Registration Error Messages and Restricted Course Approval Codes

Error Messages

To minimize receiving error messages, look for restricted course comments in the Class Availability course lists and get permission prior to attempting registration online.

Consult course descriptions in the UH Mānoa Catalog to find course prerequisite, co-requisite, or other requirements.

Academic Department Contacts

Listed in the table below are descriptions of error messages, recommended actions, and approval codes.

Approval Codes

For some error messages, academic departments, colleges, instructors, or administrative offices may give you permission to register for restricted courses by entering approval override codes into your student record that will permit you to register. They cannot register for you for the course. After you contact the appropriate department or person and the approval code has been entered, register for the course online through STAR GPS Registration.

STAR Error MessageExplanationActionApproval Override Code
Campus RestrictionThe course you tried to add is restricted to students from a UH-Mānoa home campus.Review the Schedule of Courses and select another course. If you believe you are qualified to enroll in this course, contact Outreach College.Campus Override Code
Outreach College (808) 956-7221 ochelp@hawaii.edu
CancelledThis course section will not be taught this term.Review the Schedule of Courses and select another course. If you have registered and paid for this course, and don’t wish to select another course, a 100% refund will be processed in 4-6 weeks.No Approval Code Available
Cancelled Prerequisite unmet on (date)You did not receive an acceptable grade for this course’s prerequisite.If you believe you are qualified to enroll in this course, contact the department offering the course and ask for an approval override code. If approved, register for the course before the last day to late register.Mānoa Course Approval Override CodeCode allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Closed SectionThis course section is already filled. No seats available.Review the Schedule of Courses for another section.

Contact the department or instructor to request permission to enroll beyond the maximum limit.
Mānoa Closed Class Override Code

To register, access STAR directly or via MyUH.
Closed Section-XThis is a closed cross-listed course section. Cross-listed means that there is at least one more course being offered at the same time and at the same location.

No seats available for this section.
Review the Schedule of Courses for another section of this course or the other cross-listed course from another department.

Contact the department or instructor to request permission to enroll beyond the maximum limit.
Mānoa Closed Class Override Code

To register, access STAR directly or via MyUH.
CollegeThis course is restricted to students in a particular college (e.g., Arts & Sciences, Social Work, Education etc.).For courses numbered 100–499 obtain approval from the Student Academic Services office of the college offering the course.

For courses numbered 600 and above, unclassified students obtain approval from the department offering the course.
Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Corq_Subj xxxxx ReqThere is a co-requisite for this course.Register for both courses in the same transaction (e.g. enter the CRN for ENG 101 and ENG 101L then submit changes).

To request permission to register for one course, but not for the co-requisite course, obtain approval from the department offering the courses.
Co-requisite Override Code

To register, access STAR directly or via MyUH.
CRN Does Not ExistYou have entered an invalid CRN (Course Reference Number) or you have chosen the wrong term.Review the Schedule of Courses. Check the CRN for the correct number. If the number is correct, check that the semester selected is correct.

If you chose the incorrect term in error, select the correct semester and search for the CRN again.
No Approval Code Available

Questions about invalid CRN for Summer Extension or Summer Term contact:

Outreach College
(808) 956-7221 ochelp@hawaii.edu
Department ApprovalThis course is restricted.Request approval to register for the course from the department offering the course.Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Dupl Crse with Sec xxxxxYou are already registered for another section of this same course. (Subject Code and Number are the same for both courses.)Review the Schedule of Courses and select another course.

Contact the department offering the course if you wish to register for more than one course section of the same directed reading (x99) course or for two repeatable topic courses with the same subject and number.
Mānoa Duplicate/Repeatable Course Override Code
Duplicate CRNYou are already registered for this course section.Review your registration schedule and the Schedule of Courses to select another course.No Approval Code Available
Honors ProgramThis course is restricted to students in the Honors/Selected Studies program.Obtain approval from the Honors/Selected Studies office:
Sinclair Library
Room 106
Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Instructor ApprovalThis course is restricted.Obtain approval from the primary course instructor.Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Level RestrictionYou cannot register for this course because your student level (Undergraduate or Graduate) does not meet the level requirement for enrollment in this course (e.g., an undergraduate student trying to register for a graduate level (500+ course).Consult the UH-Mānoa Catalog and the Schedule of Courses. Select a course appropriate for your student level classification.
Undergraduate students request approval to register for a graduate level course by contacting the department chairperson of the department offering the course.
Mānoa Level Override Code
MajorThis course is restricted to students in a particular major. Students outside that major require approval.Obtain approval from the department offering the course.Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Maximum Hours ExceededYou cannot register for this course. The course will exceed your credit hour limit for your student classification.

Overload Policy Credit Hour Limits:
Undergraduates,
19 credits;
Graduates,
16 credits
If you wish to exceed the credit hour limit, obtain approval from:

Classified UHM Student:
Obtain approval from your College Student Academic Services office. The office will contact Outreach College to enter the approved maximum hours on your registration record.

Visiting & Unclassified undergraduate students obtain approval from Outreach College Student Services office
No Approval Code Available

The approved maximum hours are updated on your registration record.

An approval code does not appear on your Check My Registration Status page.
Prerequisite ErrorYou cannot register for this course because you have not successfully completed a course or courses, placement test scores, or other requirements.Consult the UH Mānoa Catalog for prerequisite information.

If you believe you have received this message in error or you wish to request approval to register without meeting the requirements, contact the department offering the course.
Mānoa Course Approval Override Code

Code allows registration only if course is “open” (seats are available).
Registration Update WarningThe prerequisite for this course has no longer been met due to receiving a final grade lower than the required grade.Drop the course via STAR

If you disagree with the warning, immediately contact the department offering the course.
Mānoa Course Approval Override Code
Time Conflict with xxxxxThe course you are attempting to register for meeting day/time overlaps with a course in which you are already registered.Review your course schedule days and meeting times and select a course that does not overlap.

To request permission to register for overlapping courses, obtain both instructors’ written permission and approval from your college Student Academic Services office.
Mānoa Time Override Code
Time Ticket RestrictionIt is not your assigned time to register.View the Outreach College Current Registration Information on the Outreach College website or the MyUH Registration TimetableNo Approval Code Available