Registration Error Messages

 
ERROR MESSAGE DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM RESOLUTION

Academic Standing Prohibits Registration

You have been placed on dismissal status. Review your unofficial transcripts and the Academic Standing Policy.

Dismissed students must sit out one semester (fall or spring) or attend a reinstatement workshop. Students who opt to sit out must request reinstatement upon their return.  See FAQ on how to be reinstated. 

Authorization Required – CRN started

As of the day of the first class meeting, only the instructor may approve a late add for the course on a space-available basis.

Attend the first class meeting or contact a Distance Education instructor by email to obtain an add code.

Census Date Prohibits Registration

The deadline to enroll in a course is one day prior to the Census date.

As of Census date or thereafter, it is past the last add deadline to enroll in the course. If you have documented extenuating circumstances that prevented you from enrolling in the course but have been participating prior to Census, you may submit a petition to late add (available at a Registration Center.)

Closed Section

The course has reached maximum enrollment.

Choose “Waitlist” if the option is available, or search for another course. See waitlist information for more details.

Closed-# Waitlisted

The course has reached maximum enrollment and a waitlist slot is available.

Select “Waitlist” from the Action drop-down list in the error message, then click the “Submit Changes” button to waitlist yourself for this course. Check your myCuesta email daily for notification of available seat. See waitlist information for more details.

Closed – Waitlist Full ##

The course has reached maximum enrollment and all assigned waitlist slots are full.

Search for another course. Check periodically to see if a waitlist slot opens for this course.

Corequisite ## required

You must enroll in all courses designated as corequisites in the Class Finder.

Enter all corequisite CRNs in the Add Classes Worksheet simultaneously then click “Submit Changes.”

CRN does not exist

The 5-digit CRN (Course Reference Number) does not exist for the term or is invalid.CRNs begin with the following number for terms:3=Spring; 5=Summer; 7=Fall

Click the “Search for Classes” button or online “Class Finder” to find the correct CRN.

Department Approval

Enrollment in this course requires department approval.

Refer to the online “Class Finder” and review the comments for directions on how to obtain approval to enroll in the course.

Duplicate Course with Sect ###.

You are already enrolled in another CRN for the same Subject/Number.

Review repeat policy. If you are attempting to enroll in multiple WELL 000 courses, you will need to submit a repeat petition.

Holds

You have a hold that prevents registration.

You will be directed to the department that placed the hold and a contact phone number. Review your account balance as you may have a delinquent debt owed.

Level Restriction

You have applied as a Special Part-Time Enrichment student who will be attending Cuesta while concurrently attending high school. You may enroll in classes previously approved and submitted on a Permit to Enroll form.

Go to “Check Registration Status” to confirm approved Permit to Enroll courses. Submit another Permit to Enroll to add additional courses. No longer an Enrichment student? Submit an admission application for the term to update your status to a First Time College Student.

Maximum Hours Exceeded

You may not exceed 19 credits for the spring/fall term; 9 credits for the summer term. Enrichment students may enroll in a maximum of 9 credits for the spring/fall term; 5 credits for the summer term.

With the exception of Enrichment students, contact a counselor for approval to enroll beyond the maximum credits allowed based on your past academic performance/GPA.

Open-### Waitlisted

The class is closed but has an available waitlist slot. A seat may be open but on reserve for prior waitlisted student(s).

Select “Waitlist” from the Action drop-down list in the error message, then click the “Submit Changes” button to waitlist yourself for this course. Check your myCuesta email daily for notification of an available seat. See waitlist information for more details

Prerequisite and Test Score Error

You have not met the required prerequisite or test score requirements for this course.

Review assessment options or prerequisite clearance instructions if you have completed the required course at another school. Contact an academic counselor for assistance.

Readmission

If you have been absent 2 or more semesters, you must submit an admission application upon your return. Enrichment students must submit an admission application each term they wish to be specially admitted.

 Apply online.

Repeat exceeds limit in “XXX” course repetition family.

You are limited to a maximum of 4 enrollments in designated kinesiology, visual, and performing arts grouped together with a “family” of courses for the same course content.

Enroll in an alternate course within the “family” if you have not reached the maximum of 4 enrollments. You may not enroll beyond the maximum of 4 enrollments within a "family" of courses.

Repeat exceeds ## for satisfactory grade count.

You have exceeded the maximum enrollment attempts to successfully pass the class with a grade of C or higher.

If this is your third enrollment attempt, you may submit a Third Enrollment Agreement. If this is fourth or more attempt to repeat this course, review repeat policy.

Time Conflict with ###

This course overlaps in time and conflicts with another class or waitlisted class on your schedule.

Drop the other course or obtain approval on a Schedule Conflict Petition for enrollment only - may not petition for overlapping waitlisted courses.