Registration overview

Registration takes place online through Self Service.  

Registration HELP

If you have questions during Registration, don't hesitate to ask for help;

  • You can call the office at 319-895-4372
  • Email
  • Stop by the office on the first floor of Old Sem, hours are 8am-4:30pm.

Registration timeline

2017-2018 Spring Registration (blocks 5-8) for first year students will occur November 9th-10th:

  • Self-Service will be turned off for all students Monday, November 6th-Wednesday, November 8th to prepare and update the system
  • Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 9th for first year students
  • The add/drop function will turn on for all students on at 12:00 Friday, November 10

Registration for returning students for blocks 1-8 of the 2018-19 academic year will occur as follows:

  • 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22rd registration add/drops closes for all students to prepare and update the system
  • 8 a.m. Monday March 26th, registration open for students with at least 21 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 27th, registration open for students with at least 11 credits 
  • 8 a.m. Thursday, March 29th, registration open for students with 10.99 or fewer credits 
  • The Add/drop function will turn on for all students at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2nd

Registration worksheet & course planning

Course changes (add/drop)

You may add or drop courses online (directions in PDF format), except in the following situations in which you will need to complete a paper Add/Drop form with appropriate signatures.

Use the paper Add/Drop form if:

  • You want to add/drop a current or future course during the first three days of a term. This period begins at 4:30 p.m. on the Friday before the term.
  • You have received permission from an instructor to go over the posted course capacity or to waive a prerequisite.
  • You want to add a vacation block or an individually arranged course such as a tutorial or a research seminar.

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