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Registration Error Message Guide

Error Message What It Means What You Should Do
Closed Section This section is full. No waitlist is available. Select another section for the course.
Corequisite Required Another course is required to take with this one. Click on the CRN of the course you want to take; it will list the additional course(s) required. Register for the courses by typing the CRN for all corequisites into the boxes at the bottom of the Add/Drop classes screen.
Course is not available for registration at this time You cannot register for this course. Please choose another section.
CRN Does Not Exist Unable to find this course. Please make sure you have typed the CRN correctly and/or check that you are in the correct registration term.
Duplicate Section/Course You have already registered for this course or section. You are already registered for the course or were at one point. If not currently registered for the course, contact Registration & Records (registration@monroecc.edu) for assistance.
Holds There is a "hold" on your account that prevents registration. You need to resolve this with the office that placed a registration restriction on your account before you can register. For example, if you have a hold due to money being owed to the college, it might state: SAO Past Due Balance. SAO = Student Accounts Office.
Instructor Permission Permission from the instructor is needed to register in this course. Contact the instructor for more information (see College Directory). Permission is at the discretion of the instructor.
Linked Course Required You must also register for the course attached to this one. Click on the CRN of the course you want to take; it will list the additional course(s) required. Register for the courses by typing the CRN for all linked courses into the boxes at the bottom of the Add/Drop classes screen.
Department Permission Required Permission from the department is needed to take the course. Reach out to the department for assistance (for example: Criminal Justice, Education, Human Services departments.)
Major or Field of Study Restriction You are unable to take this course as you are not in the required program. Select another course. Speak to an advisor about the requirements necessary to gain admission into the major specified.
Maximum Hours Exceeded You have met the maximum number of credits allowed for the semester. Refer to your advisor or department chairperson to discuss a credit overload. Overloads are not typically granted if GPA is below 3.0. Students on Academic Restriction are limited to 8 credits.
Open Reserved for Waitlist This class has an open seat(s), but students on the waitlist are given priority to register. Add yourself to the waitlist. Select “Waitlist” from the drop-down menu). For more information about the waitlist process, see Waitlist Frequently Asked Questions.
Prerequisite and Test Score Error This course requires prerequisites (courses completed before registering) or corequisites (courses taken at the same time). Click on the CRN of the course you want to take; the course description will list the prerequisites and/or corequisite. Register for the prerequisite/co-requisite or consult your advisor. A placement test for math and/or English may be required, if not already taken.
Priority Registration You cannot register at this time. See Priority Registration on the MCC home page in the A-Z index (look under P). Register for classes starting on your priority registration date.
Section status prevents Registration This section is not active on the Master Schedule.
Course is not available for registration.
Select a course with the correct section.
Time Conflict This section overlaps with another course on your schedule. Select another section or course.

Specialized Types of Courses

Specialized Course What It Means What You Should Do
Fast Track These are linked courses and must be taken together. Look at the CRN numbers and make sure you want to take both courses.
Flex Pace These sections require registration in both the course and a “conference” which provides additional instruction time. Look at the CRN numbers to see what regular and conference sections you need to register for together.
Honors
(Student Attribute Restriction)
These courses are open only to students who meet the Honors designation. Select another section or contact your advisor to see if you are eligible to take this course.
Learning Communities (LC) These are linked courses and must be taken together. Look at the CRN numbers and make sure you want to take both courses. For example, some Learning Communities are designated for Criminal Justice majors and students must take all courses listed. Other Learning Communities may be open to all students and/or linked based on placement test (i.e. ENG 101 with TRS 099).
Specific course sections or topics Some courses have specific topics covered. (For example, PEC 148 has sections for yoga, physical fitness, cardio boot camp, etc.) Make sure to register for the section you want.