Are your receiving a "Prerequisite not yet met" registration error?

  • The Math Department enforces prerequisites, at C- or better (with few exceptions), for all MTH courses.  The prerequisites for each course, including the math placement score required, are listed on here.
  • If you believe you have met the prerequisite, but are receiving a "Prerequisite not yet met" registration error use this form to request a prerequisite override (e.g. C- or better in MTH 112, required to take MTH 251).
  • If you took the ALEKS math placement test today, your test score may not yet be in the system. The scores are loaded twice daily, at 7:30am and 3:45pm. You should be able to register for your math class either after 3:45pm today or after 7:30am tomorrow.

 

Are your receiving a "Department Approval Required" registration error?

  • This indicates that you are attempting to register for a section restricted only to students in the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP); if you are not in this program, you will need department approval to register for that particular section (please contact EOP). These sections all have a section number of the form 09X.
  • If you are using Schedule Planner, you may filter out these sections from the generated schedules as follows: click the gear icon (next to “Sections” in your list of courses), then uncheck all the sections with a 09X section numbers, and finally generate schedules. If you are not using Schedule Planner, you may refer to the course catalog to find a lecture section and a linked recitation (listed directly below the lecture section in the catalog) and attempt registration again.  

 

Are your receiving a "Level Restriction" registration error?

  • This indicates that you are attempting to register for a section restricted only to students in the INTO OSU program; if you are not in this program, you will not be allowed to register for that particular section. These sections all have a section number of the form 65X.
  • If you are using Schedule Planner, you may filter out these sections from the generated schedules as follows: click the gear icon (next to “Sections” in your list of courses), then uncheck all the sections with a 65X section numbers, and finally generate schedules. If you are not using Schedule Planner, you may refer to the course catalog to find a lecture section and a linked recitation (listed directly below the lecture section in the catalog) and attempt registration again.  

 

Answers to other frequently asked questions about common registration issues are found here. If you have questions, or want to contact an advisor directly, you can send an email to UnderGradInfo@math.oregonstate.edu. To contact an advisor by phone, please call the main office in the Math Department at 541-737-4686.

 

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