Office of the Registrar

Registration Errors and Descriptions

Below are descriptions of the possible add errors that may be given when trying to register and their resolution options. Law students must contact the Conviser Law Center Registrar's Office.

Error Message Description Resolution
Academic College Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your academic college (Armour, Architecture, Design, etc.). Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Classification Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your class (first-year undergraduate, graduate non-doctoral, etc.). Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Closed Section Registration for the course section is closed as it is full Contact the department for further instructions. Department permit approvers can be found on the list of approvers
Cohort Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your cohort (first-year 20xx fall, transfer 20xx spring, etc.) Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Corequisite Required You do not meet all of the corequisites required to register for the course Register for the corequisite, or contact the instructor or the department for a permit
Degree Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your degree (Bachelor of Science, Master of Engineering, etc.) Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Department Permit Required You need the department's permission to register for the course section Contact the department for a permit. Department permit approvers can be found on the list of approvers
Department Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your department (Business Administration, Electrical and Computer Engineering, etc.) Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Duplicate Course You are attempting to register for a course section with the same course number as a course for which you have already registered Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Duplicate Equivalent You are attempting to register for a course section deemed equivalent to a course for which you have already registered Contact the department for a permit. Department permit approvers can be found on the list of approvers
Field of Study Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your field of study/major Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Instructor Permit Required You need the instructor's permission to register for the course section Contact the instructor for a permit
Level Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your student level (undergraduate or graduate) Contact the department for a permit. For internet sections, please contact your adviser and the department offering the course for permission
Linked Course Required You are attempting to register for a course section that requires registration of another course section concurrently. For example, registration for a lecture and its lab may be required to occur concurrently Register for both course sections at the same time
Maximum Hours Exceeded Registering for the course section will cause you to exceed the maximum hours allowed.

Undergraduate Students: Make adjustments to your course schedule or contact your academic adviser to request an increase in maximum hours


Graduate Students: Make adjustments to your course schedule or submit Form G701 (Graduate Student Petition) to the Graduate College to request an increase in maximum hours

Mutual Exclusion You are attempting to register for a course that is similar to a course that you have already completed or a course that you are currently registered Contact the department for a permit
Prerequisite and/or Test Score Required You do not meet all of the prerequisite and/or test scores required to register for the course Contact the instructor or department for a permit
Prerequisite Communication Error There is a problem with the setup of the course section. Contact the Office of the Registrar
Processing Error There is a problem with the setup Contact the Office of the Registrar
Program Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your academic program (B.S. CS, M.S. AMAT, etc.) Contact the department for a permit. Department permit approvers can be found on the list of approvers
Reserve Closed Registration for the course section is closed for your major Contact the waitlist manager for further instructions. Waitlist managers can be found on the list of approvers
Student Attribute Restriction Registration for the course section is restricted to students with a specific attribute Contact the department for a permit. Department permit approvers can be found on the list of approvers
Time Conflict There is a time conflict between this course section and another course section on your student schedule Make adjustments to your course schedule, or contact the instructor or department for a Time Conflict Override permit