Full Registration Timeline, PDF copy here.
Spring 2020 Timeline
|11/04/19 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Waitlist Lottery resumes and will run after 3PM EST on weekdays (excluding holidays), through Friday, December 6. Students awarded seats will have 24 hours to claim them.|
|11/28/19 – 11/29/19||All Students||THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY: No classes meet; no waitlist lotteries run.|
|12/06/19 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Last Waitlist Lottery before the exam period will run after 3PM EST. Students awarded seats will have 24 hours to claim them.|
|12/9/19 – 9:00 AM||All Students||All registration services in MyAccess will close at 9AM EST (reopens after exams)|
|12/10/19 – 12/21/19||All Students||Final Exams: All registration services will be suspended during exams; no waitlist lotteries run.|
|12/21/19 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Registration services will reopen at 3 PM EST – “Registration (Add, Drop, or Waitlist Courses)” link will remain open to continuing and upperclass J.D. students through the end of Spring Add/Drop Period on Tuesday, January 21.|
|12/23/19 – 1/1/20||All Students||WINTER BREAK HOLIDAY: No waitlist lotteries run|
|01/02/20 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Wailist Lottery resumes and will run after 3PM EST on weekdays (excluding holidays), through Friday, January 17. Students awarded seats will have 24 hours to claim them.|
|01/06/20||All Students||Week One elective courses begin for Graduate and upperclass J.D. students. Note: If students elect to take a Week One class, mandatory attendance is required.|
|01/13/20||All Students||Regular semester-long classes begin.|
|01/17/20 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Last Waitlist Lottery for Spring 2020 courses will run after 3PM EST. Students awarded seats will have 24 hours to claim them.|
|01/20/20||All Students||MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY: No classes meet.|
|01/21/20 – 3:00 PM||All Students||Spring Add/Drop period ends at 3PM EST – all Spring schedules must be finalized.|
|01/22/20||All Students||Last Chance Lottery for Spring courses (details sent by email during Add/Drop)|
Note: Any changes to this timeline will be communicated through Georgetown’s email system and on the Office of the Registrar website. Each student has a Georgetown Google Apps for Education account and should check this account regularly.
To be included in the waitlist lottery for courses, students must add themselves to waitlisted courses by 3:00 p.m.
After the Add/Drop Period, course withdrawals must be approved by an academic advisor and are subject to the Tuition Refund Schedule. A withdrawal notation (“W”) will be posted to the transcript for the withdrawn course. See Course Withdrawals – Upperclass Students for the full policy, instructions, and the request form.
J.D. students should submit their Cross Campus Registration requests to the Office of Academic Affairs. Graduate Programs students should send requests to their Academic Advisor/Program Director. For credit policies and enrollment procedures, see JD or Graduate Programs chapter on Credit for Courses in the Undergraduate or Graduate Schools of the University of the Student Handbook.
Last Chance Lottery details are sent by email during the Add/Drop Period.