Updates & iBid Schedule
Bidding Instructions and Information
  • In iBid, you can view Chicago Booth course offerings for this academic year (Autumn 2017 through Summer 2018), 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
Announcements
  • The deadline to drop an Winter 2018 course with no tuition penalty is Tuesday, January 16 at 11:59pm.
  • The deadline to drop a First-Half 50-Unit Winter 2018 course with no tuition penalty is Tuesday, January 9 at 11:59pm.
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.

Winter 2018 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) Nov 13, 5:00pm Nov 20, 5:00pm Nov 21, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Nov 21 5:00pm Nov 27, 5:00pm Nov 28, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) Dec 6, Noon Dec 8, 8:30am Dec 8, by Noon Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Dec 8, 12:30pm Dec 11, 5:00pm Dec 12, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping Dec 12, 5:00pm Dec 17, 11:59pm Dec 18, by Noon 75% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created Dec 18, 5:00pm Dec 27, 5:00pm Dec 28, by Noon 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management Dec 28, 5:00pm Jan 10, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
Phase 6 Adding (open sections), Dropping: Second-Half 50 Unit Courses Jan 29, 5:00pm Deb 11, 11:59pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops