Registration Blocks & Errors

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Blocks and Errors

Self Service Registration Blocks and Error Messages

Corequisites
Duplicate Courses
Learning Community
Major Restriction
Maximum Hours Exceeded
Prerequisites
Repeat: You are not allowed to register in this course as you have previously completed it with a satisfactory grade or are currently enrolled in it
Repeat: You are not allowed to register in this course. You have exceeded the maximum number of allowable enrollments
Repeat: Hours Exceed Maximum
Repeat: Count Exceeds 3
Time Conflicts


Corequisite: This course has a corequisite. You must also register in (Course) (CRN). Enter both CRNs on the Add Classes worksheet at the same time and submit your changes.

Resolution:
You must also register in the corequisite course reflected in the error message. Enter both CRNs on the Add Classes worksheet simultaneously and submit your changes. For example, when registering for ENG 110, you must also register in ENG 120 at the same time.

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Duplicate: You may not register in this class as you are registered in (CRN) of the same course.

Resolution:
Search for another course to register in.

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Learning Community: You must be a member of a Learning Community to enroll in this course. See www.sbcc.edu/esp for more information.

Resolution:
You must be approved for and register in all of the courses associated with this Learning Community course. Visit www.sbcc.edu/esp for information about Learning Communities and the Express to Success program.

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Major: Approval required to register in this course. Go to www.sbcc.edu/errors for instructions.

Resolution:
If you are a Dual Enrollment student, you must submit a Dual Enrollment Approval form to Admissions & Records to have the block cleared. The form is available at www.sbcc.edu/dualenrollment
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If you are attempting to register in a course with supplemental application requirements, you need to contact the appropriate department for information.

Associate Degree Nursing (805) 730-4166
Vocational Nursing (805) 730-4166
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (805) 730-4166
Home Health Aide (HHA) (805) 730-4166
Radiography (805) 730-4166
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (805) 730-4166
Cosmetology/Esthetician (805) 683-4191
Honors Program (805) 730-4001
Marine Diving Technologies (805) 730-4226
School of Culinary Arts (SCA) (805) 730-4258

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Maximum Hours: You have exceeded the number of units you are eligible to register in.

Definition:
The maximum hours allowed in Fall/Spring is 18 and in Summer is 8. For Dual Enrollment students, the maximum hours allowed is 9 (Fall/Spring) and 8 (Summer).

*Students on Disqualification or Probation may be subject to reduced maximum hours. For more information on disqualification or probation unit limitations, please visit: www.sbcc.edu/probation

Resolution:
Drop a course in order to add the desired course.

Fall/Spring: Students with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average with 12 or more units (not ESL) completed at SBCC may enroll in up to 20 units (9 units in Summer). Visit Admissions & Records for assistance.

Ability to enroll in excess of 20 units (9 units in Summer) requires counselor authorization. Students who do not have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average at SBCC or who have records from another college or high school may take in excess of 18 units (9 units in Summer) upon counselor authorization. Visit the Academic Counseling Center for assistance.

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Prerequisite: You have not taken the required prerequisite or corequisite or passed the appropriate assessment test (ENG, Math, ESL). Go to www.sbcc.edu/prerequisitepolicy.

Definition:
Many courses at Santa Barbara City College have enforced prerequisites. All students are required to meet prerequisite standards prior to registering for these courses.

Resolution:
Prerequisite Information

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Repeat: You are not allowed to register in this course as you have previously completed it with a satisfactory grade or are currently enrolled in it.

Definition:
You have previously completed the course with a passing grade or enrolled in the course during the current semester.

Resolution:

If you have previously completed the course with a passing grade, you may be eligible to audit the course with instructor approval. If you are registered in the class in the current term, you will not be allowed to register until final grades are posted.

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Repeat: You are not allowed to register in this course. You have exceeded the maximum number of allowable enrollments.

Definition:
You have exceeded the maximum number of allowable enrollments in this course.

Resolution:
You may be eligible for consideration of an additional enrollment. Review the Petition for Course Repetition in Excess of Maximum Allowable Enrollments at www.sbcc.edu/forms. Only completed petitions will be accepted in Admissions & Records and must be submitted by stated deadlines (see petition). All petitions for course repetition require review by the Scholastic Standards Committee.

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Repeat: You are not allowed to register in this course. Repeat hours exceed the maximum of (number)

Definition:
You have previously completed the maximum number of allowable repetitions in this course.

Resolution:
Use class search to find another course to register in. 

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Repeat Count Exceeds 3

Definition:
Your record reflects that you have exceeded the maximum number of course repetitions as defined in the college catalog.

Resolution:
You are encouraged to select another course to register in. For example, if you are attempting to register in PE 149: Life Fitness and receive this message, you may choose to register in PE 166: Life Fitness Strength Training instead.

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Time Conflict: This class conflicts with (CRN). You may not register for both classes.

Definition:
Registering in classes that overlap is not permitted.

Resolution:
Use class search to select another CRN of the same course that meets at different days/times.

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