Skip to content

The English department does not over-enroll classes, and cannot circumvent existing waitlists.


Below, please find a table of the most common Banner registration issues. For additional questions, please reference our Frequently Asked Questions.


Common Banner registration errors and causes

Registration ErrorFirst-Year Writing (FYW)Advanced Writing for the Disciplines (AWD)Multilingual Writing (MLW)
CLASS
Your current class year does not allow registration for this course.
N/ACourse is restricted to Juniors and Seniors. Requires 64 credit hours. If credit requirement will be met by the end of the term for which you are registeringcontact the English Department to request an override.Course is restricted to Juniors and Seniors. Requires 64 credit hours. If credit requirement will be met by the end of the term for which you are registeringcontact the English Department to request an override.
COLLEGE RESTRICTION
Your current college does not allow registration for this course.
N/AExample: ENGW 3307 Advanced Writing in the Sciences restricted to students in the College of Science.
Confirm AWD course is open to your college and if so, contact English department for override.
Example: ENGW 3304 Advanced Writing in the Business Administration Professions restricted to students in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Confirm AWD course is open to your college and if so, contact English department for override.
DEPARTMENT SIGNATURE
This course requires a department signature.
Registration in class or section is restricted by the department. Review section attributes for restrictions, before contacting English department for possible override.Registration in class or section is restricted by the department. Review section attributes for restrictions, before contacting English department for possible override.Registration in class or section is restricted by the department. Multilingual Advanced Writing Course Survey needs to be submitted to request override.
FIELD OF STUDY/MAJOR/PROGRAM RESTRICTION
You are attempting to register for a class that is restricted to students in a particular program of study.
Section is restricted to students enrolled in the General Studies Program who have completed ENGW 1110.Course is restricted by college or major. Review AWD course number and contact English department if additional assistance is required.N/A
PREREQUISITE
The course you have chosen requires a prerequisite course or test score that you do not have on record.
N/A– FYW was completed as Pass/Fail.
– FYW transfer credit was not accepted.
Contact English department for override.
Did not complete ENGW 1102 First-Year Writing for Multilingual Writers. Submit Multilingual Advanced Writing Course Survey
STUDENT ATTRIBUTE RESTRICTION
This course is reserved for certain students, e.g., honors. Please see your advisor if you have questions.
Section is restricted to students in one of the following programs:

– Honors
– NUStart/Global ConnEXions
N/AN/A

Frequently Asked Questions

Please Note: Registration overrides will not be provided solely for circumstances outside the control of the English department, including but not limited to:

– Holds on student record
– I Am Here deadline was missed
– Student accidentally dropped a class
– Changing instructors
– Student is on co-op

In these instances, contact your academic advisor to review your plan of study.

Other FAQs

Overrides remove a specific registration error but do not guarantee a seat in a class.

Waitlists are not managed by the English department. If a seat on the waitlist if available, follow these instructions to add yourself.

Please note, the department is unable to circumvent existing waitlists. If the waitlist is full, you will be unable to join. If you are unable to join a waitlist with an open seat, please contact the Registrar.

A spot on the waitlist does not guarantee a seat in the class.

The English department does not over-enroll classes.

The English department does not over-enroll classes, regardless of modality.

Contact your academic advisor immediately, to discuss possible accommodations.