Updates & iBid Schedule
Executive MBA Students
    Round Actions Opens Deadline
    Round 1 Add/Drop Monday, May 11, 8:00am(CDT) Monday, May 16, 5:00pm (CDT)
    Round 2 Add/Drop Friday, June 5, 5:00pm (CDT) Monday, June 8, 5:00pm (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.

    Summer 2020 iBid Schedule

    Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
    Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) May 19, 5:00pm May 26, 5:00pm May 27, by 5:00pm Not applicable
    Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping May 27, 5:00pm June 1, 5:00pm June 2, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
    Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) June 3, Noon June 5, 8:30am June 5, by 11:00am Not applicable
    Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping June 5, 12:00pm June 5, 3:00pm June 5, by 4:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
    Phase 3 Bidding (all programs), Dropping, Waitlists Created June 9, 5:00pm June 15, 5:00pm June 16, by12:00pm 50% point refunds for drops
    Phase 4 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management June 16, 12:00pm June 29, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
    Drop Only Phase Dropping 100 Unit Courses Only June 29, 5:00pm July 5, 11:59pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
    Phase 5 Adding (open sections); Dropping: Second-Half 50 Unit Courses July 1, 5:00pm July 24, 5:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
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.