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Physics and Astronomy Override Information

Students should use the Scheduling Assistant to request an override to gain access to a course.  How to request an override video.

Prerequisite/Co-requisite Errors:

  • No PRE-REQ overrides will be granted.
  • Students meeting PRE-REQ’S at another institution or Purdue Regional Campus will have to wait until grades/credits are posted to their transcripts.

Time Conflict Error:

No Time_Conflict overrides will be granted.

Closed Override (Course Sections are full):

Please contact the department's schedule deputy ( to inquire if a closed override is possible. 


Departmental Designees 

Dr. Andrzej Lewicki

  • All 100-200 level PHYS Courses (except H sections of PHYS 172/272) 
  • PHYS 342, 322 
  • All ASTR courses 

Janice Thomaz

  • PHYS 172H and 272H sections 
  • All 300 – 400 level PHYS courses (except 342 + 322)

(*) Students not pursuing a declared PHYS major or minor should ONLY request override during OPEN REGISTRATION after the PHYS Major/Minor students have had a chance to get into their required PHYS courses. 

Lindsey Eggold

  • PHYS 500 and 600 level courses


Last Updated: May 30, 2024 1:14 PM

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