November 4, 2019


The override process varies by COS department, so you will need to ask someone in the department or someone who teaches the course how to proceed. One thing, though, is likely: for an override in any COS department, you will need the course prefix and number, name of the class, date/time (the Class Number may also be helpful), and the reason why you need an override (i.e., what was the Error message when you tried to register for the course?).

COS Department Main Offices: locations where to pursue overrides for Registration Errors including:

  • Requisite Not Met For A Class,
  • Class Is Full,
  • Time Conflict,
  • Class Limit Exceeded,
  • Instructor’s Consent Required

TIP: If the class you want is unavailable (blue square), check myUCF periodically to see if a spot has opened up (green circle). Students drop classes all the time, and for a variety of reasons, especially during Add/Drop week (first week of classes each term).

Online Override

When registering for a class, there are two possible outcomes; either you are enrolled into the course or you receive an error. Each error has a specific reason and, for most errors, it can be solved with an override. In the chart below, each error is specified, described and has information about where to get the appropriate override.







Commonly Mistaken for COS Courses

Please note a college can only process overrides for courses they teach, i.e. the College of Sciences cannot process and override for ENC 1102 since that course is taught by the College of Arts and Humanities.

Colleges Contact Information Commonly Mistaken for COS Courses
College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) CNH210
ENC 1101
ENC 1102
Burnetts Honors College(BHC) BHC109
All Honors Courses

(All sections in the 200 Range)

College of Business Administration (BA) BA2 101
ACG 2021
ACG 2071
College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) Education Complex Room 110
Location (UCF Downtown): UnionWest 2nd Floor
HSC 3537
College of Engineering and Computer Sciences (CECS) ENG1 107
STA 3032
College of Health Professions and Sciences


Health Sciences II Room 115
HSC 3110
College of Medicine (COM)


HPA2 335
MCB 3020
ZOO 3733C
PCB 3703C
PCB 3233
ZOO 3744
Locating College and Prerequisite(s)


Information Needed

Before continuing the override process make sure you have access to the following:

  1. PID (7 digit ID number, no letters. Also known as UCFID)
  2. Course Name, Section #, and CRN (Course Number). See image below if you need help.
  3. Status of class (Open, Closed, or Waitlisted)


4. Picture of photo ID (Student ID or Driver’s License)

5. Proof of pre-requisite(s)
– If taken at UCF- degree audit
– If taken at another public Florida institution- unofficial transcripts or screen captures showing full name, institution name, course number and prefix, and grade or current schedule showing you are in-progress for the pre-req.

Please select this link to be directed to the page to request an COS override Registration Form