Updates & iBid Schedule
Executive MBA Students
    Round Actions Opens Deadline
    Round 1 Add/Drop Monday, May 4, 8:00am(CDT) Monday, May 11, 8:00am (CDT)
    Round 2 Add/Drop Monday, June 8, 8:00am (CDT) Sunday, July 26, 8:00am (CDT)
  • In the left-side menu, click Create/Alter Schedule and Bid/Drop/Add to Add/Drop courses.
  • If the course you are looking for is not listed, this means the course has reached capacity. To be considered for the course on a waitlist, refer to the instructions on the Electives website.
  • Please contact your Program Office if you have questions about Electives or Add/Drop.
Bidding Instructions and Information
  • In iBid, you can view Chicago Booth course offerings for this academic year (Autumn 2019 through Summer 2020), bid for classes and manage your schedule.
  • Review iBid Introduction and iBid Bidding Basics (linked left) for an overview of iBid, bidding limits and points, details on the Bid, Drop and Add actions, and how the Waitlist works.
  • Throughout bidding, reference iBid FAQ for answers to specific questions about bidding, results, paying points, etc.
Questions about academic planning? Please contact your program office at:
  • Evening, Full Time and Weekend Program -- AcademicServices@lists.ChicagoBooth.edu
  • PhD Program Office -- phd@ChicagoBooth.edu
  • Dougan Scholars -- DouganScholars@ChicagoBooth.edu
System Maintenance
  • Systems Maintenance is performed on Booth systems every Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:30am (CST). During this period, you may not be able to access iBid other other Booth systems.
  • ITS also has scheduled network maintenance windows during which time you may not be able to access network resources.
  • Preferred browsers for iBid are Chrome and Firefox.

Spring 2020 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) February 24, 5:00pm March 2, 5:00pm March 3, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping March 3, 5:00pm March 9, 5:00pm March 10, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) March 11, Noon March 13, 8:30am March 13, by Noon Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping March 13, 12:45pm March 13, 2:45pm March 13, by 4pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping March 13, 5:00pm March 22, 11:59pm March 23, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created March 25, 5:00pm March 29, 11:59pm March 30, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management March 30, 5:00pm Apr 13, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 6 Adding (open sections); Dropping: Second-Half 50 Unit Courses Apr, 14:00pm May 11, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 100% point refunds for drops