Q: How do I get into the _______ lecture and discussion/lab of my choice if it is closed?
A: For courses without waitlists, please monitor Wolverine Access and the LSA course guide for openings (other students may drop or switch sections). If the course has waitlists, follow waitlist instructions. SOC 310 and SOC 305 have manual waitlists - email email@example.com.
Q: The discussion/lab in a course that I am currently enrolled in does not fit my schedule. May I switch to another discussion/lab?
A: Yes, if the alternative discussion/lab has open seats. If seats are not available in another section, please monitor Wolverine Access for openings (other students may drop or switch sections), and follow waitlist instructions. Note that you cannot be enrolled in a discussion/lab and waitlisted for another discussion/lab at the same time.
Q: If I enroll in a discussion/lab but that time slot does not fit my schedule, may I attend another discussion/lab?
A: No. You must attend the discussion or lab that you registered for. Instructors will not assign grades for students who are not on their official class rosters.
Q: I need a certain course in order to graduate on time. May I get an override?
A: Major and minor planning sequences are flexible and students should plan ahead. However, if needed, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to explain your situation and inquire about overrides. Instructor permission may be required.
Q: I have not yet declared a major, but I am planning on declaring. I would like to enroll in a class that is reserved for Sociology students. What can I do?
A: For SOC 305 and SOC 310, students must be declared majors to enroll. Contact email@example.com to inquire about manual waitlists and overrides. We give declared juniors and seniors registration priority.
Q: I am not planning on majoring or minoring in Sociology and I would like to enroll in a class that is reserved for Sociology students. What can I do?
A: In general, these courses are best suited for Sociology students and permissions are generally not granted for non-majors.
Q: A course is listed as open, but the spots are reserved for MCSP students. I am not an MSCP student. Can I still enroll in the course?
A: The course will open to all students after MCSP students’ registration appointments have finished.
Q: I’m trying to enroll in SOC 100/102 but Wolverine Access is saying the class is only open to freshman and sophomores. Can I enroll?
A: Only students with freshman or sophomore standing per LSA academic policies may enroll in SOC 100/102. If you have junior or senior standing, you should enroll in SOC 300 or SOC 302. If you are a transfer student, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: I’m trying to enroll in SOC 300/302 but Wolverine Access is saying the class is only open to juniors and seniors. Can I enroll?
A: Only students with junior or senior standing per LSA academic policies may enroll in SOC 300/302. If you have freshman or sophomore standing, you should enroll in SOC 100/102. If you are a transfer student, email email@example.com.
Q: I am a student interested in entering medical school and I need a Sociology course as an application prerequisite. Which course should I choose?
A: The department has designed a course specifically for students in this situation—SOC 302: Health and Society, An Introduction to Sociology.
Q: I’m a freshman or sophomore pre-med student. May I get an override for SOC 302?
A: Only students with junior or senior standing per LSA academic policies may enroll in SOC 302.