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Registration Errors

When you register for classes, you may encounter error messages. These messages inform you of restrictions that may prevent you from enrolling in a particular course or actions you need to take to successfully register.

To avoid error messages, carefully review the steps listed under Registration Step-by-Step before attempting to register.

Types of Error Messages

Listed below are error messages specific to UH Mānoa. Select the error message for a description and recommended action. Additional error messages used UH systemwide are explained in MyUH Registration Errors tutorial (MyUH Info).

Cancelled

Description: This course section has been cancelled for the semester.

Recommended Action: Find another section or class using Check Class Availability.

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Cancelled–Prerequisite unmet on [DATE]

Description: You have been disenrolled from the course because you no longer meet the prerequisites (e.g., you did not receive an acceptable grade for the prerequisite course).

Recommended Action: If you feel you are qualified to enroll in the course, contact the department offering the course to get approval to enroll. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to re-register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Cannot Drop Last Class

Description: After the semester begins, you cannot drop your last UH Mānoa class online through MyUH.

Recommended Action: Visit Withdrawing from the University to learn how to drop your last class.

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Class

Description: This course is restricted by class standing (e.g., freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) based on the total number of credits you have earned.

Recommended Action: If you feel you are qualified to enroll in the course, contact the department offering the course to get approval to enroll. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Closed Section

Description: This course section is filled; no seats are open.

Recommended Action: Find another section or course using Check Class Availability. You may add yourself to the electronic waitlist for selected classes while registering online, if there's space on the waitlist at that time.  The number of waitlist seats is displayed in the column “Wait Avail” on the Check Class Availability website.  Being on a waitlist does not guarantee registration in a class.  If you are waitlisted for a class, you must check your UH email frequently to see if a seat becomes available.  In the email notification, you will be given a deadline to register for the class in MyUH.  If you miss the deadline, your seat will be given to the next person on the waitlist.  Additional information can be found on the MyUH student tutorials page at http://myuhinfo.hawaii.edu/object/waitlistfaqs.html.

If the class you need does not have the option to waitlist (waitlists are not in effect when the semester begins), and you would like to request permission to enroll beyond the seat limit, you must contact the instructor and possibly the department offering the course to get approval to enroll.   They will need to enter the Mānoa Closed Class Override code in order for you to register for this course.  You must register for the course in MyUH using the Quick Registration/Add or Drop My Classes page.  The Search and Register for Classes method cannot be used because it will display the affected course section as closed and not available for registration.  Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Closed Section – X

Description: This is a cross-listed course within a group of courses with no seats remaining in the group.

Recommended Action: Find another section or course using Check Class Availability. You may add yourself to the electronic waitlist for selected classes while registering online, if there's space on the waitlist at that time.  The number of waitlist seats is displayed in the column “Wait Avail” on the Check Class Availability website.  Being on a waitlist does not guarantee registration in a class.  If you are waitlisted for a class, you must check your UH email frequently to see if a seat becomes available.  In the email notification, you will be given a deadline to register for the class in MyUH.  If you miss the deadline, your seat will be given to the next person on the waitlist.  Additional information can be found on the MyUH student tutorials page at http://myuhinfo.hawaii.edu/object/waitlistfaqs.html.

If the class you need does not have the option to waitlist (waitlists are not in effect when the semester begins), and you would like to request permission to enroll beyond the seat limit, you must contact the instructor and possibly the department offering the course to get approval to enroll.   They will need to enter the Mānoa Closed Class Override code in order for you to register for this course.  You must register for the course in MyUH using the Quick Registration/Add or Drop My Classes page.  The Search and Register for Classes method cannot be used because it will display the affected course section as closed and not available for registration.  Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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College

Description: This course is restricted to students in a particular college. Students outside that college require approval.

Recommended Action: Find another course using Check Class Availability. If you wish to request permission to enroll, you must get approval from the college or school offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Corq_Subj XXXXX Req

Description: There is a corequisite for this course which you must take at the same time.

