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Academic Unit Override Procedures
Accounting* No overrides are issued; students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Architectural Design* If a class is full, students should contact the professor by email before the first day of class; students should show up to the class on the first day to see if space is available, however there is no guarantee of a seat.
Art, Studio* If a class is full, students should contact the professor by email before the first day of class; students should show up to the class on the first day to see if space is available, however there is no guarantee of a seat.
Art History If a class is full, students should contact the professor by email before the first day of class; students should show up to the class on the first day to see if space is available, however there is no guarantee of a seat.
Athletic Training* If ATEP 205 or ATEP 206 is full, students should contact the professor by email before the first day of class; students are placed on a program held wait list to see if a seat is available, however there is no guarantee of a seat. Overrides are not granted for ATEP classes above ATEP 206.
Biology and Biotechnology No overrides into classes and labs that are full. For special permission to enroll into a class that is full, students should see Ms. Julia Stutzman, Biology Academic Advisor, Biosciences Building, BIO 2001A.
Chemistry No overrides are issued for closed lecture or laboratory sections. Students should use the waitlist functionality in PeopleSoft as available, or contact the departmental administrative assistant Ms. Tammy Candido for assistance (Physics/Chemistry Building, room 1186).
Anthropology Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors
Communication Studies* No overrides are given for SCOM 121, 122 and 123 in the GenEd program. Because of classroom space and pedagogical reasons, no overrides are issued for SCOM 240, 241, 242, 243, 261, 280, 361, 367, 381, 383, 385, 386 and 388. Individual instructors may issue overrides in other classes in extenuating circumstances.
Communication Sciences and Disorders Courses are open to declared majors. Majors needing an override into a CSD course should contact the CSD department in HHS 1124.
Computer Information Systems* No overrides are issued; students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Computer Science* If a student needs an override for some special reason (such as a problem with prerequisites), he or she may contact Dr. Chris Fox, Undergraduate Program Director, ISAT 220, for an override. Normally overrides will not be given simply because a class is full; students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Dance* If the class is full or listed at zero, students must have permission from the individual class instructor for an override.
Dietetics* Permission of individual class instructor except for NUTR 280. Students wanting an override into NUTR 280 should contact the dietetics department to have their name placed on a wait list. NUTR 280 overrides are prioritized and granted to Dietetics majors first followed by others based on seat availability and student's schedule. Overrides for NUTR 280 are not processed until preregistration closes.
Early, Elementary and Reading Education Courses are only available to students fully admitted to the education pre-professional program.
Earth Science Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Economics* No overrides are issued; students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities Courses are waitlisted without auto enrolls enabled. Faculty then indicate which students from the waitlist should be given overrides to make sure that students who need the course before others have an opportunity to be enrolled.
Engineering* Students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison. To request an override into a course where prerequisites have not been met, students must complete an override request form on the School's website at http://www.cisat.jmu.edu/engineering/override.aspx
English If available, students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison or contact the appropriate class professor. Overrides are at the discretion of individual class instructors.
Finance* No overrides are issued; students should use waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
General Education No overrides are given for WRTC 103, SCOM 121, SCOM 122 and SCOM 123. No overrides are given into ISCI 104 labs that are full. The General Education office does not issue overrides into GenEd classes. Students should follow the override request procedures of the department in which the subject is taught. For example, students seeking an override into CHEM 131 should follow the override procedures for the Chemistry department. IDLS majors should contact Ms. Donna Garber in the IDLS department (Maury 118) for possible overrides into ISCI 171, 172 and 173. Students seeking an override into a HUM or other ISCI class should seek permission from the individual class instructor.
Geographic Science Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Geology Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Graphic Design* If a class is full, students should contact the professor by email before the first day of class; students should show up to the class on the first day to see if a seat is available, however there is no guarantee of a seat.
Health Sciences Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Health Services Administration Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
History Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Hospitality Management Overrides are reserved for declared majors; students should contact the department office in Godwin Hall, Suite 355.
Integrated Science and Technology To request an override into a course with open seats where the prerequisite has not been met, students should contact Mr. Paul Henriksen, ISAT 121, henrikpw@jmu.edu. All other overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Intelligence Analysis* All seats are reserved for Intelligence Analysis majors. Overrides for declared majors into IA courses are by permission of individual class instructors.
Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies For courses with IDLS in the course subject identifier (e.g., IDLS 400, IDLS 395, IDLS 350) and for ISCI 171, 172, and 173, contact Mrs. Donna Garber in 118 Maury for possible overrides. For all other courses listed in the IdLS curriculum, students should follow override procedures of the department as determined by the subject (e.g., ECON, HIST, GEOL).
International Affairs Declared majors and minors use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison if course prerequisites have been met. Students should contact the class instructor to let him/her know they would like an override. Non-majors should go to the departmental office in Miller Hall, room 2120 and complete an override request form to present to the class instructor. Students can be on multiple class waitlists.
International Business* No overrides are issued. Students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison
Justice Studies Students should use the course waitlist functionality in MyMadison. For overrides into JUST 399 and 400 see the department head.
Kinesiology Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Learning, Technology and Leadership Education Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors and/or program coordinators.
Management* No overrides are issued. Students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Marketing* Contact the academic unit head for overrides into upper division Marketing classes.
Mathematics and Statistics If a class is full, students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison. If there are prerequisite concerns, students should see Ms. Brenda Wilkinson in Roop 308.
Media Arts and Design* Students fully admitted to the SMAD major should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison. Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Middle, Secondary and Math Education Students must contact the department to be placed on a course waitlist.
Military Science Contact Major Costa at costabd@jmu.edu or 540-568-3633 for overrides into an MSCI class.
Modern Foreign Languages Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Music* Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Musical Theatre* If the class is full or listed at zero, students must have permission from the individual class instructor for an override.
Nursing* Overrides into classes designated as nursing electives are by permission of individual instructors.
Philosophy and Religion Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Physics No overrides. Students should use waitlist or speak with the departmental administrative assistant Ms. Kim Emerson in Physics/Chemistry Building, room 2186.
Political Science Declared majors and minors should use the waitlist in MyMadison if course prerequisites have been met. Students should contact the class instructor to let him/her know they would like an override. Non-majors should go to the departmental office in Miller Hall, room 2120 and complete an override request form to present to the class instructor. Students can be on multiple class waitlists.
Psychology* Students must submit an online request for all psychology course overrides including prerequisite exceptions. The departmental office rather than individual course instructors handles all overrides until the start of the applicable semester. The online request form is available at http://psyc.jmu.edu/ug/overrides.html
Public Policy and Administration Declared majors and minors should use the waitlist in MyMadison if course prerequisites have been met. Students should contact the class instructor to let him/her know they would like an override. Non-majors should go to the departmental office in Miller Hall, room 2120 and complete an override request form to present to the class instructor. Students can be on multiple class waitlists.
Quantitative Finance* No overrides are issued. Students should use the waitlist functionality in MyMadison.
Social Work* No overrides are issued into required major courses. Students should put their name on the waitlist for major electives by going to the department office.
Sociology Overrides are by permission of individual class instructors.
Sport and Recreation Management Overrides are reserved for declared majors; students should contact the department office in Godwin Hall, Suite 355.
Theatre* If the class is full or listed at zero, students must have permission from the individual class instructor for an override.
Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication No overrides are given for WRTC 103. WRTC majors and minors should see their WRTC advisor about obtaining overrides into other WRTC classes. If you are not a declared major or minor but are interested in taking a WRTC course, please contact the Director of WRTC, Dr. Traci Zimmerman, during the open registration period.

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