Department of Psychology at Illinois State University
Graduate students may request a course override if they are unable to register for a psychology course. Students must complete the PSY Course Override Request. Click on the link to download the Override Request to the computer The request is an interactive Microsoft Word document. The form must be completed on the computer, saved as a MS Word file, and submitted as an e-mail attachment to the appropriate individual identified below. A separate override request must be completed for each psychology course.
After the override request has been submitted, the instructor of the course will be contacted to discuss any enrollment issues (e.g., course prerequisites, the equivalency of courses taken at other institutions, enrollment size and room capacity, etc.). The program or sequence coordinator for the area responsible for the course may also be consulted about the override request. If the override request is approved, the request will be forwarded to the Graduate Programs Office for additional processing. Students will be notified by e-mail about the status of their override request and if they can register for the course. Psychology graduate students will have priority for closed or filled courses.
Student in the Graduate Programs in School Psychology should contact Dr. Mark Swerdlik for a course override.
Students in the Clinical-Counseling Psychology Program should contact Dr. Karen Mark for a course override.
Students in any of the master's sequences in Psychology should complete the override request and send it as an e-mail attachment to their sequence coordinator.
Graduate students outside of the Department of Psychology, should complete the override request. Be sure to include in the form's Comment section information about psychology courses that you have completed at another institution. Send the completed Override Request as an e-mail attachment to the appropriate individual identified below: