Sign Up for Email Notifications in Course Explorer

Spring 2021 Course Registration has opened for many UIUC students. If you're trying to find an open section that fits your schedule, you can sign up for favorites and email notifications on Course Explorer to let you know when a spot opens up for your desired course.

Watch the video or follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit and log in with your NetID and password
  2. Each course section type (lecture, discussion, lab, etc.) has a blue star icon. Click the star icon to set it as a "favorite"

  3. After selecting all of your "favorites", click on the "My Favorites" button

  4. Click the checkbox under "Notify Me" to receive an email when a spot opens up or the status of a course section changes.