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Errors in Registration - SOAR Online Help

Errors in Registration

During the Registration process online, you may encounter a registration error followed by the course that the error refers to.

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To determine what the problem was,
Look under the "Status" column. You will see the error.

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  • Prereq & Test Score Error- You will see this error when the class you tried to register for requires a prerequisite.
  • Time Conflict Error- You will see this error when you have registered for 2 or more classes that are at the same time.
  • Instructor Consent Error- You will see this error when you require consent from the instructor to take the course.
  • Link Error- You will see this error when you are registered for a lecture/lab course and you only registered for one course (say the lecture) and not the other (lab).
  • CoRequisites Error- You will receive this error when a course is required at the same time you are taking another course. It could also mean you require a prerequisite.
  • Max Hours Exceeded Error- You will receive this error if you have gone over the maximum allowed hours for a full time student.

After receiving the error, if you scroll to the top of the page, you will see the numbers to call to correct the registration error.

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If you cannot determine the problem from these codes, it is recommended you call the appropriate office.