Recommended Action: Find the corequisite course in the University Catalog. You must enter the course reference numbers (CRN) for corequisite courses at the same time using the Add/Drop Courses link.

If you wish to request permission to enroll without registering for the corequisite course, you must get approval from the department offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Corequisite Override code for the course that you plan to take in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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CRN Does Not Exist

Description: You have entered an invalid Course Reference Number (CRN).

Recommended Action: Find the correct Course Reference Number (CRN) using Check Class Availability.

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Degree

Description: This course is restricted to students in a particular degree program.

Recommended Action: Find another course using Check Class Availability. If you wish to request permission to enroll, you must obtain approval from the department offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

Note: Unclassified students who wish to take courses numbered 600 and above must also obtain approval from the department offering the course.

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Department Approval

Description: This course is restricted to all students.

Recommended Action: If you wish to request permission to enroll, you must obtain approval from the department offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Dupl Crse with Sec xxxxx

Description: You are already registered for another section of this course.

Recommended Action: Review your course selections and find another course using Check Class Availability.

Note: If you are taking more than one section of the same directed reading course (x99) you must contact the department offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Duplicate/Repeatable Course Override code in order for you to register. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Duplicate CRN

Description: You are already registered for this course and section.

Recommended Action: Review your course selections and find another course using Check Class Availability.

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Freshman Seminars Program

Description: This class is limited to freshmen.

Recommended Action: In order to enroll, you must obtain approval from the Freshman Seminars Program. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Hold (Institutional Hold or System Hold Restriction)

Description: You cannot register because you have an academic, health, or financial obligation. Institutional Hold prevents registration on the UH Mānoa campus only. System Hold prevents registration on any UH campus.

Recommended Action: You must clear the hold in order to register. Learn how to clear holds.

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Honors Program

Description: This class is restricted to students in the Honors/Selected Studies program.

Recommended Action: In order to enroll, you must obtain approval from the Honors Program. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Institution Time Ticket Restriction

Description: You cannot register for courses at UH Mānoa because it is not your assigned time to register.

Recommended Action: Check your registration date and time approximately two weeks before your designated registration period. Typically, continuing classified students may begin registering for the following semester within the last month of the current semester. Incoming and all unclassified students may begin registering approximately a week before the semester begins.

To view your registration time:

  • Log in to MyUH opens in new window
  • Select Check Registration Status
  • Select the appropriate term and Submit
  • Review your registration date and time

Once your assigned time begins, you may continue to register until the end of the registration period for your student classification. Check the Academic Calendar for exact dates.

Note: Eligible UH employees and their spouses/domestic partners must register for classes during the late registration period. Review UH Employee or Spouse/Partner Registration for more information.

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Instructor Approval

Description: This class is restricted to all students.

Recommended Action: In order to enroll, you must obtain approval from instructor teaching the course. The instructor will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Level Restriction

Description: You cannot register for this course because your student level does not meet the requirement for enrollment in this course (e.g., you are an undergraduate enrolling in a graduate level 600+ course, or you are not a Law or Medical student enrolling in a Law or Medicine course).

Recommended Action: Find another course using Check Class Availability. In order to enroll in graduate level 600+ courses, you must obtain approval from the chair of the department offering the course. The department chairperson will need to enter the Mānoa Level Override Code in order for you to register for this course. Law and Medicine courses are restricted to only Law and Medical students, respectively. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Major

Description: This course is restricted to students in a particular major.

Recommended Action: In order to enroll, you must obtain approval from the department offering the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Maximum Hours Exceeded

Description: You cannot register for this course because you will exceed the credit limit for your student classification. Undergraduate students are limited to 19 credits per semester. Graduate students are limited to 16 credits per semester.

Recommended Action: If you wish to exceed the credit limit, you must obtain approval from your college or school's Advising office. You must add the additional course(s) after the semester begins but before the deadline for adding classes.

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Preq–Prerequisite Error

Description: You cannot register for this course because you have not met certain prerequisites or your placement test scores do not allow you to register for this course.

