Important Note Regarding Registration Holds: Please do not wait until the last minute to resolve holds on your account this week. Some holds are not immediately released, and can take approximately two days to be removed from your account. Holds on your account will prevent the ESTHER Course Registration Planner from adding courses to your schedule. For more information, view the Holds page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
During O-Week, new Rice undergraduate students will first use the ESTHER Course Registration Planner to add and select their desired slate of classes for the Fall 2017 semester.
The ESTHER Course Registration Planner will be open beginning on Monday (8/14) of O-Week and will remain open and available through 4:00PM Thursday afternoon (8/17).
After the 4:00PM Thursday deadline, all ESTHER Course Registration Planners will be locked. Late Thursday, ESTHER will systematically make course selections and populate student schedules via an automated and randomized process. This process ensures the most equitable access to courses during registration.
Initial posted schedules will be made available on Friday (8/18) at 7:00AM. The Add/Drop Period for new first time students will open at 7:30AM and new first-time students can begin adding or dropping classes, or adding themselves to ESTHER waitlists, at that time. The Add/Drop Period continuing undergraduate students will open at 8:00AM in ESTHER.