Add an independent study section in CPS

To list a new instructor under a specified independent study section.

Select the department of the intended independent study course

Select the appropriate class (Ex: MED 199, 299, 399)

Click the green plus sign to add a new section

Within the new section, update the following fields: 

  •              Inst. Mode - select Independent Studies from the drop down
  •              Instructor - select the appropriate instructor from the drop down
  • Update the Instructor, Role to Primary Instructor, Roster to Approved, and check Print for staff listings - do NOT check print for TA listings
  • If the instructor is not listed, see instructions here 


  • Select Save Section
  • Section will be available for enrollment once saved and/or approved if workflow is required; Explore Courses will update with information overnight