First-Year Students
Registration Information

After having their study plan approved by their adviser, first year students should register during their appointment time, found in CAESAR.  Students who need to register for a closed course should follow the instructions below.

Honors Calculus or Honors EA

Honors sections of EA are only available for EA 1 and EA 4.  If you took the honors EA 1 section, you will automatically receive a permission number for honors EA 4 during spring quarter registration.  For spring quarter, you may enroll in any available section of EA 2.

If you took honors calculus 1 (ES_APPM 252-1), you will automatically receive a permission number for honors calculus 2 (ES_APPM 252-2).


Email chemhelp@u.northwestern.edu with a screenshot of your schedule in CAESAR showing the conflict.


Email the Math Department at math@math.northwestern.edu or call 847-491-3377.

Design Thinking and Communication (DTC)

To request enrollment in DTC (DSGN 106-1) for Spring 2019, fill out the form linked here.


Complete and submit this online form if you need to be placed in a closed EA section.  You must be logged in with your Northwestern email account to access this form.

All Other Courses

Contact the department directly.