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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 Downtown Campus 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 are listed here.
Cohort Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your cohort (Freshmen 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 are listed here.
Department Restriction Registration for the course section is prohibited for your department (Business Administration, Electrical & Computer Engrg, 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 are listed here.
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 advisor and the department offering the class 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 class schedule or contact your academic advisor to request an increase in maximum hours.

Graduate Students: Make adjustments to your class 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 which you have already taken. Contact the instructor or 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 (BS, CS, MS AMAT, etc.). Contact the department for a permit. Department permit approvers are listed here.
Reserve Closed Registration for the course section is closed for your major. Contact the waitlist manager for further instructions. Waitlist managers are listed here.
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 are listed here.
Time Conflict There is a time conflict between this course section and another course section on your student schedule. Make adjustments to your class schedule, or contact the instructor or department for a permit.