San Diego Community College District
Instructional Services and Planning
Instructional Services

Enrollment Management System

The new Enrollment Management System (EMS) is available online at As you get familiar with the system you can refer to our EMS training and support site.

SB1440 Resource

To help answer questions regarding the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (SB1440), we have added a page that includes an overview of the Act, information about the finalized Transfer Model Curriculum, and other resources.

This information can be found here.  We will continue updating the state as additional information is released by the State Chancellor’s Office.  Please let us know if you have any questions or if we can be of any further assistance.

Campus Photo Gallery slideshow

We visited each campus photographing students and staff, as well as the landscape and buildings unique to each. Click here to see a slideshow of the best of the photo shoot.

New CurricUNET Quick Help Guides

We've added new online support for CurricUNET. Quick help guides and online video tutorials are now available to guide you through the process. Just follow this link to get started.

New Curriculum Approval Handbook Available:

The State Chancellor's office has released a draft fifth edition of the 2012 Curriculum Approval Handbook, revised June 5, 2013. A link to the drafted handbook will also be available in the Resources section under Curriculum on the Instructional Services website.

Important CurricUNET Update:

Beginning Spring Semester, a change will be made to the hours/units entry in CurricUNET. You'll no longer have to enter hour and unit values for courses, only unit values and CurricUNET will calculate the total hours for the course.* Click here for instructions.

*Some exceptions apply see the link to the instructions above for more information.

Instructional Services News:

Instructional Services has added a new Class Schedule Style Guide and several Resources to help staff involved in the production of the printed class schedule.  You will also find links to these guides and tips under the Publications tab.

Program Section Now Available

The newly redesigned program section is now available for program proposal entry.  Please click here for proposal entry instructions.  And if at any time you need assistance please call the CurricUNET Help Desk x6502.

The program approval process will be available soon.  There are a few program proposals currently in the approval process that need to finish before new proposals can be pre-launched.

Online video tutorials will be available as well as on campus training sessions.  Check back for dates, time and location.

To Faculty and Staff

The purpose of these web pages is to provide pertinent information related to the timely processing of curriculum, college catalogs, articulation, transfer, timelines, and calendars.


  • Academic Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Collegiality
  • Communication
  • Innovation
  • Responsibility

Goals for 2015-2016

The Instructional Services Office (IS) will address the following goals during the year 2015-2016, in addition to routine work required to fulfill its mission.

  1. Enhance communication and collaboration between Instructional Services and District offices, colleges, Continuing Education, other institutions of higher education and the local community. (San Diego Community College District Strategic Goal 3)
  2. Develop and maintain resources to support districtwide initiatives to improve curriculum, articulation, and the curriculum management system. (San Diego Community College District Strategic Goal 1, 3, and 5)
  3. Design and creative innovative online training center to support districtwide efforts to improve educational instruction and administration. (San Diego Community College District Strategic Goal 2 and 5)
  4. Develop, manage and streamline processes to improve and enhance the publication of the Districtís online class schedule and printed catalogs. (San Diego Community College District Strategic Goal 4 and 5)