Registration Phases

Registration occurs in phases.

Phase I

  • A pre-determined set of courses will be reserved for students who have declared the appropriate field-of-study (major, minor, concentration, or endorsement) for the course.
  • If any of the reserved courses becomes full, an online wait list will be activated for it. The same field-of-study requirements also apply to the wait list.
  • No automation of wait lists will occur during this phase.
  • At the end of this phase, college/school dean's offices will review the wait lists and make any necessary enrollment adjustments.

Phase II

  • Reserved courses will be made available to students of all fields-of-study (and their wait lists, if they exist).  All permanent registration restrictions, such as pre-requisites, classification (seniors, juniors, etc.) restrictions, and level (undergraduate, graduate, etc.), restrictions will remain in place, and some courses still may be reserved for an expanded set of fields of study.
  • Students who did not meet the field-of-study restrictions during Phase I but do meet the permanent restrictions may register (or wait-list, if available) for the course.
  • Shortly after Phase II begins, online wait lists will become automated.

Phase III

  • This phase begins with the start of the semester.
  • Blueview will not be available for students to perform adds or drops.
  • To add or drop a class, students must obtain the appropriate signatures on add/drop slips and submit the slips to their dean's office.
University News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.