How to Fill Out the Course Request Form

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Go to myPurdue.edu and enter your Login and Password.  Then press the ‘Login’ button.

Login Screen

Click on your Registration tab.

Registration Tab

Click on the 'Use Scheduling Assistant' link.

Use Scheduling Assistant link

The Student Course Request Form will open.

Course Request Form

Make sure the correct academic session is showing in the upper right corner.  If not, click on the session and a drop down will appear to select the appropriate academic session.

Select Academic Session

Enter courses you have discussed with your academic advisor:

  1. Making changes to what your academic advisor has suggested may affect your ability to obtain critical courses and could affect your entire schedule.
  2. Some courses are required and do not have alternatives for you to add. If possible, add alternatives to ensure receiving a full schedule.
  3. If you are participating in a Learning Community, some courses may appear on the Course Request Form with a gray locked icon. You will not be able to modify these courses.

Enter the first course on the first line and press the ‘Enter’ key.  An Alternative line will appear below the course you just entered.  If your advisor has suggested an alternative, enter it here.  If there is no alternative, move onto the next Priority line.  If you need to add a second Alternative line, click on the + sign in the first Alternative line and another Alternative line will appear.

Alternatives

When you are satisfied that your form is correct, press 'Submit Requests' in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

Submit Requests

If there are no issues found, a box will appear with a green check asking if you want to print a confirmation.

Confirmation and Print

Select ‘No’ and this will return you to the Course Request Form.  There should be a green check mark next to each course and the message at the bottom of the screen will read:

Green Checks by Courses

Course Request Successfully Submitted

Possible issues you might see:

  1. You might receive a Warning Confirmation indicating no alternative courses were entered.  If this is what you and your academic advisor agreed upon, click ‘Accept and Submit’.Warning Confirmations
  2. You might receive a Request Overrides message.  If you have entered a course you already discussed with your academic advisor, you may select ‘Request Overrides & Submit’. *If you do not meet a pre-requisite, your request will be denied.  If you change your mind, you can choose to ‘Cancel Submit’.Request Overrides
    1. After you submit overrides, you may see:
        1. Green Checks - These were successfully submitted.
        2. Red Circles with an X - These were denied.
        3. Blue Clocks - These are pending awaiting review (Ex: AP credit has not been posted to your record yet.) No action is required from you.
      Colored Messages

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