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Registration Errors and Overrides

  • When a course criteria is NOT satisfied, a Registration Add Errors will appear when students attempts to add the course to their record.
  • Students can request an override for some types of errors as indicated in the table below.  Students must ensure that they inlcude a reason in the box provided to help with the processing of their request.
  • Overrides are granted at the discretion of the assigned request handlers in the departments or Faculty Office.

Criteria

Criteria Description

Registration Add Errors

Request Handler

Pre-requisite

UWI course(s) that the student must have already passed.

PREQ and TEST SCORE- ERROR

Department

Test Score

Non-UWI course(s) that the student must have already passed, e.g., CXC, A’ Level, CAPE, ELPT, etc.

PREQ and TEST SCORE- ERROR

Department

Co-requisite

UWI course(s) that the student must be registered for in the same semester.

CORQ_{Course Code} (CRN} REQ

e.g.  COREQ_MATH3130 11236 REQ

Department

Student Restrictions

Stream/Section of the course restricted to a specified group of students, e.g. Law Majors, Faculty of Social Sciences students, Graduate students, etc. 

-DEPARTMENT RESTRICTION
-LEVEL RESTRICTION
-COLLEGE RESTRICTION
-DEGREE RESTRICTION
-PROGRAMME RESTRICTION
-MAJOR RESTRICTION
-CLASS RESTRICTION

Department

Faculty Credit Limits

Limit on the maximum number of credits a student can register for in a semester, without Faculty approval.

MAXIMUM HOURS EXCEEDED

Faculty Office

Quotas

Limit on the number of students allowed to register in the stream/section of a course.

CLOSED SECTION

Department

Repeat Course Already Passed

Students cannot register for courses they have already passed in their current programme.

RPT HRS EXCEED

Override Request not allowed

Linked Sections

Students are required to register for all applicable ‘schedule types’ associated with a course,

e.g., Lectures may be paired with Lab & tutorial.

LINK ERROR  

Please register for Lecture section
simultaneously with tutorial section or lab. 

Override Request not allowed

Campus

Stream/Section of the course restricted to students at a specified campus, e.g. Mona, Western Jamaica, etc.

CAMPUS RESTRICTION†

Faculty Office

† In exceptional cases the Faculty may facilitate registration for courses at other campuses by granting a Campus Preapproval.  In such cases the student must email fss_studentmatters@uwimona.edu.jm to request Dean's preapproval prior to completing course selection.

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