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Bidding and Registration Dates





Winter 2023
BID PHASE 1

October 28 at 9am to October 31 at 5pm

Use points to bid on sections allocated to your program. (Sections 60s, 80s and 90s (Chicago) for Evening students, and Sections 70s, 80s and 90s (Chicago) for Weekend students, and Sections 40s and 50s for Evening and Weekend students.)
100% Drop Only (100% bid point refund)

November 2 at 12pm to November 3 at 5pm

Drop any enrollments secured in Bid Phase 1 for a 100% refund of bid points for use in Bid Phase 2.
BID PHASE 2 November 4 at 12pm to November 7 at 5pm
Use points to bid on open seats allocated to Evening or Weekend programs (Sections 40s and 50s in Evanston, and Sections 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s in Chicago).
100% Drop Only (100% bid point refund) November 9 at 12pm to November 10 at 5pm
Drop any enrollments (from Phase 1 or Phase 2) for a 100% refund of bid points for use in Bid Phase 3.
BID PHASE 3 November 11 at 12pm to November 14 at 5pm
Use points to bid on open seats in any program (with the exception of core courses, which you must take on your home campus).
75% Drop Only (75% bid point refund) November 16 at 12pm to November 17 at 5pm
Drop any enrollments (from Phase 1, 2 or 3) for a 75% refund of bid points for use in Pay What You Bid.
PAY WHAT YOU BID November 29 at 9am to December 5 at 12pm

Use points to bid on any open seats, or for a waitlist position.

Drop any enrollments (from Phase 1, 2 or 3) for a 50% refund of bid points for use in Pay What You Bid.

50% Drop Only, Conditional Drop December 6 at 12pm to December 16 at 8:30am
Continue to drop any enrollments for a 50% refund of bid points. (Drops from a waitlist or no promotion into class results in 100% refund of bid points.)

Waitlist promotions in real time.

Set conditional drops to ensure waitlist promotion if you are at or near your credit maximum.
New Evening Student Registration December 7 at 12pm to December 8 at 11:30am Incoming Evening students register for core courses.
New Weekend Student Registration December 8 at 12pm to December 9 at 11:30am Incoming  Weekend students register for core courses.
ALL New Evening & Weekend Student Registration
December 9 at 12pm to December 11 at 10pm
Continued registration for all incoming Evening & Weekend students.
ADD/DROP (50% Bid Point Refund, 10-Week, 1st 5-Week, 2nd 5-Week courses) December 16 at 9am to January 9 at 8am

Real-time enrollment into open seats and addition to waitlists.

Drop any enrollments for a 50% refund of bid points. (Drops from a waitlist or no promotion into class results in 100% refund of bid points.)

Drops will not result in a "W" (withdraw) on the transcript.

Waitlist promotions in real time.

Set conditional drops to ensure waitlist promotion if you are at or near your credit maximum.

Drop 10-Week and 1st 5-Week courses by January 9 at 8am to receive 100% tuition refund

ADD/DROP (50% Bid Point Refund, 2nd 5-Week courses ONLY) January 9 at 8:01am to February 13 at 8am

Real-time enrollment into open seats and addition to waitlists for 2nd 5-week courses ONLY.

Continue to drop 2nd 5-Week enrollments for a 50% refund of bid points.

Waitlist promotions in real time.

Drop 2nd 5-Week courses by February 13 at 8am to receive 100% tuition refund


Pass/No Credit Election Begins: November 11 at 12pm

Ends: January 16 at 8am (1st 5-Week Classes)

Ends: January 23 at 8am (10-Week Classes)

Ends: February 20 at 8am (2nd 5-Week Classes)
To elect the P/NC grading option, log into the Pass/No Credit System using your NetID and password.
Withdrawal Period for 10-week classes January 9 at 8:01am to
February 13 at 8am
During the Withdrawal period, students may continue to drop unwanted 10-week courses.

A drop during the Withdrawal period will be noted on your transcript with a W. The W is a GPA-neutral record notation that simply indicates the timing of the course drop.
Withdrawal Period for First 5-week classes January 9 at 8:01am to January 23 at 8am
During the Withdrawal period, students may continue to drop unwanted 1st 5-week courses.

A drop during the Withdrawal period will be noted on your transcript with a W. The W is a GPA-neutral record notation that simply indicates the timing of the course drop.
Withdrawal Period for Second 5-week classes February 13 at 8:01am to February 27 at 8am
During the Withdrawal period, students may continue to drop unwanted 2nd 5-week courses.

A drop during the Withdrawal period will be noted on your transcript with a W. The W is a GPA-neutral record notation that simply indicates the timing of the course drop.


For all other academic dates, please visit the academic calendar.