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Request to Add or Swap

During the first week of the quarter, use the Add or Swap form to add a course, swap one course for another, or request a new course if your first request wasn’t successful. The form allows you to add or swap one course at a time, but you can make multiple requests.

UChicago Undergraduates

Spring 2020 enrollment is now concluded. Check back the first week of June for the Summer 2020 enrollment schedule.

Graham School Students

Spring 2020 enrollment is now concluded. Check back the first week of June for the Summer 2020 enrollment schedule.

Booth Alumni

Spring 2020 enrollment is now concluded. Check back the first week of June for the Summer 2020 enrollment schedule.

Details about Adding and Swapping

  • Add/swap requests are processed once a day, typically starting around noon.
  • Results are typically emailed by end of business day.
  • The deadline to request an add or section swap is Monday, Week 2. No exceptions will be made, even with instructor permission.

Dropping MBA-Level Courses

You may drop courses through Sunday of Week 3. To drop an MBA-level course, submit the form below. DO NOT drop an MBA-level Booth course through My.UChicago; it will result in an incomplete drop.

  • Tuition penalties for drops may vary depending on your home program.
  • The $25 Booth Book Fee is nonrefundable for courses dropped after Friday, Week 2.

Choose your form to drop a course:

UChicago Undergraduates

The Drop form is open now. Questions about deadlines and tuition repercussions should be directed to your home degree program.

Graham School Students

The Drop form is open now. Questions about deadlines and tuition repercussions should be directed to your home degree program.

Booth Alumni

The Drop form is open now. Questions about deadlines and tuition repercussions should be directed to your home degree program.

Withdrawing from MBA-Level Courses

To withdraw from an MBA-level course, email the Booth Registrar’s Office to request a withdrawal. The last day to request withdrawal from any Booth course is Friday, Week 10. 

  • Beginning Monday, Week 9, you must also obtain an email from your instructor approving the withdrawal. Forward this email to the Booth Registrar’s Office.
  • Petitions for a withdrawal to be considered a late drop are conducted through your department/division. If approved, the Booth Registrar's Office must be notified.
  • Nonattendance does not constitute dropping or withdrawing. Failure to follow this procedure will result in a failing grade.

Requesting Pass/Fail Grading

To find out whether you can take a Booth course Pass/Fail, first check the course description to see if the instructor has specified “No Pass/Fail.” No exceptions are granted.

  • To request Pass/Fail grading, complete a Pass/Fail form and email it to the Booth Registrar's Office by Friday, Week 4.

Auditing a Course

To officially audit a course, you’ll need to email the instructor’s written consent to the Booth Registrar's Office by Friday, Week 2.

  • You will be charged tuition for the course.
  • A grade of "R" will appear on your transcript.
  • Officially audited courses do not count toward degree requirements.
  • Once requested, an official audit cannot later be changed to a letter grade.
  • Check the Booth course description to see if your instructor allows auditors. 

Incomplete Grades

Requests for Incomplete grades must be approved by the instructor. Email the Incomplete form to the Booth Registrar's Office by Friday, Week 10 (Friday, Week 9 in summer).

College students must contact their advisor first in order to request an Incomplete.