3.4 Waitlisted/Closed Classes
Students must attend the first meeting of a seminar or a course with a waitlist in order to stay enrolled in the class. A student on the waitlist who wishes to register for the class must attend the first class as well. In some cases, the professor may be able to accommodate the students on the waitlist who attend the first class. A student who wishes to drop a biddable class (whether a seminar or a course that was included in the bidding process) must do so by the date and time specified by the Office of the Registrar. (See the Academic Calendar for each quarter’s deadline at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/students/academiccalendar.) Please note that many faculty will drop students who do not attend the first class, regardless of whether or not the class has a waitlist.
Responsibility for making sure classes are dropped by the appropriate deadline rests solely with the students. Students should not rely on faculty to drop them from classes, nor should they assume that by not attending the first meeting they have been dropped from a class. Students can view their class schedule at my.uchicago.edu.