Registration Help

If you are having difficulty registering for a class online, it is likely that you either have a hold on your account or are encountering a registration add error. 

Holds that Prevent Registration

To find out if you have a hold, log-in to MyMC.  Click on "Student Services" under the "Student Quick Links" section.  Then, click on "Student Records," and then "View Holds." 

If you see this hold:

You need to take this action to remove it:
Academic Athletic Compliance  Contact College Athletic Director to schedule an appointment.
Academic Dishonesty  Contact Academic Department listed on hold for more information.
Athletic Equipment  Return outstanding equipment to Physical Education Department.
Academic Restriction  See Counselor prior to registration.
Academic Suspension  Must sit out one fall or spring semester before resuming studies. See Counselor after semester off to register.
Account in Collection  Pay your charges at Maryland State Central Collection Unit (CCU) by calling 1-800-705-3493 Option 1.
Advising Questionnaire Holds  Log in to My MC and click on the Counseling and Advising Network icon on the TOP of the page. Select the Advising Questionnaire option and complete the questions.
Bad Address on File Complete a Student Address/ Information Change Form (PDF, Download Acrobat Reader) and submit to Admissions and Records.
Cashier Hold Go to Cashier's Office to satisfy debt.
Child Care  See Center for Early Education for more information.
College Registrar  Contact College Registrar to schedule an appointment.
Cont Ed (Pathways)  Contact Pathways to Success Program to register.
Delinquent Account  Go to Cashier's Office to satisfy debt.
Departmental Obligation  Contact Academic Department listed on hold for more information
Do not Contact (Student Req)  If you will resume classes at MC, e-mail Admissions and Records from your My MC e-mail account to remove hold. An active address and acceptance of College mailings and other communication is required for all current students.
Dual Enrollment  If you are still in high school, you are required to register in person.
Finance  Read description for more information.
Financial Aid Overaward  Contact Student Financial Aid for more information.
Germantown Dean  Contact Germantown Dean of Student Development to schedule an appointment.
International  Contact your International Student Coordinator for more information.
Math/Sci Center Equipment  Return outstanding equipment to Math or Science Center.
Need New Domicile  Bring documentation of your address (PDF, Download Acrobat Reader) to Admissions and Records.
New Student Orientation  Participate in the mandatory Online New Student Orientation. Once you click the link, have your MyMC login information ready to begin.
Parking Hold  Go to Cashier's office to pay or Security office for questions
Rockville Dean  Contact Rockville Dean of Student Development to schedule an appointment.
Registrar- Germantown  Contact Admissions and Records for more information.
Registrar- Rockville  Contact Admissions and Records for more information.
Registrar- Takoma Park  Contact Admissions and Records for more information.
Stafford Loan- GO TO FIN AID  Contact Student Financial Aid for more information
Takoma Park Dean  Contact Takoma Park/Silver Spring Dean of Student Development to schedule an appointment.
Title IX Compliance  Contact Title IX Director.
Underage Applicant  If you are under 18, you are required to register in person. If you are over 18, e-mail Admissions and Records from your My MC e-mail account to remove hold.
Verify SSN  Bring Social Security card to Admissions and Records.

 

Registration Add Errors

If you try to register for a course, and encounter an error message, it is highly likely that you need to choose another course or seek additional permission to enter. If you need to know what a certain term or phrase means, you can review the Glossary of Higher Ed. Terms.

If you try to register for a course... You will see this error message...
Without the appropriate  prerequisites or assessment levels    PreReq/Assess: You do not meet the requirements for this course. Please review the course description at www.montgomerycollege.edu/catalog.
That has a corequisite    CoReq: You also need to register for (course number).
That has one option for a corequisite    CoReq CRN: You also need to register for (course number/CRN).  
That is full but has an open waitlist   WL: There are students on the waitlist for this course.
That is full and doesn't have a waitlist   CLOSED: Full course section. Select a different section/CRN.  
That is full with a full waitlist   CLOSED: The waitlist for this course section is full. Select a different section/CRN.  
Through online registration the day the course begins or after  Registration for this course is not allowed at this time.
When your record is not set up to for credit courses   Level:  Your course selection is limited to Non-Credit courses only. Contact Admissions & Records at 240-567-5000 for assistance.  
That is already on your schedule   Duplicate: You’re already registered for another section of this course.  You must drop (CRN) before you can add this section. 
That is cross listed with the credit or non-credit equivalent already on your schedule     Cross list: You are already registered in an equivalent course. First drop (CRN), and then add this course.
That you have already taken 3 or more times   Repeat: To register for this course for the third time, see a Counselor for permission. Fourth attempts or more require an approved Academic Appeal.
That requires a specific major to enroll or is designed for a select  group of students   Departmental:  This course is only offered to students with a specific major.  Please review the course description at www.montgomerycollege.edu/catalog.  
  Permission (Specific Department or Faculty Member)  
  Approval of  (Specific Department or Faculty Member)  
That is offered at the same time as another course already on your schedule   Time:  You are registered for (CRN), which meets during this time.  Drop (CRN) to register for this course.
When your schedule is full   Max Hours: You have reached your registration credit limit.  
or request more information:
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