. Each code is defined to better assist you in understanding how each course will be presented for the Fall 2020 semester.

Please click HERE for a printable version of the following instructions.

How to view delivery information for your courses:

  1. Sign into SeaNet and click the Student Services & Financial Aid
  2. Click the Registration link, then click Student Detail Schedule.
  3. Review your schedule and jot your classes down.
    • Example:
      • HST 101-001
      • MAT 111-001
      • PED 101-003
      • PSY 105-006
      • SOC 105-002
  1. Click Return to Menu link and then click Look-up Classes to Add.
  2. If prompted for the term, select Fall 2020 and click Submit.
  3. Click Advanced Search and then enter the first course subject and course number (e.g. HST 101) and click Section Search at the bottom.
  4. Locate the section for which you are registered and click the five-digit CRN beside it.
  5. Here you will see a statement explaining how the course will be delivered. See Examples (A) and (B) below. 
  6. If a course requires the student to go off-campus/off-site, it is noted in the attributes on this same screen. See Example (C) below.

(A)

 Example A

(B)

Example B

(C)

Example C

Delivery Code Definition
F2F All students are expected to participate in person. Courses offered in this format must be prepared to move online if required by the University. Course content must also be prepared such that coursework can be completed remotely if required by faculty/students due to COVID-19 illness.
PFAO All students are expected to participate in person on specific meeting days/times on a regular schedule determined by the faculty member. The remaining course content is delivered via asynchronous online methods.
PFSO All students are expected to participate in person on specific meeting days/times on a regular schedule determined by the faculty member. The remaining course content is delivered via synchronous online methods.
AFAO Some students are assigned to attend an in-person class on a specific day of the week while other students in the course attend the class on other delivery days each week. The remaining course content is delivered via asynchronous online methods.
AFSO Students are assigned to attend an in-person class on a specific day or days of the week. The remaining course content is delivered via synchronous online methods during the designated F2F class time. Details on synchronous course requirements will be provided in the syllabus.
AOF A course that is delivered online asynchronously and meets face-to-face for instructional activities (e.g. Guest Speakers, Campus Events, Specialized instruction, testing/assessment, etc.) that occur on times/dates specified in the syllabus. Face-to-face activities must be planned in accordance with health and safety guidelines adopted by UNCW.
SOF A course that is delivered online synchronously and meets face-to-face for instructional activities (e.g. Guest Speakers, Campus Events, Specialized instruction, testing/assessment, etc.) that occur on times/dates specified in the syllabus. Face-to-face activities must be planned in accordance with health and safety guidelines adopted by UNCW.
AOFT A course that is delivered online asynchronously and meets face-to-face only for assessments/testing on times/dates specified in the syllabus. Face-to-face activities must be planned in accordance with health and safety guidelines adopted by UNCW.
SOFT A course that is delivered online synchronously and meets face-to-face only for assessments/testing on times/dates specified in the syllabus. Face-to-face activities must be planned in accordance with health and safety guidelines adopted by UNCW.
F2FXL This face-to-face section is “cross-listed” with an online synchronous section. Students in this section are expected to participate in person, observing room capacity and health/safety guidelines while other students participate synchronously online. Instruction for this section may be converted to online if required by the University during the term and/or if required due to faculty/student COVID-19 illness. (Note for Course Schedule Builders: Specialized technology is required for the course location to deliver this type modality; specific classrooms will have to be utilized.
OLSYNXL This online section is “cross-listed” with a face-to-face section. Students in this section participate in class synchronously from remote locations while other students participate via face-to-face instruction. (Note for Course Schedule Builders: Specialized technology is required for the course location to deliver this type modality; specific classrooms will have to be utilized.
AOSO A course that is mostly delivered asynchronously; however, there are some required synchronous instructional activities (e.g. Guest Speakers, Campus Events, Specialized instruction, testing/assessment, etc.). Details on synchronous course requirements will be provided in the syllabus.
OLASY A course that is delivered 100% online asynchronously and has no required face-to-face meetings and no location or time assigned.
OLSYN A course that is delivered 100% online synchronously and has no required face-to-face meetings and no location assigned.