If while enrolling for classes in Campus Connection you receive an error message with one of the following reasons, you will need to receive approval to enroll through the Course Override process.

**For an error message about a hold on your account, go to the Tasks and Communications tile and click on each hold for more details.

Course Override Reason Approvals Needed
Closed Course Instructor
Time Conflict Instructor
Requisite Not Met Advisor, Instructor, Department Chair
Exceeding Unit Load
  • For a fall or spring semester, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to take 20 or 21 credits or a minimum GPA of 3.5 to take 22 or 23 credits.
  • For the summer term, no more than 9 concurrent credits will be allowed for a student in good academic standing.
Drop below minimum 12 credits in a fall or spring semester for athletes on a team roster. Advisor, Athletic Coach
Instructor, Department Chair

Course Override Process Options
On Campus Students
Online Students
Pick up a Course Override Card on the front counter in the Office of the Registrar.
Email registrar@vcsu.edu with the class title, class number, semester you want to take the course, the reason an override is needed.
On the top of the card enter your name, student ID, the semester you want to take the course, class title, class number, and mark the appropriate Course Override Reason from the list above.
The Office of the Registrar will forward the email for the appropriate approvals.
Based on the Course Override Reason, collect the appropriate approval signatures listed above on the card. Once all signatures needed are collected, bring the Course Override Card the Registrar's Office.
Once all approvals are received, the Office of the Registrar will manually enroll you in the course.
The Office of the Registrar will process the override and enroll you in the course.
The Registrar's Office will email you to confirm your enrollment in the course.

If you have any questions, please email us at registrar@vcsu.edu or call us at 701-845-7295.