Web Registration Errors and Resolutions
Occasionally when registering online a student may receive a registration error that prevents registration from occurring. The following are common errors that may occur during the registration process.
Students are admitted to specific campuses depending on whether they are enrolled in in-person courses or as a Distance Learning Student (online student). This error message cannot be overridden without the student switching to the campus designation that the course requires. Use the Registration Form to change your status to a Distance Learning Student.
C/I Required Override
Consent of the instructor is required for this course. Students must have instructor’s signature on a registration form/ or special class contract form. Not all overrides are approved. This restriction is put on by the instructor.
The course is restricted to students of a certain class standing to (i.e. sophomore/junior standing). Students may complete a registration form signed by the instructor to override this restriction. The instructor is under no obligation to override the class restriction and may deny the request.
The class is full. Students may contact the instructor of record regarding adding the course. Students may complete a registration form signed by the instructor to override this restriction. The instructor is under no obligation to override the class restriction and may deny the request.
Field of Study Restriction
This course is restricted to only students in a certain major or minor (e.g., open to only History Majors). Students may complete a registration form signed by the instructor to override this restriction. The instructor is under no obligation to override the class restriction and may deny the request.
Prereq and Test Score Error
Students have not successfully completed required course or test to register for this class.
Two classes overlap in their meeting time.
You are not permitted to register at this time
The student’s registration time is not yet available due to class restriction.
You require Readmission prior to registration
A readmission form must be completed after being absent for two or more term. If the student has not attended for one semester and did not attend college elsewhere during the semester they may contact the registrar’s office at 406-683-7213. If the student has not attended for more than one semester contact the Admissions Office to begin the readmission process.
Your Student Status Prohibited Registration
The student is on Academic Suspension or they previously cancelled their classes for that term. For questions about readmission after Academic Suspension or cancellation of courses please contact the Registrar’s Office at 406-683-7213.
Maximum Hours Exceed
A student is trying to register for more than 18 credits. Students with at least a 3.00 GPA may contact the Registrar’s Office to request their maximum credits are set at 20. Students who wish to take 21 credits or more will have to fill out a Course Overload Form. This form will be reviewed by the Academic Standards Committee. Not all Maximum Credit Overrides are approved.
Invalid Advising Pin/Number
A new advising pin is generated for active students each semester during the academic year. Students need to meet with their academic advisor before the start of each semester to receive their advising number.
Hold On Your Account
There are a variety of reasons for this error message. Some of the more common reasons are: missing or incomplete medical history form; missing SAT or ACT scores; Business office; Dean of Students hold; Residence Life hold; Financial Aid holds; missing transcripts (Enrollment Services). Students should contact the appropriate office to lift the hold.