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Instructions for Force Registration, Registration for Independent Study, or Registration for Graduate Research

If you require Force Registration, Registration for Independent Study, or Registration for Graduate Research, please email ndmercer@buffalo.edu with the following information:

  • Your person number
  • The 5-digit registration number for the course (For Force Registration in lecture-based courses, you will need to provide the 5-digit registration number for the recitation, not the lecture. Enrolling in the recitation automatically enrolls you in the associated lecture. )
  • Number of credits (if applicable)
  • Your reason for making this request

Please note the following restrictions:

We do not Force Register into labs due to equipment and space limitations. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. 

You may not request Force Registration if you are not in the reserve group. 

If you do not meet the reserve requirement you will not be Force Registered into a course. Please select a different section or take the course during the summer semester. (Most reserve requirements are for incoming freshman students, set by the University for the Finish in Four program, not by the department.)

Please do not contact individual instructors regarding Force Registration.

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