Information on wait lists at the Newhouse School

The Spring 2021 Newhouse Wait List Portal will be open from:

8:30 a.m. Dec. 8—12 p.m. Jan. 29 EDT

All wait list requests will be answered before the add deadline (Monday Feb. 1).

Note: Reduction in classroom space to meet social distancing requirements has made convenience changes to schedules extremely difficult and we may not be able to fulfill all requests. Contact the Undergraduate Advising Office to get assistance building a backup plan for the new semester.

Who should fill out a Newhouse wait list form?

• Any Newhouse major or minor student who has been unable to register for a required course in Newhouse. You should only fill out the form after you try to enroll in the course and are unsuccessful.

• Students requesting permission to enroll in a course for which they do not have the prerequisites, or do not meet the requirements for registration.

• Students who have taken alternate courses to fulfill a prerequisite that the system does not recognize.

• Non-Newhouse majors or minors who would like to take a Newhouse course.

Can a professor give me permission to enroll in their course instead of filling out a wait list form?

Everyone must fill out a wait list form to request permission to enroll.  Professors CANNOT give permission to enroll in a class except for those courses which are listed with professor or department consent restrictions.


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