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How to Add a Class

Find out how to add a class for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Before classes begin, through Week 2

  1. To add a class that's open, follow the regular enrollment procedure in WebReg. If you wish to switch sections of course, it is considered a drop and add transaction, and all drop/ add/ change deadlines apply.
  2. If a class is full, you may add your name to the wait list via WebReg, and follow the wait list procedures.
  3. Graduate students,  work with your graduate coordinators when altering your quarter class schedule to ensure you are meeting all campus, graduate program, and field area requirements and standards.

Note: The official university deadline to add classes (including Special Studies classes) is Friday of Week 2.

Week 3 through Week 10

  1. Requests to add classes after Week 2 are not guaranteed. Check with the academic department offering the course for specific guidelines.
  2. Submit add card, approved by both instructor and department offering the course, to the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. on Friday of the final week of instruction.
  3. Add cards are available at the department or Office of the Registrar.

Summer Session classes

If you are a Summer Session student, the deadline to add a class is the end of Week 1. For dates and information on Summer Session 3, see the Summer Session calendar. If you wish to switch sections of a course, it is considered a drop and add transaction, all drop/ add/ change deadlines apply.

  1. Requests to add classes after Week 1  are not guaranteed.  Check with the academic department offering the course for specific guidelines.
  2. Submit an add card, approved by both instructor and department offering the course, to the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m. on Friday of the 4th week of instruction for Summer Session I and II.
  3. Add cards are available at the department or the Office of the Registrar.

Due to the varying dates in Special Session, students are required to submit an add card with instructor signature and department stamp approval to the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m., Friday before the last week of instruction. For more Special Session dates, please see the Summer Session calendar.