PeopleSoft Course Waitlists at SAIC

Starting with Fall 2018 registration, the large majority of SAIC courses will offer a waitlist option when all seats in a class have been filled. By adding yourself to a waitlist, you are authorizing PeopleSoft to automatically enroll you in the class, should a spot become available.

This site contains instructions and resources for students and faculty as they utilize PeopleSoft waitlists. Use the Quicklinks to the right to access the information.

Student Resources:

Waitlist Quick Overview: A printer-friendly one-page handout for students summarizing the best way to utilize waitlists

Before You Use Waitlists--Full Guide for Students: A longer guide with greater detail and explanation on how students can successfully use this resource. Also helpful for academic advisors and other staff

Student FAQ: Explanation of waitlists using the "Frequently Asked Questions" format

Self-Service Screenshot Instructions (How-to): Step-by-step instructions on using PeopleSoft Self-Service to sign up for a waitlist

Faculty Resources:

Waitlist Guide for Faculty: Comprehensive resource for faculty structured as an FAQ

Add/Drop Form: For printing a paper Add/drop form (also available at the Registrar's Office or Academic Advising)


Office of Academic Advising

36 S Wabash, Suite 1204

312.629.6800 to schedule an appointment

Open 8:30am-5pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm Friday during Fall/Spring, late hours until 6pm Monday – Thursday during Add/Drop

Walk-in hours all day

Office of Registration and Records

36 S Wabash, Suite 1450


Open 8:30-4:30pm during the semester, late hours Monday -Thursday until 6pm during Add/Drop