GRADUATE STUDENT COURSES
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Special permission numbers are required for closed courses if space is available. For closed courses, the numbers can only be released to a student once they have received written approval to register from the professor teaching the class (email approval will suffice). That needs to be communicated to Graduate Program Student Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to obtain the graduate course special permission number.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT COURSES
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NOTICE: Matriculating undergraduates can request special permission for open online and closed in-class sections of fall 2017 courses only through the automated system described below. Students should submit requests for two or more sections of a course for best outcome. If you receive an email informing you that your request has been granted, you have 24 hours to log into the system to retrieve the number and utilize it.
There are three kinds of special requests students may need to submit to the Bloustein School to gain admittance to certain courses.
- Admission to open online major core courses is by permission of the department.
- Admission to closed in-class sections of courses require a special permission number.
- Admission to courses for which the prerequisites have been filled in a different method than what is posted on the scheduling system may require a prerequisite override. Please contact email@example.com for these requests.
Please note that faculty DO NOT issue special permission numbers for closed classes.
If you are planning to enroll in the Bloustein Honors Research or Independent Study courses, there is a requisite form that can picked up from the Office of Student and Academic Services located on the first floor of the Bloustein School. The form needs to be completed and submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to receiving a special permission number.
When filling out the form, make sure you give a detailed description of your research project. Requests will be processed as long as the consent form with project summary has been submitted.
A student who is unable to register for a course because he or she lacks the proper prerequisites should not request a special permission number via the system. Under some circumstances, for example, if the student has taken the appropriate prerequisite course(s) at Rutgers or another institution, but webreg is not recognizing the course, then the student should contact the Office of Student and Academic Services at email@example.com for assistance.
Because of the high demand for many of the Bloustein School courses, most class sections are filled early in registration. A student should first attempt to register through the Rutgers Web Registration System. If all sections that the student can take are closed, the student should submit a special permission request. If a number is not granted, the student should monitor the schedule of classes to see if it reopens.
Please note: We generally leave some seats available in the courses to accommodate transfer students. If there is any space remaining once this cohort registers during summer, then we will reopen the course(s) in the special permission system during the first weeks of classes for the fall term.
The school makes a significant effort to accommodate as many students as possible during the registration process, and generally satisfies most of them. Unfortunately, there is often not enough room to grant all requests.
Matriculating undergraduates (current students) should request special permission for admission to open online sections and closed in class sections using the automated special permission system described below.
Non-matriculated undergraduate students (not pursuing a degree program) should request special permission for admission to closed sections by contacting the Office of Student and Academic Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. These requests will be reviewed as they are received.
Fall 2017 –
The system will reopen Thursday, August 17th. It will be closed every Tuesday and Thursday from 12pm-10pm through the add/drop period.
Begins: Thursday, August 17th at 10pm
Ends: Tuesday, August 22nd at 12pm
Review: Tuesday, August 22nd by 10pm
Begins: Tuesday, August 22nd by 10pm
Ends: Thursday, August 24th at 12pm
Review: Thursday, August 24th by 10pm
Begins: Thursday, August 24th at 10pm
Ends: Tuesday, August 29th at 12pm
Review: Tuesday, August 29th by 10pm
Begins: Tuesday, August 29th at 10pm
Ends: Thursday, August 31st at 12pm
Review: Thursday, August 31st by 10pm
Begins: Thursday, August 31st at 10pm
Ends: Tuesday, September 5th at 12pm
Review: Tuesday, September 5th at 10pm
Begins: Tuesday, September 5th at 10pm
Ends: Thursday, September 7th at 12pm
Review: Thursday, September 7th by 10pm
Round 7: FINAL ROUND
Begins: Thursday, September 7th at 10pm
Ends: Tuesday, September 12th at 12pm
Review: Tuesday, September 12th by 10pm
Note: Requests will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Students will receive a response on or shortly after the review date of each round. If a student submits a request prior to their designated round, the request will be denied and the request will need to be resubmitted during the appropriate round.
Course selection for new requests will be unavailable between the end of one Round and the start of the next.
If you receive an email informing you that your request has been granted, you have 24 hours to log into the system to retrieve the number and utilize it.
Automated special permission system
For open ONLINE and CLOSED IN-CLASS SECTIONS –
For matriculating undergraduates
Fall and Spring Semesters
(OPENS AUGUST 17th AT 10:00PM!)
Who Can Use the Online Special Permission System?
Matriculating undergraduates who wish to get special permission to enter open online sections and closed in-class sections of Bloustein School (10) courses should use the web-based system.
How Do I Login?
Students need to use their NetID and password to access the online special permission system. Students using this system DO NOT need to have their own computer accounts or e-mail addresses. They only need access to the web which is available on all campuses.
Students should submit requests for multiple sections of a course for best outcome. If you receive an email informing you that your request has been granted, you have 24 hours to log into the system to retrieve the number and utilize it.