Error Messages

Error Messages

Common Registration Error Messages

Below is a list of error messages that you may receive on the Add/Drop screen of the Web Student Access System.

Error Description Contact
CAMPUS RESTRICTION The course is being taught somewhere other than on the Main Campus in Atlanta (Studies Abroad, Video, etc). Registrar
CLASS RESTRICTION Enrollment in this course is restricted by class (Freshman, Sophomore, etc.). You can ask for a class restriction permit. Department
CLOSED SECTION The class is full. You need to ask for an overload. Department
CLOSED - WAITLIST FULL No regular or waitlist seats available Department
CLOSED - # WAITLISTED No regular seats available, Waitlist seats available Registrar
COHORT RESTRICTION Enrollment in the course is restricted to a particular cohort of students. You will need to contact the department offering the course for additional information. Department
COLLEGE RESTRICTION The course is being held for students within a specific college Department
CORQ_COURSE_XXXX REQ Co-requisites courses must be taken at the same time. You need to register for both courses on the same commit. Department
DUPL CRSE WITH SEC-XXXXX The computer system looks at subject code (ie. MATH, ENGL, etc.) and course number (2501, 1502, etc.), but not section number. If you are trying to take 2 courses with the same subject code and course number, such as MGT 4803 A and MGT 4803 B, you need a duplicate course permit. Department
LEVEL RESTRICTION
(Undergrad Students)
Undergraduate Students Who Wish to take a Graduate Level Course
An undergraduate student may take a graduate level course with the permission of the department teaching the course, a minimum GPA of 2.7, and be classified as a senior. The student must have the department of instruction enter a permit on their account, and then the student should contact the Registrar’s Office to request a LEVEL permit. The Registrar’s Office can be contacted at comments@registrar.gatech.edu, or in room 104 of the Tech Tower. The email should include the student’s full name, gtID#, and the course and CRN for which they are trying to register. Once the Registrar’s Office has issued the LEVEL permit, they will instruct the student to register for the course. For information about using the credit toward a degree please, see the Graduate Course Option section of the catalog.
Department
& Registrar
LEVEL RESTRICTION
(Grad Students)
Graduate Students Who Wish to take a 1000/2000 Level Course
Graduate students who wish to take a 1000 or 2000 level course must obtain a permit from the department teaching the course. The student must have the department of instruction enter a permit on their account, and then come to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower to have the course added to their schedule. Institute policy allows graduate students to take a 1000 or 2000 level course on a pass/fail or audit basis only.
Department
& Registrar
LINK ERROR
XX REQUIRED
Lectures and labs are "linked" together. You must register for both the lecture and lab in the same commit. Most departments list the lecture section as a single letter and the lab as the same letter followed by a number (Example: the lecture is section "A" and the corresponding lab sections are "A1", "A2", etc). Department
MAJOR RESTRICTION Only students in certain majors are allowed to register for this course. Department
MAXIMUM HOURS EXCEEDED Reduce the number of hours on your schedule. See Maximum Hours. Registrar
OPEN - RESERVED FOR WAIT LIST Seats are available, but held for Waitlist Registrar
OPEN - WAITLIST FILLED Regular seats available, but no seats on Waitlist Registrar
OPEN - # CROSSLIST WAITLISTED Crosslist seats available, but Waitlist exists Registrar
OPEN - # WAITLISTED Regular seats available, but Waitlist exists Registrar
PERMIT REQUIRED Enrollment in the course is restricted. You need to ask for a permit. Department
PREQ & TEST SCORE-ERROR Pre-requisites are required for the course. You can talk to the department about a pre-requisite override permit. Department
PROGRAM RESTRICTION Only students in certain programs are allowed to register for this course. Department
RESERVE CLOSED No Reserved seats available, no Waitlist exists Department
RESERVE CLOSED - WAITLIST FULL No Reserved or Waitlist seats available Department
RESERVE CLOSED - # ON WAITLIST No Reserved seats available, Waitlist exists Registrar
RESERVE OPEN - WAITLIST FILLED Reserved seats available, but no seats on Waitlist Department
RESERVE OPEN - # ON WAITLIST Reserved seats available, but Waitlist exists Registrar
TIME CONFLICT WITH XXXXX Courses meet at the same time or have overlapping times. Department
WAITLIST NOTIFICATION EXPIRED ON MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM Regular seats available, but Waitlist notification expired Registrar
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