Recommended Action: Review the course prerequisites by contacting the department offering the course. If you receive the prerequisite error message while registering, you may also click on the CRN of the course to view prerequisite requirements.

If you feel you meet the requirements for the course, contact the department offering the course to get approval to enroll. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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An error has prevented the processing of your transaction. Please inform your registrar that a Processing Error has occurred.

Description: The registrar's office needs to adjust one of your course selections.

Recommended Action: Please call the Office of the Registrar at 808-956-8010 to report the error.

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Registration Prohibited at this Institution

Description: You may have entered an invalid Course Reference Number (CRN) or selected the wrong term. Please note that if you are entering a 4-digit Course Reference Number (CRN), you must select an 'extension' term (i.e., Spring 2011 Extension).

Recommended Action: Check Class Availability for the correct Course Reference Number (CRN).

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Registration Update Warning

Description: The prerequisite for this course was not met, usually due to the final grade in the prerequisite course.

Recommended Action: Drop the course via MyUH opens in new window. If you feel you are qualified to remain in the course, check with the department offering the course immediately, since they may disenroll you from the course. They will need to enter the Mānoa Course Approval Override code in order for you to remain in the course and to eliminate the "Preq-Prerequisite Error" message. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Repeat count exceeds 0

Description:You have previously completed this course at UH Mānoa or at another institution.

Recommended Action: Refer to the policy in the current Catalog before deciding to repeat a course. You must obtain approval from the department offering the course.  They will need to enter the Mānoa Duplicate/Repeatable Course Override code in order for you to register for this course.  Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Student Status Prohibits Registration

Description: You are not currently eligible to register for courses at UH Mānoa.

Recommended Action: Check your registration status.

Note: If you were recently admitted to UH Mānoa and received this message in error, please call the Office of the Registrar at 808-956-8010.

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Time Conflict with [COURSE]

Description: The course you are trying to register for overlaps with another course in which you are enrolled.

Recommended Action: Review your course selections to avoid time conflicts. Check the Check Class Availability to search for another class. If you are requesting to take overlapping courses you must get both the instructor's written permission and approval from your college or school's Advising office. They will need to enter the Mānoa Time Override code in order for you to register for this course. Learn more about Error Messages Requiring Override Codes.

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Time Ticket Restriction

Description: It is not your assigned time to register. You may not register for UH Mānoa courses until it is your assigned time.

Recommended Action: First, refer to Registration Step-by-Step to confirm your eligibility to register. You are assigned a specific registration time based on your student classification for a given semester (continuing classified, incoming, or unclassified). Your registration time assignment will be posted in MyUH approximately two weeks before the beginning of your registration period.

To view your registration time:

  • Log in to MyUH opens in new window
  • Select Check Registration Status
  • Select the appropriate term and Submit
  • Review your registration date and time assignment

You may also consult the Registration Timetable (MyUH Info).

Once your assigned registration time begins, you may continue to register during the designated registration periods for your classification. See the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Note: Eligible UH employees and their spouses/domestic partners must register for classes during the late registration period. Review UH Employee or Spouse/Partner Registration for more information.

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Error Messages Requiring Override Codes

Instructors and/or academic offices may override registration restrictions (missing prerequisites, corequisites, wrong major, class full, time conflict, etc.) for their classes, in accordance with their academic policy.

Note: The instructor and/or academic office must input the appropriate Mānoa override code (see chart) before you attempt to register for the class.

To clear an error message, follow the steps below:

  • Select the error message above for a description and recommended action.
  • Contact the instructor offering the course or the office indicated under "Recommended Action" to get permission to enroll.
    • The instructor and/or office indicated must enter the appropriate override code in your MyUH account
  • Log in to MyUH opens in new window
  • Select Check Registration Status
  • Select the appropriate term and Submit
  • Verify that the appropriate override code has been entered in your account
  • Register for the course during your assigned registration time

Note: Students needing the Mānoa Closed Class Override code must register for the course using Quick Registration/Add or Drop My Classes page. The Search and Register for Classes method cannot be used because it will display the affected course section as closed and not available for registration.

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