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Registration Errors

Errors are listed in alphabetical order by message

Error Message
Explanation
Action to Correct Error
Administrative staff are reviewing your registration records at this time. Please try again later. You likely have more than one active session open in Banner 9 Registration. Banner only allows one active registration session at a time. Confirm that you only have one active session open. You cannot log in to Banner 9 Registration from multiple web browsers, windows/tabs, or devices.
Closed Section The course has reached the 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 in Banner 9 Register, Add/Drop & Withdraw.
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 Summary panel 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 Summary panel before you select SUBMIT or the system will continue to give you an error.
CRN does not exist The five-digit CRN you entered is not recognized by the system. Check the schedule to get the correct CRN. Be sure to enter it correctly and that you are entering the CRN on the Enter CRNs tab.
Duplicate Course You have already registered for this course/section. Drop the course from your schedule, then attempt to re-add.
Instructor Permission Required/Instructor Approval 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.
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.

Major Restriction

(Field of Study Restriction)

Enrollment in the course is limited to the specified Major(s). Select another course or contact the instructor for an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
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.
Repeat Count Exceeds 0 You have registered for a course that is not repeatable and already exists on your record. Select another course.
Social Class Restriction The course requested is restricted to student social classification (based on expected graduation term) such as Class of 2023, Class of 2024, etc. Select another course, or speak to the instructor about an INSTRUCTOR override. If granted an override, you must add the course.
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).