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Registration Error Codes

Error Message What it Means What to Do About It
CLASS RESTRICTION Student may not take this course because of class restriction (freshman, sophomore, etc.) Select another course; or contact department offering the course to request "Class" override.
CLOSED SECTION The course has reached maximum capacity. Select another course; or contact department offering the course to request "Capacity" override.
COLLEGE RESTRICTION Student is not categorized in the correct college to take this course (A&S, EDP, etc.) Select another course; or contact dean over course to request "College" override.
CORQ_[course] REQ
Example:CORQ_BY101L REQ
Student is trying to register for a course (in this case BY 101 lecture) without its required CO-REQUISITE.

NOTE: Some Co-req messages will require the student to sign up for a specific section.

Register for the required corequisite listed in the error message or contact department offering the course to request "Corequisite" override.

NOTE: Corequisite CRNs must be submitted at the same time. Use the CRN squares at the bottom of the Add/Drop Classes page or use the check boxes on the Look-up Classes page.

COURSE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION AT THIS TIME The requested course has been canceled. Select another course.
COURSE STATUS DATES NOT WITHIN RANGE FOR PART OF TERM Student cannot add classes to schedule after Drop/Add is over for the Semester.
CRN DOES NOT EXIST The requested Course Reference Number is not a valid number. Use the Class Search option to find the correct CRN.
DEGREE RESTRICTION Student is not categorized in the correct degree program in order to take this courses Select another course or contact dean over course to request "Department" override.
DEPARTMENT CHAIR APPROVAL Course requires department head's approval code before registering.

NOTE: Verbal approval is not sufficient.

Select another course or contact department offering the course to request a "Special Approval" override.
DUPL_CRSE WITH SEC-[CRN] Student is trying to register for two different sections of the same course. Select another course or contact department offering the course to request "Duplicate Course" override.
INSTRUCTOR'S APPROVAL Course requires instructor's approval before registration.

NOTE: Verbal approval is not sufficient.

Select another course or contact department offering the course to request "Special Approval" override.
LEVEL RESTRICTION Student is not categorized at the correct level (undergraduate, graduate) to take this course. Select another course or contact Graduate Studies to request "Level" override.
LINK ERROR: B1 REQUIRED Student is trying to register for LECTURE section of a course without the required LAB section

NOTE: Neither Lecture nor Lab will register if a registration error exists for either one.

Register for both Lecture and Lab at the same time.

NOTE: Link CRNs must be submitted at the same time. Use the CRN squares at the bottom of the Add/Drop Classes page or use the check boxes on the Lookup Classes page.

LINK ERROR: L1 REQUIRED Student is trying to register for LAB section of a course without the required LECTURE section.

NOTE: Neither Lab nor Lecture will register if a registration error exists for either one.

Register for both Lab and Lecture at the same time.

NOTE: Link CRNs must be submitted at the same time. Use the CRN squares at the bottom of the Add/Drop Classes page or use the check boxes on the Lookup Classes page.

MAJOR RESTRICTION Student is not categorized in the correct major to take this course. Select another course or contact department over course to request "Major" override.
MAXIMUM HOURS EXCEEDED Student is trying to register for more credit hours than they are allowed. Drop one of your courses before adding the new course to remain within your credit hour limit.
NO CLASSES WERE FOUND THAT MEET YOUR SEARCH CRITERIA Student used too many limiting criteria for their Class Search. Try again, highlighting only the subject.
PREQ and TEST SCORE-ERROR Student has not completed, and is not currently enrolled in, the required prerequisites for this course.

{NOTE: The system will not check for transfer credits that may satisfy prerequisite requirements.}

Check the catalog to see which prerequisite requirements you are missing. Select another course. Or, contact department offering the course to request "Prerequisite" override.
PROGRAM RESTRICTION Student is not categorized in the correct program of study to take this course. Select another course or contact the dean over course to request "Program" override.
REPEAT COUNT EXCEEDS [number of times course can be repeated] Student is trying to register for a course taken previously. The number displayed is the maximum number of times the course can be repeated. Select another course or contact the dean over course to request "Repeat limit" override.
RPT HRS EXCEED [number of credit hours] Student is trying to register for a course that was taken previously where the minimum acceptable grade has been awarded. The number of credit hours displayed is the maximum number of hours that will apply toward degree completion. Select another course or contact the dean over course to request "Repeat Hours" override.
TIME CONFLICT WITH [CRN] Student is trying to register for a course that has overlapping times with the indicated CRN. Select another course or contact the dean over course to request "Time" override.
YOU MAY NOT ADD OR DROP CLASSES DUE TO HOLDS ON YOUR RECORD Student has holds that prevent registration. Click the "View Holds" link on the bottom of the page to see what the holds are. See the Holds Contacts list for department and office phone numbers for assistance.
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