Preference Selection

Students who need to fulfill the requirements of the English major are encouraged to participate in preference selection for the foundational courses (ENGL 125, 126, 127, 128) and senior seminars during the online preference selection period, Friday, November 5 at 9:00 AM through Thursday, November 11 at 5:00 PM.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: There will not be preference selection for ENGL 114 or ENGL 115 for Spring 2022 (preference selection for these courses will resume for Fall 2022) or for ENGL 120, ENGL 121, ENGL 129, or 130. Interested students are invited to enroll in these courses when early registration opens on November 18, no instructor permission required.

ENGL 125, ENGL 126, ENGL 127, and ENGL 128

Current and prospective English majors who need a foundational course to satisfy requirements of the major are encouraged to participate in preference selection during the online preference selection period, Friday, November 5 at 9:00 AM through Thursday, November 11 at 5:00 PM.

Preference Selection for English foundational courses

When preference selection closes, places will be assigned on the basis of a computerized lottery designed to maximize student preferences. The results will be pushed to student schedules by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 16. If you decide not to take the course to which you are assigned, please remove it from your registration worksheet right away, so as to open the space for your fellow students.

If you miss preference selection or are not admitted to a section you selected, you may register for open seats via YCS during early registration period, which opens for new students at 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 18.

Senior Seminars

Current and rising senior English majors who need a senior seminar to fulfill the requirements of the major are encouraged to o participate in preference selection during the online preference selection period, Friday, November 5 at 9:00 AM through Thursday, November 11 at 5:00 PM.

Preference Selection for English senior seminars


Questions may be directed to Erica Sayers, Jane Bordiere, Stefanie Markovits (DUS), or Anastasia Eccles (Associate DUS) via email or Zoom appointment.