Common Registration Problems

There are many possible reasons for being unable to enroll in a class. Some of the most common reasons are listed below, along with the error message given and possible solutions to the problem.

6: Student on hold
Student has a hold preventing registration. Please contact the office responsible for the hold to obtain further information about this registration restriction. Some common holds are academic suspension, missing immunizations, unpaid balance, missing transcript, etc.

12: Course requires special permission
Some courses are set up so that the instructor can monitor exactly who enrolls in the class. These courses require special permission from the instructor/department in order to enroll. Please contact the instructor/department for approval to register.

13: Requested course is full
The maximum number of students are registered for the course so there are no open seats left. Please contact the instructor/department for override approval to register for the class that is full.

19: Only defined majors may register for this course
Student needs to be in a certain major to register for the course.

24: Student program required for this course
Student needs to be in a specific program in order to register for the course. Please contact the department offering the course.

25: Minimum GPA required for this course

26: Exceeds maximum credits allowed for this term
The maximum number of credits in which students may enroll for the semester has been reached. An excess credit form must be completed if the student has fewer than 60 credits and plans to take more than 18 credits or if the student has more than 60 credits and plans to take more than 20 credits.

28: Must have minimum earned credits to enroll in the course

38: Waitlist - course is full but waitlist is active on the course

68: Student must take/pass test or satisfy course prerequisites
Some departments have courses for which you cannot register unless you have completed other courses or have completed and passed various tests. Please contact the department responsible for the course to request an override of the prerequisite/test requirement, making it possible for you to register.