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Welcome to the CSA Graduate Force Add Form for Fall 2022!

(Updated - 8/25/22)

Please read the following page carefully before submitting a force add request.


  • The form will open on Monday, April 25th at 12 noon ET.
  • The form will officially close at 12 noon ET on Thursday, August 25th.


Review Reminders:

  • Last weekly review will be August 9th and August 10th
  • Daily reviews will resume Monday, August 15th and continue until 12 noon Thursday, August 25th.


Rules of the Game and the Force Add Request Form:

(read first before submitting your request)

A force add request does not guarantee placement into the course.

There are a lot of factors that go into reviewing a force add request which include, but are not limited to, physical capacity of a classroom, cross-list capacity of shared courses between departments, and instructor's workload. Please note that even online classes have their limits.

Ensure you have no holds on your account. We cannot override holds to process a force add request.

Also, make sure that you are not already registered for 18 credit hours for the term. We cannot force add beyond 18 credits hours for the term.

Ensure there are no time conflicts with your requested course.

If a time conflict is found, your force add request will not be processed.

Only submit requests for CS graduate courses. Note that some CS graduate courses are not accepting force adds. This will be noted on the form.

Do not submit requests for courses outside of the CS Department.

Please do not submit requests for undergraduate CS courses through this form (except for those who were instructed to take CS 2114). Please use the CS undergraduate form.

During the summer 2022 semester (starting Monday, May 16th), requests will be reviewed once a week. Daily reviews will resume in mid-August as the fall semester draws near.

**Please note that all requests for CS 2114 submitted through this form will be reviewed/processed once a week.**

Please do not contact the CS Department in person, by phone, by email, etc. for an update on your force add request. We ask for your patience as we carefully review all requests. :-)

Did you review rules #1-6? OK. Good.

  • If you are ready to submit a *new* force add request for the first time, please proceed on to the force add form.
  • The form will open at 12 noon ET on Monday, April 25th.
  • The form closed at 12 noon ET on Thursday, August 25th.

Please note that if there's an issue with your form, it might not be processed.

Please make sure you are logged into your VT Google Credentials as this Google Form will require your VT Google Credentials.