Updates & iBid Schedule
Executive MBA Students
    Round Actions Opens Deadline
    Round 1 Add/Drop Monday, April 9, 9:00am(CDT) Tuesday, April 24, 9:00am (CDT)
    Round 2 Add/Drop Monday, May 21, 9:00am (CDT) Monday, May 28, 9:00am (CDT)
    Round 3 Add/Drop Wednesday, June 13, 9:00am (CDT) Monday, 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 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
  • The deadline to drop a Summer 2018 course with no tuition penalty is the end of Week 2: Sunday, July 1 at 11:59pm.
  • The deadline to drop a First-Half 50-Unit Summer 2018 course with no tuition penalty is the end of Week 1: Sunday, June 24 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.

Summer 2018 iBid Schedule

Phase Actions Opens Deadline Results Point Refunds
Phase 1 Bidding (home-program sections) May 14, 5:00pm May 22, 5:00pm May 23, by 5:00pm Not applicable
Phase 2 Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping May 23, 5:00pm May 29, 5:00pm May 30, by 5:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 1 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections) June 6, Noon June 8, 8:30am June 8, by 11:00am Not applicable
Phase 2 - New Students Bidding (home-program sections), Dropping June 8, 1:00pm June 8, 2:00pm June 8, by 4:00pm 100% point refunds for drops
Phase 3 Bidding (all sections), Dropping June 8, 5:00pm June 12, 5:00pm June 13, by 5:00pm 75% point refunds for drops
Phase 4 Bidding (all sections), Dropping, Waitlists Created June 13, 5:00pm June 17, 11:59pm June 18, by 5:00pm 50% point refunds for drops
Phase 5 Adding (open sections), Dropping, Waitlist Management June 18, 5:00pm June 25, 1:00pm Immediate/Real-Time 0% point refunds for drops