Add/Drop–Important Deadlines to Enter in your Planner

Here is a summary of the most common course deadlines.  There are even more deadlines listed on the Office of the Registrar’s website:

Adding and Dropping the First Week of Classes

You may add and drop courses the first week of the semester via MyUI. This option ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 2.

Adding and Dropping the Second Week and On

  • Adding courses (Paper Form Needed)
    Starting Tuesday, September 3, you will have to use a paper Change of Registration Form to add courses or change sections.  You can get a change of registration form:
    • You will an instructor’s signature to add or change sections.
    • You’ll also need an advisor’s signature if you are a prebusiness student or if you are a student admitted to the Tippie College in your first year of enrollment at the University.
    • You do not need an advisor’s signature to change sections of the same class.

The last day to add semester-length courses is Monday, September 9.

  • Dropping Courses (MyUI or Paper Form)
    • Starting Tuesday, September 3, you may continue to drop courses using MyUI. You will be prompted about the permissions you’ll need to drop.  Student-Athletes and International students require additional permissions.
    • Instructor’s permissions are NOT required for dropping courses.
    • If you are a prebusiness student or if you are a student admitted to the Tippie College in your first year of enrollment at the University, you will be required to meet with your advisor to receive permission to drop a course.
    • Tippie students in their second year and above do not need an advisor’s permission to drop.

The last day to drop semester-length courses without a W is Monday, September 9 Starting September 10 you will have a “W” on  your transcript when you drop a semester length course.

The last day to drop semester-length courses is Monday, November 4.

Additional Deadlines
To look up deadlines for your courses especially those that are off-cycle (not the full semester) :

Student Employment Job Fair – Wed. August 28th 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Fall Student Employment Job Fair (August 28, 2019) from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM in the IMU Main Lounge! This year, we anticipate 20 or more employers in attendance, with a number of them interviewing that day in the IMU.

Some final reminders before the fair:

* Bring your work availability schedule. Be aware not only your class schedule but any other class-related or volunteer obligations so that you know when you are available to work.

* Come dressed as you are – if you have something a little nicer to wear that day that’s always great to make the best first impression.

* Be prepared to complete a job application or provide a resume to employers. Bring contact information for references. Pomerantz Career Center staff will be available for resume help. If you are applying for Work-Study jobs, bring your Work-Study Verification from MyUI. You must be able to verify employment eligibility within three days of employment. A list of acceptable verification documents can be viewed at Staff from the Office of Financial Aid will be available at the Fair to answer questions you may have.

* Research the employers and job opportunities before the Job Fair. Review the list of registered employers at

* Be aware of the Student Job Fair hours of 11a.m.-3p.m. If you have class during that time period and can’t attend, be sure to check out jobs on Handshake. If you need contact information for an employer, contact Student Employment staff at 319-335-1023 or and we’ll help you.

Upcoming Employer of the Day – Week of August 26th

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming week.  Stop by their event or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organization!

More details on these employer visits can be found at, under the Events

The Employer of the Day for the week of August 26th

  • GEICO–Monday, August 26th 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., South Galleria, Pappajohn Business Building

For more details please direct students to the Upcoming Events and Fair Search tabs in