Drop/Add Procedures

Drop/Add Procedures

Drop/Add Information

**Waitlists will be purged Jan. 10, 2023. No students can be added to waitlists after this point.**

Students may make changes to their schedules by dropping classes and adding classes with open spaces without permission through the first week of classes. Instructor permission is required for closed courses and all courses during the second week of classes. See Course Information for available courses.

All schedule changes must be processed before 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.

Undergraduate Online Drop/Add

8:30 a.m. Jan. 11 – 11:59 p.m. Jan. 23

Starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, undergraduate students will be able to add open courses online in Banner Self-Service. Registration pins are not required. Access to closed courses will require instructor permission. Electronic overrides may be obtained by sending your BUID number to the faculty member attached to the course. Email permission can be forwarded to registrar@bucknell.edu.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their course changes online prior to the Jan. 23 deadline.

Starting Jan. 24: In-person Registration With Instructor Permission Required

8:30 a.m. Jan. 24–4:30 p.m. Jan. 30

Starting Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, all course additions require instructor permission. Please bring your completed drop/add Form along with all required permissions/signatures to one of the registration windows in Marts Hall.

Drop/Add Form (PDF)

All schedule changes (including section changes) must be filed prior to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2023. Any changes made after this point may result in a “W” grade.

Underload/Overload Approvals

  • If you are dropping below 4 credits, you must secure permission from your adviser and associate dean for a course underload.
  • If you are going above 4.75 credits, you must secure permission from your adviser and associate dean for a course overload.

Course load request

Contact Details



Office of the Registrar
102 Marts Hall