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You will need a HawkID and password to log into MyUI and register for courses. If you already have a HawkID or have had one previously, you can reset your password on the HawkID website. If you are new to the University, you will be asked to select a HawkID and password after you submit an application for admission.

Important Registration Dates

Registration dates

   Courses listed on MyUI  Early Registration  Courses begin
 SUMMER 2017  October 10, 2016  March 6-10, 2017  Date varies (May-Aug)
 FALL 2017          February 6, 2017  April 10-21, 2017  August 21, 2017
 WINTER 2017  August 14, 2017  November 6-17, 2017  December 27, 2017
 SPRING 2018  October 9, 2017  November 6-17, 2017  January 16, 2018
 SUMMER 2018  October 9, 2017  March 5-9, 2018  Date varies (May-Aug)


Current Students

If you are currently enrolled in courses at the University of Iowa or have been enrolled in the last 12 months you can log into MyUI with your HawkID and password and register for your course. If you are unable to register, please call 319-335-2852 or email dce-registration@uiowa.edu for assistance.


New & Returning Students

  • Interested in just taking a class?  If you have never taken a course at the University of Iowa you will need to complete a short application to register for courses.  Follow the APPLY link for instruction on being admitted as a non-degree student.
  • If you are interested in applying to a degree program follow the APPLY link to find the appropriate application to complete, or consult the department if you have questions.
  • If you have taken courses at the University of Iowa in the past, but more than 12 months have passed since your last enrollment, follow the APPLY link for instructions on applying for re-entry to the University.


Registration Changes

You can add or drop your courses on MyUI for the first five days of the fall and spring semesters. After that you will need permissions to make changes to your course schedule. Click here to view the Registrar’s website about adding courses, dropping courses, or withdrawing from all of your courses. If you need assistance with registration changes please call 319-335-2852 or email dce-registration@uiowa.edu for assistance.


Academic Deadlines

Academic deadlines are published on the Registrar’s website, here. To find out the specific deadlines for adding, dropping or withdrawing you can click on the course deadline page here. If you are unsure about deadlines for your course, please contact us at 319-335-2852 or dce-registration@uiowa.edu.