How to Waitlist...

From a student’s myPurdue portal, select Registration link.

Click on Add or Drop Classes

Select appropriate semester and submit.

Enter PIN if prompted.

Click on Class Search to find the class you are interested in.

You can use Select the subject area and click “Course Search” to see all classes for that subject or use “Advanced Search” to limit your return.

To determine if the class is eligible for waitlist….look at the WL Rem.  (WL is not West Lafayette…but rather Wait List.) Note the CRN/S for the course you wish to Waitlist.

WL Rem

Enter CRN/S in the Add or Drop Classes page.

Add Classes Worksheet

Submit Changes. You’ll get the following message that the course is full with an option to Waitlist.


When you get the following message, select Waitlist from the dropdown and submit changes.

Registration Add Errors

You are now on Waitlist.

 Current Schedule

You can view your Waitlist position from viewing schedule.

Waitlist Position Viewing 



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