Current Undergraduate Students
Waitlist Requests

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The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences does not utilize the waitlist functionality found in Caesar. Instead, we handle waitlist requests internally. Instructions for requesting permission numbers for courses in the department are given below. Please read these instructions in their entirety before submitting a waitlist request.

Fall 2020

To request permission numbers for Fall 2020 courses, use the link below. You must log in with your account in order to access the form. If you need to change a previously submitted request, please submit a new request and indicate in the "Special Circumstances" box that you are editing a previously submitted request.  Please do not contact course instructors to request access to an IE course.  They will simply refer you to this page; all waitlist requests for undergraduate courses are handled centrally by the department.  Do not submit waitlist requests until after your regular registration date has arrived, as this process is intended to work in tandem with regular registration.

Link for Waitlist Request

Important Dates

  • Waitlists will be processed on August 31st, September 16th, September 18th, and September 21st.
  • No submissions will be accepted after 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 21st.
  • Regular registration for current students begins on February 24th and ends on April 6th.
  • Students may add a fifth course beginning on Wednesday, September 16th.
  • The deadline to add a course is Tuesday, September 22nd.

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Waitlist Policies

  • If you are requesting to be waitlisted for more than one course, you must submit a separate request for each.
  • Once a class has filled, it is closed to enrollment except by permission number. If a student subsequently withdraws and the class shows seats available, those seats will be filled from the waitlist. 
  • Waitlists will be processed on the dates listed for the quarter. If you do not receive an email by 6:00 p.m. on one of these dates, first double check your email and your spam folder, and then contact the department at
  • General updates on waitlists will be included in the IEMS Weekly Digest. You can find the current issue and archives of past issues at
  • The Farley Center is handling all waitlist requests for IEMS 225, IEMS 325, and all other entrepreneurship courses. For details, please visit their website at

Graduate Courses

  • If you are requesting admission to MEM courses then please contact the MEM program directly at
  • If you are requesting permission to enroll in any other 400-level or higher course, please contact

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Additional Courses

  • Students may not register for a fifth course before the first day of classes for the quarter. Permission numbers will not be generated before then for students who indicate the requested course will be registered as a fifth course. If you indicate that a course will not be your fifth course, you must use any generated permission number before the expiration date. 
  • For any issues with the form, please contact