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Summer & Fall 2021 Registration

» Permission Numbers


When students need to register for a class that requires an instructor or department approval, or to override the waitlist to a closed class, the students must complete and submit the online request for a Permission Number. Before submitting requests, students should also add their names to the waitlist through

To review the guide through the online request system click on: Permission Number Online Request Guide - PDF 

LogIn to: Permission Number Online Request


When a request for a Permission Number is approved, the academic department assigning the permission will send the number to the student's Chapman University email.

To learn more about registration through self-service, link to the University Registrar's Steps to Register.

To print a copy of the Permission Number Guide below, download: Permission Number Guide - PDF.

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Using Permission Numbers in Registration

If you have already added the course to your shopping cart and then received the Permission Number for it afterwards, drop yourself from the waitlist to remove the course from your shopping cart first. Then, re-add the class to your shopping cart using the Permission Number, and then proceed to enroll:

Go to your shopping cart and select the class that requires the Permission Number. shopping cart

Enter the Permission Number and click "Next". Permission Number box on classThis takes you back to the Add Enrollment screen. Click "Proceed to Step 2 of 3". add enrollments proceed to step two of threeClick "Finish Enrolling". finish enrolling buttonThe confirmation screen shows if the class was successfully added or not. Your class schedule will update after the class has been added. confirmation page