So you’re off to university now, you’ve moved all of your stuff into your dorm, and you’ve received your class schedule, so what now?
Hopefully you’ve checked out my previous posts about:
- Back To Uni: The Essential Guide To What You Need To Take To University Or College
- The Ultimate Guide To Student Life: Productivity, Health, Finance and Food Hacks
- Back To Uni: Reading List, Citation and Bibliography Management)
Going to university is a great time of your life but sometimes you need a little help organising your time. There are many things you need to keep track of from class schedules and assignment due dates to sports games and parties (you are allowed some fun you know!) and keeping track of all of these can get confusing and stressful. In this post I look at some resources for you to keep track of your classes and coursework.
qOrganizer – Free: Windows Only
This free software built by a student helps you organise your classes, to-do list, track marks and also allows you to keep a journal as well.
My Study Life – Free: Windows, iPhone, Android, Chrome
Built from the ground up for students, My Student Life lets you organise your class and exam schedules, use week (and day) rotation, track revision, add tasks/to-dos and set reminders.
Google Calendar – Free: Windows, iPhone, Android, Chrome
You can follow this guide from Make Use Of which shows you how to set up Google calender for your college courses.
If you set up your courses in Google Calendar don’t forget you can print them out in pocket, 14 day agenda and month format using the free FlipPlan Printable Planner
Get Organized – Free: Windows
This is a fully featured class scheduler and homework organiser. Similar to qOrganizer, it may be a bit of overkill for some students but it certainly covers all of the bases. There’s also a portable version so you can carry it on a USB drive.
TimeTable – Free: Android
A really nice looking Timetable and task tracking app with reminders and a variety of widgets.
TimeTable++ Schedule – Free (Ad supported) : Android
Schedule your classes and free time with this app. The interface isn’t as clean as some of the other apps in this least but it has some great features.
My Class Schedule: Timetable – Free (Ad Supported): Android
Allows for up to 4 week rotations, mutes your device automatically when in class and a variety of widgets.
The Homework App – Your Class Assignment & Timetable Schedule Planner – Free: iPhone/iPad & Apple Watch
This is a really nice looking Timetable and homework management app. You need to buy the Pro version if you want to add teachers though.
Handy Timetable – Free: iPhone & Apple Watch
Quite a simple app that allows you to management classes, assignments and exams. Not the best looking app out there but it does the job.
Skedule: Class Timetable & Homework List – Free: iPhone & iPad
This is a really nice looking timetable app that allows you to manage your schedule and homework.
Looking for Paper-based solutions?
To track your to-do’s and homework you can use one of my free planners:
To manage your weekly overview you can use my free weekly timetable download.
And don’t forget the FlipPlan Downloadable Planner that allows you to generate customised planners.
Over To You
What do you use to manage your timetables? Does your college or university provide you with any tools? Perhaps you’ve come up with your own system – let us know in the comments!