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Override Request

This form is to be used to request an override for a course within the Department of Government (which includes the Political Science and Paralegal programs).  Please fill out this form in its entirety and submit.  If you have not received confirmation that you received your override or are still unable to register 72 hours after this form has been submitted, please contact the Department of Government at 859-622-5931.

Submission of this form DOES NOT guarantee your override will be approved.

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The following information can be found in your Degreeworks

Information about the course you are requesting an override for

A CRN is a 5 digit Course Reference Number which appears immediately following the title of the course in the online schedule. (See yellow highlight on example below).

Type of override you are requesting


  • Repeat Overrides, except for those involving developmental Courses (*see below), must be submitted through the department of your major after consulting with your advisor.
  • * Repeat Override for Developmental Courses: If you have not successfully completed a developmental course (ie: MAT 095) after two consecutive attempts and wish to seek approval to take the course for a third time or have not enrolled in and completed needed developmental education coursework in a timely fashion (within 45 hours of University enrollment), you should consult with your advisor and complete the form found on the Developmental Education website at

If you are requesting a REPEAT POLICY OVERRIDE, please submit an override request through the department of your major.

If you have requested an Hours Override, please supply the following:

If you are requesting .5 credit overload(s), please round to the next highest whole number when selecting.

If you are requesting an override for a pre-requisite that you have already taken at another institution or the pre-requisite is not showing up in Degree Works, click on the Browse button above and attach a copy of your transcript or grade record for the course (PDF or JPG files ONLY).

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