Fall Details & Restrictions

Fall 2022

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In order to provide declared Economics Majors with courses to fulfill their degree requirements, we allow them to have Priority Registration. Restrictions are placed on select courses to ensure they are given first choice.

 

Restriction by Course

Economics  Class Restriction Details Date Available
102

The majority of seats restricted to Freshmen and Sophomores through New Student Registration. Instructors are not able to grant overrides.

This class is currently at maximum capacity. A limited number of emergency overrides will be granted through the Override Request Form (link coming soon). It will be available Aug 15 - Aug 18 at 12pm. Override requests will be reviewed and responses sent out by August 19. Priority will be given to graduating seniors whose programs require Econ 102 or 103. 

*See below for options if class reaches maximum capacity

A limited number of unrestricted seats available starting Monday, April 4.

 

103

The majority of seats restricted to Freshmen and Sophomores through New Student Registration. Instructors are not able to grant overrides.

This class is currently at maximum capacity. A limited number of emergency overrides will be granted through the Override Request Form (link coming soon). It will be available Aug 15 - Aug 18 at 12pm. Override requests will be reviewed and responses sent out by August 19. Priority will be given to graduating seniors whose programs require Econ 102 or 103. 

*See below for options if class reaches maximum capacity

A limited number of unrestricted seats available starting Monday, April 4.

 

198 Always restricted to Econ majors. No overrides provided.
202, 203, 302 Never restricted. Open to all majors/minors. N/A
303 Always restricted to Econ majors. Exceptions listed below.
400's

Always restricted to Econ majors. 

The Econ 400 level Course Override Request Form is available until July 29. Override requests will be reviewed beginning August 1st and responses sent out by August 5th. Priority will be given to graduating seniors whose programs require a 400 level Econ course. All remaining seats will be allocated to students who meet prerequisites.

Exceptions listed below.

* Econ 102 and 103 Options:

  •  Students can take Econ 103 in the Fall before taking 102 in the Spring
  •  Students can take the Econ 102 and/or Econ 103 Proficiency Exams to earn course credit
  •  Students may take Econ 102 or 103 in the Winter or Summer terms
  •  Students may take both Econ 102 and 103 together in the Spring semester
  •  Generally, student demand decreases for both courses in the Spring semester, making it easier to get a seat in either or both courses then.

 

Restriction by Student Group

However, we do allow certain student groups and majors to have earlier access. Please read below for specific date information. All restrictions are removed manually and we are unable to guarantee an exact time classes are available. If you do not fall into a category below, you can complete our Fall 2022 Override Request (coming soon) for consideration.

Additional Student Groups Restriction Details Date Available
Students Declaring Economics Please review the Declaration Criteria for our majors & minor. The next opportunity to declare is June 6th - 24th. More information, including the Curriculum Change Form, is here. Once you declare, you will have course access within 24 hours. 
CS+ ECON Applicants

Please email our office (send your UIN, Name and 2 requested courses- using your @illinois.edu email).

*February 2022 Applicants Only*

Monday, April 4th
Dual-Degrees (approved) or Triple-Majors

Please email our office (send your UIN, Name, and requested courses- using your @illinois.edu email).

We will verify you are declared and will email you confirmation when overrides have been processed.

Please meet with an Econ Advisor often to confirm your degree requirements.

Monday, April 4th
LAS & ACE Exchange Students

Email our office (send your UIN, Name, Exchange program, and requested courses- using your @illinois.edu email).

*If your program requires a 4-credit Econ course, please indicate this in your email.

Monday, April 4th

NON- LAS & ACE  Exchange Students

We are unable to guarantee overrides into restricted courses.

You may talk with your Illinois Program Advisor to see if there is a prior agreement with ECON regarding courses.

Please email our office (send your UIN, Name, Exchange program, and requested courses- using your @illinois.edu email).

Monday, July 18th

ECON Minor Students

Approved Minor Students will be able to register for restricted courses on this date. Ensure that you have been approved for the Econ Minor, and your College has added the minor to your record (this may take 2-4 weeks to process).

Monday, April 18th

MATH Majors ECON 303 and ECON 471 will be available for registration on this date. Graduating seniors please contact Math Advising at mathadvising@illinois.edu as soon as possible and they will coordinate an override with our office.

Thursday, April 21st

Industrial Engineering - Economics & Finance Track ECON 303 and ECON 471 will be available for registration on this date. Please email our office with your request. Thursday, April 21st
ACE Majors Please contact your Departmental Advisor, Caroline Helton at chelton@illinois.edu, as soon as possible and she will coordinate an override with our office.

Monday, April 4th

ACE Minors Please contact your Departmental Advisor, Caroline Helton at chelton@illinois.edu, as soon as possible and she will coordinate an override with our office. Monday, April 4th
ACT SCI Majors ECON 303 will be available for registration on this date. Graduating seniors please contact ASRM Advising at asrm-advising@illinois.edu as soon as possible and they will coordinate an override with our office.

Thursday, April 21st

Other Majors & Additional Information If you do not fall under an above category, you can still request access to our restricted courses by completing our Override Request Form (link coming soon). No closed overrides provided. Available in August

 

Other Information

It is important you register for any required courses during your priority registration period.

Registration Errors? Please visit our Registration Error Page for information.

Students interested in declaring Economics, should do so at the next possible time, in order to be eligible to register for restricted courses.

 

Please email us at econug@illinois.edu with any questions.