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Asked by: Leen
Question: Hi! I'm a first year. I already registered for courses for my original program that I was planning on going to, but I want to change my program, so I looked at the courses for the other program and they are full.So, do I just check back once classes start and hope some people drop their classes? Do I just wait until the second semester for those courses? I'm just worried that I'll miss out on those courses and my thinking is that it would be a waste of money if I attended the original courses I picked out when my mind isn't in it anymore. Any advice/answers would greatly be appreciated!

Answered by: Katelyn
Answer: Hey Leen, I'm sorry to hear the courses are full that can be a pain in the butt, the good news is that you are changing your mind at the best time in your degree! I wouldn't stress too much you have 4+ years to figure this out. You can definitely wait and see if spaces open up in your desired courses I would check for spaces everyday especially after the first day of the class, that's your best time to get into a class. It can be difficult but you might be able to get an 'over ride' into the course; you show up on the first day(if your available at the time it starts) even if the course is full you might be able to at least speak to the prof afterward the first class and get an override into the course. Be aware this doesn't happen every single time and it is solely up to the prof to decide to let you in or Not but I personally have had a lot of success with doing this. Worse case scenario some of these first semester classes your in might be credit toward your 'electives' so you wouldn't be wasting your money. You would have to speak with your academic advisor to confirm this though. Hope this helps, don't hesitate to reach out if you have anymore questions
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