Course Search & Enroll - Common Issues and Error Messages

This document provides an overview of common error messages and issues that may occur while enrolling using Course Search & Enroll.


Common Issues and Error Messages



Error / Example

Details and Help
Course validation failed: Enrollment Requisites are not met. ACT SCI/MATH 303; or member of Business Exchange program.

Course enrollment failed: You were not enrolled. You do not meet the prerequisites for this course. Review prerequisite and class notes information in the course details before contacting the department offering the course.

Course Search & Enroll - "Enrollment requisites not met" Error

Course validation failed: You will need to obtain permission to enroll in this class. If you have a permission number, enter it in the course section details.

Course enrollment failed: You were not enrolled. This class requires permission to enroll because the deadline to enroll has passed.

Course Search & Enroll - "Instructor consent or department permission is required" Error

Course enrollment failed: You have a hold on your record. The hold on your record must be removed before this transaction can be processed.

Course Search & Enroll - "The hold must be removed before you can enroll" Error

Course enrollment failed: You were not enrolled. The course section you selected is full and there is not room on the wait list.

Course Search & Enroll - "Class is closed and wait list is full" Error


Course enrollment failed: You were not enrolled. Enrolling in this course would have exceeded your credit load maximum.

Course Search & Enroll - "Exceeded your credit maximum" or "Minimum credits not met" Error
Deadline to drop class has passed

Course Search & Enroll - "Deadline to drop class has passed" Error

Course enrollment failed: You cannot enroll at this time. Your enrollment appointment is in the future or open enrollment has not yet begun. Check Student Center in MyUW for your enrollment appointment or contact us for assistance.

Course Search & Enroll - "You do not have a valid appointment" Error

You are not able to enroll

Course Search & Enroll - "You are not able to enroll in courses" Error

Course Search & Enroll - Tips for Resolving Common Display Issues