Updates & iBid Schedule
Executive MBA Students
    Round Actions Opens Deadline
    Round 1 Add/Drop Wednesday, April 3, 7:00am(CDT) Monday, April 22, 9:00am (CDT)
    Round 2 Add/Drop Monday, May 13, 7:00am (CDT) Monday, May 20, 9:00am (CDT)
    Round 3 Add/Drop Monday, June 10, 9:00am (CDT) Tuesday, July 30, 9:00am (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.

Autumn 2019 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) August 9, 5:00pm August 19, 5:00pm August 20, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping August 20, 5:00pm August 22, 5:00pm August 23, by Noon 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) August 26, Noon Sept 11, 11:59pm Sept 12, by Noon Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Sept 12, 5:00pm Sept 13, 9:00am Sept 13, by Noon 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created Sept 13, 5:00pm Sept 18, 11:59pm Sept 19, by Noon 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management Sept 19, 5:00pm Sept 30, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops