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Registration Errors

What to do if you get an error

Sometimes when you are trying to register for a course, after you have clicked on "Submit Changes", you may see the message:

Error Registration Add Errors


This means there are restrictions on the class that prevent you from registering. You will not be able to register in a course that has restrictions or errors. If you meet the restrictions or errors, but still receive the error message, please contact your Academic Advising Office.

The explanation of the restriction is under the status column. Sometimes special permission can be obtained to override the restriction or error.

  1. Fill out the Registration Permit/Override form Adobe Acrobat Reader (39k).

    This form is also available at your Academic Advising Office.
  2. Return the completed form to your Academic Advising Office.
  3. Check your Registration Status regularly to see if the permission has been granted.
  4. If the permission is received you may add the class yourself online.

    If you can’t resolve the restrictions or errors, select another course.

For details on types of restriction errors and what they mean, visit Types of Registration Errors.

Some examples of registration errors are

Status Message… What it means…
Campus Restriction Course is restricted to students in a federated college.
Closed Section Course is full.
College Restriction Course is not available to students outside of the faculty offering this course.
Duplicate CRN CRN has been entered twice.
Link Error “X” Required You have not selected the correct corresponding section. (Certain courses require that you register in both a specified class and lab/seminar.)
Maximum Hours Exceeded You have tried to register in more credit hours than your program allows.
Permit req’d/see CRN details Course has special requirements to register. See details in Class Search.
Preq and Test Score Error You have not completed a required course.
Program Restriction Course is not available to students in your degree program.
Repeat Count Exceeds 1 This is your third attempt to take the same course which means you need to obtain special permission from your faculty.
Time Conflict With CRN Course times overlap.