Registration Error Messages

Some courses have certain registration restrictions that require special authorization or overrides from departments before registration is permitted.  The appropriate department must approve and enter the overflow or special authorization information into the registration system before students will be able to successfully register for the course themselves.

Student’s degree program or major does not match the required degree program or major to take this course. Access the Online Course Catalogs for details on degree program requirements.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the Academic Department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

This course is limited to a certain degree program or student group.

Authorization can only be obtained through the department or Office of Academic Assistance that placed the restriction. Frequent restrictions include FLC- Freshmen Learning Community or Honors College courses.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

 Student's classification (freshman, sophomore, junior or senior) does not match the required classification to take this course.

Students should contact their academic advisor to discuss an alternative course or to discuss how to obtain necessary authorization.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

There are no available seats. The enrollment in this course section has reached its designated capacity. 

Students should check on a regular basis to see if the course becomes available or if any additional sections open. Students may also contact their Academic Advisor to discuss alternative courses if needed.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Student's degree program must be in this college to take this course. Access the Online Course Catalogs for details on degree program requirements: http://catalog.gsu.edu 

Students may contact the University Advisement Center for an appointment if they need to declare a new major in order to register. Pre-Majors should meet with their advisor to discuss restrictions and how to possibly obtain authorization to take the course.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

This course is limited to a specific degree program or student group.

Students may contact the Office of Academic Assistance in the College offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the Office of Academic Assistance.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

A co-requisite course is a required course that must be taken in combination with another course. Students must register in this course and the co-requisite course at the same time. 

Students may contact the University Advisement Center if they are unsure of the corequisite. Students can discuss with their academic advisor if they should seek departmental authorization to register for a course.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

Student's degree program does not match the required degree program to take this course.

Students may contact the University Advisement Center for an appointment if they need to declare a new major in order to register. Pre-Majors should meet with their advisor to discuss restrictions and how to possibly obtain authorization to take the course.

Students may contact the Office of Academic Assistance in the college offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Student’s degree program or major does not match the required degree program or major to take this course

Students may contact the University Advisement Center for an appointment if they need to declare a new major in order to register. Pre-Majors should meet with their advisor to discuss restrictions and how to possibly obtain authorization to take the course.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

Student is currently registered in this course. 

Students are not permitted to register in the same course twice in the same semester. Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to register one or more directed reading, special topics or thesis research course(s). Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

Student's class level (Undergraduate-Associate, Undergraduate-Bachelor, Graduate, or Law) does not match the required level of class to take this course.

Undergraduate level courses are numbered 1000-4999. Graduate-level courses are numbered 5000 and above. Students may contact the University Advisement Center and/or their college Office of Academic Assistance for further questions.

Student's wishing to take courses cross-level (i.e. an Atlanta Campus student attempting to register for a Perimeter College course or vice versa) should contact the University Advisement Center or Office of Academic Assistance for assistance. See the Cross-Level Policy in the Associates & Bachelor's Level Academic Catalog (section 1330.38). 

Academic Departments may not provide authorization for students to take courses cross-level. 

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office. 

Students should try to register again and enter both CRN numbers at the same time. You can do this on the Add/Drop/Withdraw page on PAWS.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

Student’s program major does not match the required program major to take this course.

Students may contact the University Advisement Center for an appointment if they need to declare a new major in order to register. Pre-Majors should meet with their advisor to discuss restrictions and how to possibly obtain authorization to take the course.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

The number of semester hours attempted exceeds the number of semester hours allowed.

  • Undergraduate students are limited to 18 semester hours each semester. Undergraduate students on an Academic Improvement Plan (AIP) may have their maximum hours reduced. Students on an AIP should contact their Academic Advisor for assistance.
  • Graduate students are limited to 25 semester hours each semester.
  • Law students are limited to 17 semester hours in fall and spring semesters and 7 semester hours in the summer semester.

Students may contact the University Advisement Center or the College Office of Academic Assistance to obtain authorization to register for more than the maximum number of semester hours allowed. Certain GPA restrictions apply.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

A required test score, GPA or prerequisite course (a course that is required prior to taking an advanced course) must be satisfied prior to taking this course.

Students may contact the University Advisement Center or their College Office of Academic Assistance to inquire information concerning course prerequisites, GPA or test/score requirements to take the course.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Student's degree program does not match the degree program required to take this course.

Students may contact the University Advisement Center or their college Office of Academic Assistance if they have not changed their major or contact the academic department to obtain authorization to take the course.

Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Student has already received credit for this course, an equivalent course or is currently registered in this course. 

Students should contact the University Advisement Center to discuss with their advisor about repeating any courses.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.

This course meets on the same day and time as a course already registered, or the course meeting times overlap within 15 minutes of another course currently registered. The CRNs of the courses in conflict will be displayed in PAWS.

Students may contact the academic department offering the course to obtain authorization to take the course. Authorizations are not guaranteed and will be determined by the department.

Law students should contact the Law Registrar's Office.

Public Health students should contact the Graduate Office of Admissions & Academic Assistance.