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.
Advisor
Drop below minimum 12 credits in a fall or spring semester for athletes on a team roster. Advisor, Athletic Coach


Due to COVID-19, the preferred method for approving course overrides will be through email. However, if you've already completed a Course Override Card or "purple card" with written approval signatures, we will still accept and process the card when you bring it to the Registrar's Office in McFarland 219.


Course Override Process Options
Approvals Requested by Registrar's Office Approvals Requested by Student/Faculty
Email registrar@vcsu.edu with the class title, section number (if applicable), term, override reason, and your request to be enrolled in the course. Email your advisor or the instructor with the class title, section number (if applicable), term, override reason, and your request to be enrolled in the course.
The Registrar's Office will forward the email for the appropriate approvals. Your advisor or the instructor will forward their approval with your request for the next approval and so on.  When all approvals are included, the email chain will be forwarded to registrar@vcsu.edu.
Once all approvals are given, the Registrar's Office will manually enroll you in the course. The Registrar's Office will verify the approvals and manually enroll you in the course.
The Registrar's Office will email all parties involved to confirm your enrollment in the course. The Registrar's Office will email all parties involved 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.