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Departmental Overrides


Please have the following information available prior to contacting academic departments regarding an override.

  • Texas State ID Number / A-ID
  • CRN
  • Subject
  • Course Number
  • Section


Department Contact Method
Accounting Go to Accounting's website
Aerospace Studies Email Department
Agricultural Sciences Go to College of Applied Arts Advising Center's website
Anthropology Email Treena Herington
Art & Design Email Veronica Fernandez
Biology For prerequisite and closed class, email instructor of record. All other overrides email Gloria Rodriguez
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies Email Center for Diversity and Gender Studies or call 512.245.2361
Chemistry & Biochemistry Go to Chemistry website
Clinical Laboratory Science for Directed Study Courses Email Dr. Rodney Rohde
Communication Disorders Email Communication Disorders or call 512.716.2624
Communication Studies Fill out the Override Request Form
Computer Information Systems & Quantitative Methods Go to Computer Information Systems & Quantitative Methods' website
Computer Science Go to Computer Science's website
Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology Go to CLAS' website
Criminal Justice & Criminology Go to Criminal Justice & Criminology's website
Curriculum & Instruction Email Curriculum & Instruction
Dean, Business Administration

Graduate requests where you know what classes to take

Graduate requests where you are unsure what to take and need advising

EDST Go to the Office of Educator Preparation's website
Engineering Go to Engineering's website
Engineering Technology Go to Engineering Technology's website
English Email Taylor Cortesi
Family & Consumer Sciences Go to Family and Consumer Science's website
Finance & Economics Go to Finance and Economics' website
General Studies Go to General Studies' website
Geography Email Dr. Brian Cooper
Health & Human Performance Go to College of Education Advising Center's website
Health Administration Email Julie Carroll
Health Information Management Email Gabriela Zegarra-Coronado

At this time, the History Department does not offer waitlists for their undergraduate closed classes. If you are seeking special approvals, closed class requests, or any other departmental approvals for your history courses, please see the Department of History webpage for the appropriate forms.  The forms are located in the right hand menu, under HISTORY RESOURCES. Please complete the necessary form(s) and click “submit.”  Your request will automatically go to the appropriate person for the approvals.  You should expect a reply regarding special approvals within 72 business hours.

For Undergraduate History Courses email Trace Etienne
For Graduate History Courses email  Jose Carlos De la Puente

Honors Email Honors Advising or call 512.245.2266
International Studies Go to International Student and Scholar Services' website
Journalism & Mass Communication

For Undergraduate requests email Mr. Harry Bowers

For Graduate requests email Dr. Michel Haigh

Management For Undergraduate requests, go to Management's website or call 512.245.2571
For Graduate requests where you know what classes to take
For Graduate requests where you are unsure what to take and need advising
Marketing For Undergraduate courses visit Marketing's website
Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Go to Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program's website
Math Email Math Department
Military Science Email Victoria Gonzales or call 512.245.3232
Music Email Krystyn Jensen

For Undergraduates email Staci Strauch

For Graduates email Kathy Smith or Sarah Solorzano

Organization, Workforce, and Leadership Studies Go to OWLS' website
Philosophy Go to Philosophy's website
Physical Therapy Call at 512.716.2652
Physics Email or call 512.245.2131
Political Science For POSI 2310 or POSI 2320 overrides, email Denise Bjerke

For undergraduate students majoring/minoring in Political Science or Public Administration, email Denise Bjerke

For undergraduate students not majoring/minoring in Political Science or Public Administration, email Manda Anderson

For graduate students in MA (Political Science) or MPA (Master’s Public Administration), email Dodie Weidner

For graduate students in Legal Studies, email Chris Williams

For prerequisite overrides go to Psychology's website

For all other overrides email Psychology

Radiation Therapy Email LaDonna Cannon
Respiratory Care

For BSRC and BSRC-O email April Rock

For MSRC email Natsu Knox

Social Work

For Undergraduate requests fill out a Request to Register for a BSW Course

For Graduate requests email MSW Program


For closed class overrides, please contact the instructor of the course

For Undergraduate requests email Sociology

For Graduate requests email Graduate Sociology or visit Sociology's website

Theatre & Dance

Theater Requests

Dance Requests

University Seminar Email University Seminar
World Languages & Literatures Email Beth Smith