The Override Request form is only to be used for courses offered by the Department of Animal Science. Please submit a separate request for each course for which you need an override.
Seat Limit Overrides
If you are unable to enroll for an ANS course because the seat limit has been reached, you MUST contact the instructor of the course via email for permission to enroll in the course. If the instructor gives permission, a copy of that email must be forwarded to Tracy Rich.
Restricted Course Overrides
Some ANS courses are restricted to Animal Science majors only, or require departmental and/or instructor approval to enroll in the course.
If you would like to enroll in an independent study (490/890), please fill out the independent study form with the help of your instructor, sign the form yourself, and have the instructor sign the form. The form may be sent electronically to Tracy Rich, or it can be dropped off in 1250 Anthony.
If you would like to enroll in research credit (492), please fill out the ANS 492 application with the help of your instructor, sign the form yourself, and have the instructor sign the form. The form may be sent electronically to Tracy Rich, or it can be dropped off in 1250 Anthony.
If you would like to enroll in an internship (493), please contact the internship coordinator, Dr. Jackie Jacobs. There is an application process that you will work with Dr. Jacobs to complete. Once she has emailed you to let you know you have permission to enroll, please forward the email to Tracy Rich.
For all other courses, explain the reason for the request in the ‘Additional Comments/Details’ section of the form.
A “Course Restriction Not Satisfied” message may mean that the prerequisites are not satisfied (or as is often the case, the computer cannot identify a prerequisite you took or are transferring from another institution). If you have met with an advisor and they have a waived prerequisite (e.g., ANS 101 is waived and you need to enroll in ANS 301), please provide details in the “Additional Comments/Details” section of the form.
If you believe that you have satisfied the prerequisite or have already submitted an official transcript to MSU’s Registrar’s Office, please provide detailed information in the “Additional Comments” space provided in the form.
If you believe the prerequisite has been fulfilled at another institution but have not yet submitted the transcript, by submitting this request, you agree to provide the official transcript from your transferring institution. A 2.0 grade or higher must be achieved to receive transfer credit. If we have not received this information within the first week of classes, you may be dropped from our course.
Please submit official transcripts to:Michigan State UniversityOffice of Admissions426 Auditorium Road, Rm. 250East Lansing, MI 48824
For questions, please contact Tracy Rich in the undergraduate office (517-353-9227).