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Welcome to the CSA Graduate Force Add Form 

(Updated - 4/16/2024)

The Fall 2024 force add request form will open in July 2024. 

If you are an Accelerated 4+1 M.Eng/M.S. student who cannot enroll in courses due to your status, please contact:

  • M.Eng Accelerated 4+1: Schedule an appointment with Rebecca Stevenson in Navigate
  • M.S. Accelerated 4+1: Schedule an appointment with Sara Coulson in Navigate


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.

Many factors go into reviewing a force add request, including 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. Please use the CS undergraduate form.

Please note that reviews are not conducted on the weekends and on University observed holidays and closures.

For Students *Outside* of Computer Science:

  • All force add requests received from students *outside* of computer science will be reviewed and processed when the force add form opens (July 2024). 

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 when it opens per the schedule below.
  • The form will officially open in July 2024