Waitlist Information

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Is the class you want closed? …GET WAITLISTED!

Taft College has official waitlists for all classes. Login to your Cougar Tracks portal to get waitlisted!

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Login to Cougar Tracks Registration System
  2. Click on Student, Registration, Look upClasses
  3. Search for the class you are interested in taking
  4. Select the class and Register
  5. If there are no seats available, check theWL (Waitlist) box
  7. An Error message will appear. Continue and under the action box, click “Waitlist”
  9. You are now waitlisted!

What happens next?

If a seat becomes available in the class, you will be notifiedwith registration
instructions via email. You will have 72 hours from the time the e-mail was sent
to register for theclass. If you do not register for the class within 72 hours, you
will be removed from the waitlist. Waitlist functionality ends on the day of the
first class meeting! Be sure to check your junk mailbox!

Frequently AskedQuestions

Q:What if I don’t register for the class within 72 hours, but I stillwant the

A:If you do not register for the class within 72 hours, you will be removed
from the waitlist, and the next student on the waitlistwill be offered the
open seat. It is your responsibility to re-add yourself to the waitlist if you did
not register for the class during thespecified time. Don’t forget to pay by
the deadline!

Q:What if I am on the waitlist for a class that is at the same timeas another
class I’m registered for?

A: You are allowed to get on a waitlist for other classes offered atthe same
time. If you desire to add the new class section, you must first drop the
section you are enrolled in to be eligible to register for the new section.

Q:Can I get waitlisted for more than one section of the sameclass?

A:Yes. You can be on as many waitlists as you would like, even multiple
sections of the same class (ex: Engl 1500-30 and Engl 1500-40). There is no
limit on the number of class sections you can be waitlisted for.

Q:What if I don’t meet the pre-requisite for the class?

A:If you do not meet the pre-requisite(s) for the class, you are not eligible
to be added to the waitlist.

Q:What if I’m enrolled in another section of the class but really want a
different section that is closed?

A: If you are already enrolled in a class, you are not allowed to get on a
waitlist for other sections of the same class.

Q:What if I have attempted this classbefore?

A:If you have attempted the class previously, and are unable to registerfor
the class, please contact the Counseling Center at 661-763-7748.

Q:How many students can get on a waitlist?

A:The maximum number of students that can be on a waitlist for any class is

Q:Can I remove myself from the waitlist of a class I no longerwant?

A. Yes. Under the Registration menu, click on “Add or Drop Classes.” Follow
the steps and SUBMIT your changes.

Q:What if I am still on the waitlist when the classstarts?

A. Waitlist functionality ends on the first day the class meets forthat

Q:How do I update my email address with TaftCollege?

A:You can update your email by completing a Student Information Change
Form available in the Admissions Office, 661-763-7741, or online through
your Cougar Tracks portal.

Q:What if I don’t have an email account?

A: Everyone has an email account. If you specified on your admissions
application for Taft College that you did not have an email account, you were
assigned an email account. Contact 661-763-7741 for further information.

Q:How long do I have to pay for my class(es)?

A:The payment deadlines are specified each semester, and are available in the
Counseling Center, 661-763-7748, or online in the Class Schedule [link to Class
Schedule page]: