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 Autumn 2017 course with no tuition penalty is the end of Week 2: Sunday, October 8 at 11:59pm.
  • The deadline to drop a First-Half 50-Unit Autumn 2017 course with no tuition penalty is the end of Week 1: Sunday, October 1 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.

Autumn 2017 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) Aug 11, 5:00pm Aug 21, 5:00pm Aug 22, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Aug 22 5:00pm Aug 24, 5:00pm Aug 25, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) Aug 28, Noon Sept 10, 11:59pm Sept 12, by Noon Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Sept 12, Noon Sept 13 11:59pm Sept 15, by Noon 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping Sept 15, 5:00pm Sept 17, 11:59pm Sept 18, by Noon 75% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created Sept 18, 5:00pm Sept 20, 11:59pm Sept 21, by Noon 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management Sept 21, 5:00pm Sept 28, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
Phase 6 Adding (open sections), Dropping: Second-Half 50 Unit Courses Oct 30, 5:00pm Nov 5, 11:59pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops