University of Hawaii System Information & Services

Registration Errors Glossary

 

The following are explanations of potential error messages or situations that may be displayed while attempting to register for classes or making changes to your registration.  A recommended course of action is provided for each registration error.  Please feel free to contact the student services office for assistance.

 

Academic standing error

Description: You have been suspended or dismissed from the institution that is offering the class.

Action: You may be able to register at another institution or you should contact the institution for more information and options.

Action drop down box is not available for the class

Description: Registration changes for the class is not currently available online.

Action: Check the registration add/drop dates for the class on Class Availability (via the CRN link) or the registration timetable for the institution to see when registration changes are allowed. 

Cannot drop your last class at your home institution on the web.

Description: You cannot drop ALL of your classes at your home institution on the web at this time.

Action: During the drop period, you may drop all classes except the last one at your home institution.  Please contact the registration office to drop your last class at your home institution.

Class Restriction

Description: You cannot register for this class because your class standing (freshman, sophomore, etc.) does not meet the requirement for enrollment in this class.

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site for a class appropriate for your class standing.

Closed Section  Institution Name and CRN

Description: This class has reached its maximum capacity.

Action: Check the Class Availability site for an alternate section or waitlist for the class if waitlisting is available.

Closed-X Waitlisted  Institution Name and CRN

Description: The class has reached its maximum capacity and has X number of students waitlisted. 

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site for an alternate section or you may add yourself to the waitlist for this section.

Closed-Waitlist Filled

Description: The class has reached its maximum capacity and the waitlist for the class is full.

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site for an alternate section or try again later for available seats or spaces on the waitlist.

Content too Similar to XX - MUTUAL EXCLUSION

Description: The content of the class is too similar to another course but not considered to be an equivalent.

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site for an alternate class.

Corequisite SUBJ Number (CRN XXXX) required

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

Action:
If a CRN is displayed, then that particular section of the course needs to be registered for at the same time. e.g. Corequisite CHEM 151 (CRN 20354) required – Corequisite is CHEM 151 with CRN 20354.

If just the is subject and number is displayed, then any section of that corequisite course may be used to meet the corequisite requirement. E.g. Corequisite CHEM 151 required.  Please refer to the campus Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site to find appropriate sections.

Course is not available for registration at this time

Description: The section you selected has been cancelled or is inactive.

Action: Use the Search for Classes feature, the Class Availability Site, or consult the schedule of classes for an alternate section.

Duplicate Course with Section XXXXX

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

Action: Review your Current Schedule.  You cannot register for the same course twice.

Duplicate CRN

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

Action: You cannot register for the same class twice. Review your Registration Worksheet.

Institution Alternate Pin Restriction

Description: You must enter a Alternate Pin number to register for classes at this institution.

Action: Contact the registration office for this institution to find out where to get your Alternate Pin number.

Institution Time Ticket Restriction

Description: You cannot register at the institution offering the course or it is not your assigned time to register.

Action: Refer to the Registration Timetable to find your assigned registration time at the institution offering the class.  Check the institution offering the class to make sure you are eligible to register at that institution.  Your registration date and time at your home institution appears on the "Check My Registration Status" page after you log in to MyUH.

Instructor Approval

Description: You are not eligible to register for this class unless you have instructor approval.

Action: Contact instructor for approval. Refer to your campus web site or the Class Availability site (via the CRN link) for instructor email contact.

Level Restriction

Description: You cannot register for this class because your student level (undergraduate, graduate, etc.) does not meet the requirement for enrollment in this class.

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes or the Class Availability site for a class appropriate for your class level.

Major Restriction

Description: You cannot register for this class because your major does not meet the requirement for enrollment in this class. Only students with a specific major may register for this class.

Action: Consult the Schedule of Classes for major restrictions on the class and contact a counselor at your home institution if you want to change your major or contact the instructor of the class for a major restriction override.

Maximum hours exceeded

Description: You cannot register for this course since you will exceed the student credit limit at your home institution.

Action: If you wish to exceed the credit limit, contact a counselor at your home institution.

Open-Reserved for Waitlist

Description: The class has reached its maximum capacity.  Any open seats are reserved for students on the waitlist.

Action: If waitlist spaces are available, you may add yourself to the waitlist or you may consult the Schedule of Classes or Class Availability site for an alternate section.

Prerequisite Error

Description: You cannot register for this class because it has prerequisite requirements that have not been met by your placement test scores or a previous class.

Action: Check the Class Availability site or your college catalog for prerequisite requirements for the class.  If you believe you have received this message in error, contact the institution's registration office.

Registration changes are not allowed for this course at this time.

Description: You cannot make changes for this class via the web at this time.

Action: If you wish to exceed the credit limit, contact a counselor at your home institution.

Registration prohibited at this institution. Not Available and CRN XXXX.

Description: The CRN entered is not valid for the term selected.

Action: Use the Search for Classes feature, the Class Availability Site, or consult the schedule of classes for an alternate section.

Repeat Count Exceeds X

Description: You have already taken this course and will exceed the number of times permitted to repeat this course.

Action: If you wish to exceed the limit for this course, contact a counselor at your home institution.

Repeat Hours Exceed XX

Description: You have attempted or already received the maximum credit allowed for this course.    

Action: If you wish to exceed the limit for this course, contact a counselor at your home institution.

Reserve Closed

Description: The open seats in this class are reserved.

Action: Please check the class information on Class Availability or contact the registration office for qualifications for these reserved seats.

Reserve Closed-XX on Waitlist

Description: The reserved seats for this class are filled.

Action: You may attempt to add yourself to the waitlist for these reserved seats.

Reserve Closed-Waitlist Full

Description: The reserved seats and the waitlist for this class are filled.

Action: Please select another section of the course or try again later.

Reserve Open - XX on Waitlist

Description: Seats in this section are reserved and there is a waitlist.

Action: You may attempt to add yourself to the waitlist. Pleases check the class information on Class Availability or contact the registration office for qualifications for these reserved seats.

Reserve Open - Waitlist Filled

Description: The reserved seats and the waitlist for this class are filled.

Action: Please select another section of the course or try again later.

Time Conflict with CRN XXXX

Description: The course you are attempting to register for overlaps with a course in which you are already registered. 

Action: Select an alternate section which fits your schedule or you must drop the current class before you may register for the class that meets at the same time.

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

Description: The prerequisite checking is currently disabled.

Action: Try again later or contact the registration office to report the problem.