Overrides

The University Advisement website has a list of advising terms that you should know. The term, override, refers to action that affects enrollment in a class or course section with a restriction placed on registration.

Only authorized faculty or staff have access to approved and/or issue overrides.

Types of Overrides

  • Enrollment Capacity
  • A course section in which maximum enrollment capacity has been met or has been set to zero enrollment.
  • Prerequisite
  • Generic, non-specific course section that overrides course prerequisite, course co-requisite, student attribute, field of study (major), classification, or degree restriction for all sections of a course.
  • Special Approval
  • Specific course section that has departmental approval, instructor approval, or registration by advisor approval. PLEASE NOTE: This override will not allow registration into a class that has met maximum enrollment capacity.
  • Time Conflict Override
  • A pecific course section approved by the department that is making the adjustment to the meeting time of the student.

SPECIAL NOTES:
Some students may need multiple overrides.

Only the Enrollment Capacity Override guarantees the student will have the ability to register in the class; therefore it should not be used for a course that uses the Waitlist function.