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Course Registration and Special Permission

Fall 2017 Registration 


Request Special Permission (SP) Numbers for Fall 2017

Quick Link to SP Request System
We are very much aware that some (eventually many) of our classes are full (and the stress that this situation creates for students).  We are doing our best to get as many students in as possible. Please do NOT email instructors. Please follow the procedure below to request SP numbers for full classes:
  1. Do NOT register for sections that do NOT officially appear on WebReg.  We will deregister you if you do.  And, meanwhile, you will lose consideration for SP numbers.
  2. Starting Monday May 22. Use this Web app to request an SP number for a full class: .
  3. Watch for announcements below.  Announcements will typically appear on Monday, with the new capacity being added that day or as directed by the announcement.  Thus, you should only need to check this Web site on Mondays.
  4. Aside from us adding additional capacity, requests for SP numbers will be handled by course instructors closer to the beginning of the term (e.g., 2 weeks before start of semester)

Requesting SP numbers:   We will activate the SP request system once we have complete the handling of SP requests for summer classes.

The Fall 2017 SP system schedule

Round 1:  Begins: Monday, May 22, 2017, 10am
                 Ends: Sunday July, 2 2017, 11:59pm
Round 2: Begins Monday, July 14, 2017, 10am This is a necessary delay
                Ends: Sunday August 13, 2017, 11:59pm
Round 3: Begins Monday August 21, 2017, 10am
               Ends: Sunday , September 10, 11:59pm


  • 8/18/17 Please note: We are still in the process of distributing SP numbers from Round 2, despite the opening of Round 3. If you have already applied Round 2, there is no need to reapply.
  • 7/17/17 We are still in the process of distributing SP numbers from Round 1, despite the opening of Round 2. If you have already applied Round 1, there is no need to reapply.
  • 7/6/17  We have to delay the beginning date of  the second round of the Special Permission due to delays in issuing the numbers from the first round. Please be patient as we learn this new system. SP numbers from the first round will be issued before the next round starts.
  • 5/23/17 Fall 2017 SPN system is now up and running and accepting SPN requests.
  • 5/22/17 We are sorry but there is delay in getting the SP request system up for Fall classes.  We are trying to get it ready asap.
  • 5/18/17 We had to make some adjustments to the Special Permission System dates for Fall due to behaviors of the system in our test phase over the summer
  • 3/15/17 Please double check Fall 2017 classes before registration begins. We have made many changes since the schedule became viewable. We expect to make a few more changes before registration begins