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Course Search & Enroll - My Courses Tab


Learn how to use My Courses Tab in Course Search & Enroll app. View your cart, enrolled, wait list, dropped and courses saved for later. Drop or swap courses and enroll from the wait list.


The My Courses tab keeps your lists of selected and saved courses, and is where you will enroll, drop, or swap courses.

shopping_cart Cart (courses list)

As you added courses to your Cart (from the Search tab), the campus’s enrollment system has checked that you are eligible to take these courses.

error “Problems with course” validation messages

When there is a reason why you can’t go forward with enrollment, you’ll see a validation message to help you make a change. Common situations include not meeting the prerequisites for the course, needing permission to take the course, or exceeding the number of credits allowed in the term.

error “Sections not chosen” message

The Cart will also remind you to choose your section(s) for the course.

Schedule (add all courses)
Before you enroll, you can use the Scheduler to compare different weekly schedules of sections in your Cart courses. You can also add in blocks of time (“breaks”) during which you don’t want any courses planned, reserving time for a job, student clubs, sports activities, etc.


  • Scheduler imports the courses in your Cart, ignoring any validation messages.
  • Sections changes made in Scheduler will update these sections in your cart.

Schedule planner

Edit your cart
You can delete/enroll in one or more courses at a time.
For more information about the enrollment process, see Add & Enroll in Classes KB.

done Enrolled (courses list)

View your successfully enrolled courses in the Enrolled list.

Swapping a course replaces one of your enrolled courses with one from your Cart. The swap process confirms that you were able to get into the new course, before dropping your enrolled course.
Hover over the course in the Enrolled list, and select the checkbox that appears. Open the three-dot expandable menu in the gray bar that opened above the Enrolled list.
Choose “Swap course,” then choose the courses you want to swap in the next dialog box.

Swap courses

delete_forever Drop
Dropping a course means you will no longer be enrolled in that course.
Choose the course you would like to drop and click the “DROP” button in the gray bar that opened above the Enrolled list, and confirm this action in the next dialog box.

Drop a course

My Courses widget
Select the event icon to open the Course Schedule widget in MyUW.

My courses widget

assignment Wait list (courses list)

View all the courses that have you on a wait list for your selected section. Students can be on up to three wait lists per term.
To enroll: When you’ve received notification from a course’s department that a seat is open for you, select that course from your Wait List courses list. Follow the same instructions as for enrolling in a course from your cart. For more information see Course Search & Enroll - Add & Enroll in Classes.

delete_forever Dropped (courses list)

When courses are dropped before the start of the term, they are not displayed in the Course Search & Enroll app. After the start of the term, dropped courses will display in a “Drop” list under the My Courses tab.

favorite Saved for later (courses list)

View all the courses that you’ve added to your Saved for later list. Unlike courses in your Cart and Enrolled lists which are for a specific term, courses in the Saved for later list are viewable no matter what term you’ve chosen. This is why no section details (e.g., class meeting day and time) are displayed for Saved for later courses.

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Keywords:enrollment courses enroll enrolling classes sections class enroll cart swap drop wait list save later "my courses" schedule enrollappguide   Doc ID:94470
Owner:Dana S.Group:Office of the Registrar
Created:2019-09-13 08:08 CSTUpdated:2020-02-04 11:10 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Enrollment, Office of the Registrar
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