Preference Selection

Preference Selection for ENGL 114 and ENGL 115

New students who wish to take ENGL 114 Writing Seminars or ENGL 115 Literature Seminars are encouraged to participate in preference selection during the online preference selection period, Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00 AM through Monday, August 15 at 5:00 PM ET.

Continuing students who are interested in ENGL 114 or ENGL 115 should not participate in this preference selection period but may enroll during Add/Drop period, August 31 at 9:00 AM through September 7 at 5:00 PM.

All students are invited to a Zoom information session on Monday, August 15, 1:30-2:30 PM, where the introductory course directors will join the DUS and Associate DUS to answer your questions about all English introductory courses.

Descriptions of individual sections of ENGL 114 and ENGL 115 will be posted on August 1.

New students LOG IN HERE to access Preference Selection for ENGL 114/115.

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 Friday, August 19. If you decide not to take the course to which you are assigned, please remove it from your schedule right away 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 registration period, which opens for new students on Monday, August 29.

Preference Selection for Spring Courses

Prospective English majors should note that preference selection will be offered for spring-term English foundational courses, ENGL 125 – 128. Senior majors will also be invited to submit their preferences for senior seminars at that time. Links will be posted on this page prior to spring preference selection period.

Questions may be directed to Erica Sayers, Jane Bordiere, Ruth Yeazell (DUS), or Naomi Levine (Associate DUS) via email or Zoom appointment.