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Prerequisite Overrides

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In instances where course prerequisites were not fulfilled prior to a student requesting a course, you can use the Manage Prerequisite Overrides page to override the prerequisite requirements and allow the student to request the course.

Note: To manage prerequisite overrides for multiple students, see Invalid Requests.

View Prerequisite Overrides

Use the following procedure to view prerequisite overrides for a selected student.

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student
  2. Under Scheduling, choose Request Management from the student pages menu.
  3. Click Override Prerequisites. The Manage Prerequisite Overrides page displays the following information for each existing prerequisite override:

    Field

    Description

    Course Number

    The number of the course for which a prerequisite is being overridden.

    Course Name

    The name of the course for which a prerequisite is being overridden.

    Overridden By

    The PowerSchool user who entered the prerequisite override.

    Note: This information does not change if edited by another PowerSchool user.

    Comments

    Any comments related to the override.

    Note: This information only appears within the PowerSchool Manage Prerequisite Overrides pages.

Override a Prerequisite

Use the following procedure to override a course prerequisite for a selected student.

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student.
  2. Under Scheduling, choose Request Management from the student pages menu. 
  3. Click Override Prerequisites
  4. Click Create New Override
  5. Use the table to enter information in the following fields:

    Field

    Description

    Course Number

    Enter the number of the course for which you want to override a prerequisite.

    Note: This field is required.

    Scheduling Year

    Choose the school year in which the course you want to override is scheduled from the pop-up menu.

    Comments

    Enter any comments related to the override.

    Note: This information only appears within the PowerSchool Manage Prerequisite Overrides pages.

  6.  Click Submit

Edit a Prerequisite Override

Use the following procedure to edit an existing prerequisite override for a selected student.

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student.
  2. Under Scheduling, choose Request Management from the student pages menu. 
  3. Click Override Prerequisites
  4. Click the Pencil icon for the override you want to edit. 
  5. Enter information as needed
  6. Click Submit

Delete a Prerequisite Override

Use the following procedure to delete an existing prerequisite override for a selected student.

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student.
  2. Under Scheduling, choose Request Management from the student pages menu.
  3. Click Override Prerequisites.
  4. Click the Pencil icon for the override you want to delete. 
  5. Click Delete
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