There are many situations in which an override is necessary in order to register for a class.  Below are the common occurances and steps the students needs to take to obtain the override.

 

Prerequisite Override: Prerequisite overrides are issued if a student is currently or has taken a prerequisite at a school other than OSU.  For the student to receive an override, they must have already received a passing grade for the class.

Past Course - If the student has taken and passed the course at a college other than OSU and their transcripts have not been articulated yet, they may receive a prerequisite override if the class articulates as the correct prerequisite course.  Please see articulation page to see if a course counts as the proper prerequisite before following the below instructions.

Dual Enrolled - If the student is registered for the prerequisite class and is dual enrolled with OSU and the school they are takingthe class at, they may receive a prerequisite override.  Please follow the below instructions.

    1. Fill out the Obtaining An Override webform and submit it.

Non-Dual Enrolled - If the student is registered for the prerequisite class and is not dual enrolled with OSU and the school they are taking the course at, the student must wait until a final grade is issued and then they may request an override if they send a copy of their unofficial transcripts showing the final grade.  If the final grade has been issued, please, follow the below instructions.

    1. Obtain a pdf copy of your unofficial transcripts form the school where the course was taken.
    2. Fill out the Obtaining an Override web form.
    3. Include the pdf of your unofficial transcripts showing the class with the passing grade.
    4. Submit the web form.

 

Capacity Override: Generally, the chemistry department does not grant these.

    1. Please keep an eye on the schedule of classes for an opening and register if you can.
    2. For Experimental Chemistry I & II (CH36X/46X), please fill out the form on the CH 361 webpage.
    3. For Quantitative Analysis (CH 324) please contact Dr. Sleszynski directly.

 

Time Conflict Override: These are issued if the student has conflicting time schedules.  Most often time conflicts are approved due to time conflicts between midterms.

Midterm Time Conflicts - If a student has a time conflict due to conflicting midterms in the schedule of classes.  The student must speak with both instructors and show proof that the midterms do not actually conflict with each other before an override can be processed.  Once proof has been obtained, please follow the below instructions.

    1. Fill out the Obtaining an Override web form and submit it.

Other Time Conflicts - If the student has a different time conflcit the student must contact the department of the class that you will be missing and the instructors before obtaining an override.

 

Linked Course or Lab Override: This override is given if a student has successfully completed the lecture portion of the class, but not the lab, or vice versa.  The student will need to register for just the lecture or just the lab but since they are linked an override is required.  To obtain an override, please follow the instructions below.

    1. Fill out the Obtaining an Override web form and submit it.