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 Spring 2018 course with no tuition penalty is Sunday, April 8 at 11:59pm.
  • The deadline to drop a First-Half 50-Unit Spring 2018 course with no tuition penalty is Sunday, April 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.

Spring 2018 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) Feb 19, 5:00pm Feb 26, 5:00pm Feb 27, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping Feb 27 5:00pm March 5, 5:00pm March 6, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) March 14, Noon March 16, 8:30am March 16, by 11:00am Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping March 16, 12:45pm March 16, 1:45pm March 16, by 4:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping March 16, 5:00pm March 20, by 5:00pm March 21, by Noon 75% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created March 21, 5:00pm March 25, 5:00pm March 26, by 5:00pm 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management March 26, 5:00pm April 2, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops
Phase 6 Adding (open sections), Dropping: Second-Half 50 Unit Courses April 23, 5:00pm May 6, 11:59pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops