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Closed classes usually offer waitlists.

All waitlists are handled through in BengalWeb.

If a course is closed, a “C” is displayed in the Select column instead of a checkbox. Copy the CRN, enter it in the worksheet, and then click Submit Changes. The course appears under Registration Add Errors below Current Schedule.

  1. Click the down arrow under Action next to the course, and choose Add to Waitlist. Click Submit Changes.
  2. Add to Waitlist

  3. Class is added to your Current Schedule with Add to Waitlist as status.
  4. Waitlisted

  5. If an opening occurs, an email is sent to your ISU email address. You have 24 hours to add the class. To add a waitlisted class, see instructions below.
  6. If you no longer want to be on a waitlist, please follow instructions above to DROP THE CLASS to remove your name.
  7. To see a list of waitlisted classes, click on the My Registration History link in the Registration Tools portlet on the Academic Tools link.

Things to know about waitlists:

  • It is first come first serve (not by class level).
  • See your position on the waitlist on the detailed class schedule in BengalWeb, Academic Tools link.

Adding a Waitlisted Class

  1. When you receive an email at your ISU email address telling you there is an opening in a class you have been waitlisted for, you have 24 hours to go into BengalWeb and add that class. 
  2. Go to the Academic Tools link and click on Add or Drop Classes in the Registration Tools portlet.
  3. Select the term you are registering for, then click Submit.
  4. Your current schedule will appear. The class you are waitlisted for will show **Add to Waitlist** under the Status heading.
  5. Click on the drop down arrow under the Action heading and highlight the Web Registered option.

  6. Click on Submit Changes at the bottom of the page to register for this class. The Status will change to Web Registered.

Additional Information
If you are on the waitlist for a different section of a class you are already registered for, you must drop the other section before you can add the new section.  You can do both actions at the same time by highlighting Web Drop under the Action heading for the class you wish to drop, then highlight Web Registered for the waitlisted class you wish to add.  Click on Submit Changes to finalize.