Updates & iBid Schedule
Bidding Instructions and Information
  • In iBid, you can view Chicago Booth course offerings for this academic year (Autumn 2018 through Summer 2019), 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 a First-Half 50-Unit Winter 2019 course with no tuition penalty is Monday, January 14 at 1:00pm via iBid.
  • The deadline to drop a 100-Unit Winter 2019 course with no tuition penalty is Sunday, January 20 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 2019 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) Nov 12, 5:00pm Nov 19, 5:00pm Nov 20, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Nov 20, 5:00pm Nov 26, 5:00pm Nov 27, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) Dec 12, Noon Dec 14, 8:30am Dec 14, by Noon Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Dec 14, 12:30pm Dec 17, 5:00pm Dec 18, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping Dec 18, 5:00pm Jan 2, 5:00pm Jan 3, by Noon 75% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created Jan 3, 5:00pm Jan 6, 11:59pm Jan 7, by Noon 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management Jan 7, 5:00pm Jan 14, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
Phase 6 Bidding (Second-Half 50 Unit Courses) Adding, Dropping Feb 4, 5:00pm Feb 18, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops