College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Override Request Form

Requests for 2014-2015 may be submitted now!



Please use the online form below to submit your request for entrance to a course offered by a unit in the College of Community & Public Service.

  • Only the department offering the course can approve an override request. Requests for courses outside of the College of Community and Public Service need to be directed to that unit and CANNOT use this form. Requests for other departments made using this form will be denied with no explanation.
  • This process is specifically for undergraduate students. Graduate student should contact the department directly to discuss the process that should be followed.

How to submit a pre-requisite override request:

1. Click on the link below to open the pre-requisite override request form

Submit Your Request Form Now

2. Complete all requested information, including the student contact information, course you are requesting, pre-requisites which are holding up your registration and checking the appropriate reason code as indicated on the form. Incomplete requests will be rejected and you will need to resubmit your request.

3. The request will be reviewed and you will receive a decision via email from the reviewer within 1-2 business days. If you do not receive a response, there may have been an error during the submission process. Either send an inquiry email to the appropriate person (contacts below) or resubmit your request.

4. If the request is approved, you are not automatically registered for the course. You are responsible for logging into MyBanner and adding the course to your schedule. Remember to follow up with course registration if appropriate once you receive the decision.


Departmental Contacts for Reviewing Requests:

Hospitality & Tourism Management

Attn: Dr. Paul Stansbie
B-3-226 Mackinac Hall
Phone: 616-331-3118
Fax: 616-331-3115

School of Criminal Justice
(Criminal Justice & Legal Studies)

Attn: Dr. Kathleen Bailey
289C DeVos Center
Phone: 616-331-7130
Fax: 616-331-7155

*For CJ490 Internship Permission. Include the CRN number of the section in your request to indicate the number of credits you wish to enroll for.

School of Public, Nonprofit
& Health Administration

Attn: Quincy Williams
288C DeVos Center
Phone: 616-331-6575
Fax: 616-331-7120

School of Social Work

Attn: Dr. Scott Berlin
391C DeVos Center
Phone: 616-331-6550
Fax: 616-331-6570


Page last modified April 10, 2014