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Registration Errors

Error Message
Explanation
Action to Correct Error
Closed Section Course has reached enrollment limit. Select another course or section or check with the instructor for a MAXIMUM CAPACITY override. If granted an override, you must add the course from the add/drop worksheet.
Time Conflict The meeting time of the course you selected overlaps with another class selected. Select another course or section; if both instructors approve, you can complete a Time Conflict Override form (pdf).
Prerequisite/Test Score You have not met the prerequisite established for the course. Select another course or secure an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
Level Restriction You do not have the correct level required for taking the course (i.e. undergraduate attempting to register for a graduate level course). Select another course appropriate to your enrollment level.
Co-Requisite The course requested requires enrollment in another specified course and/or section during the same semester. Select the indicated required course and enter both the course you originally attempted to register for AND the co-requisite course. You MUST list both courses in the CRN blocks before you select SUBMIT or the system will continue to give you an error.
Course Link The course requested requires enrollment in another specified course and/ or section. You can see the required link in the details for the course. Select the indicated required course and enter both the course you originally attempted to register for AND the linked course. You MUST list both courses in the CRN blocks before you select SUBMIT or the system will continue to give you an error.
Major Restriction Enrollment in course is limited to specified Major. Select another course or contact the instructor for an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
Student Attribute Restriction The course requested is restricted to student social classification (based on expected graduation term) such as Class of 2010, Class of 2011, etc. Select another course, or speak to the instructor about an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
Permission of Instructor Required The course instructor must approve your enrollment in the course. Contact instructor. If granted approval you will be given an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
Duplicate Course You have already registered for this course/section. Drop the course from your schedule, then attempt to re-add.
Repeat Count Exceeds 0 You have registered for a course that is not repeatable, and already exists on your record. Select another course.
CRN does not exist The five digit CRN you entered is not recognized by the system. Check the schedule to get the correct CRN and be sure to enter it correctly.