Taking Courses at Booth

Graduate and Professional Student Registration

Important Information for Spring 2020

  • Spring Quarter classes will start Monday, April 6th. All instruction will be online.
  • Non-Booth enrollment will still begin on Monday, March 30th. This will allow Canvas access to be finalized prior to the first class session.
  • Review the Seat Availability report to see if a course is closed, or to estimate your chances of successfully enrolling in a course.
  • Waitlists are not created for Booth courses and seats are not added to full courses, even with all instruction moving to an online format.

  • Check for any strict prerequisites or enrollment restrictions before submitting your registration request.

  • The last day to add or swap a section is Friday, week 1 (April 10).

  • The drop deadline and tuition penalties for Spring 2020 are determined by your home degree program.

  • The Pass/Fail request deadline for Spring 2020 is Friday, week 7 (May 22).

Request Enrollment (Pre-registration)

  • Use the Registration Request Form link (below) to submit your enrollment request.The link is only live when the Request Form is active.
  • To increase your chance of getting into a class, fill out the Request Enrollment form as soon as possible after it opens.
  • You can be enrolled in a maximum of three Booth courses per quarter. In the Pre-Registration form you may indicate a preference for up to 2 courses with 1 alternate section per course.
  • Once you complete the Request Form, a copy will be automatically emailed to you as a record of your request. Completing the Request Form does not mean you are enrolled in a Booth course; it is only a record of your request.
  • If you change your mind, fill out the form again with a new request. The Booth Registrar’s office will only process your most recent request.
  • On the day the online form closes, the Booth Registrar’s office processes non-Booth requests in timestamp order. If a seat is open in a course you are eligible for, you will be enrolled.
  • The results of your request will be emailed to you by the Booth Registrar's Office according to the schedule below.
  • View your successful enrollment(s) in my.UChicago the day after receiving the confirmation email.
  • If initial your request was not successful, or if you wish to make changes, you may submit another enrollment request using the Add or Swap form.

Add or Swap

  • This link becomes active at 5pm on Monday March 30th and processing begins Wednesday afternoon.
  • This abbreviated request form allows you to request enrollment or swap for one course at a time.
  • You may submit multiple requests--All requests will be processed.
  • Requests are processed once per day, typically starting around noon.
  • Results are typically emailed by end of business day.
  • The deadline to request an add or section swap is Friday, April 10. No exceptions will be made, even with instructor permission.

Drops for Spring 2020

  • The drop schedule and associated tuition penalties for Spring 2020 are determined by your home program. 


Requests Collected

Requests Processed

Results Emailed

Request Enrollment

Monday, 3/23 at 10am - Monday, 3/30 at 8am

Monday, 3/30

Monday, 3/30 by 4:30pm

Request to Add or Swap

Monday, 3/30 at 5pm - Friday, 4/10 at 8am

Every business day, 4/1-4/10
starting at noon

Every business day, 4/1-4/10
by 5:00pm


Monday, 3/30 at 3pm - Sunday, 4/26 at 11:59pm

Every business day, 3/30-4/26

Every business day, 3/30-4/26

 **Drops requested after 5pm Friday through midnight on Sunday will be processed on Monday and backdated.