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Define Student Specific Permissions

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Define Student Specific Permissions

This is a tutorial for class scheduling staff only. No log in is required.


This guide reviews how CSUN staff granted security access to the Schedule of Classes (SOC) defines student specific permissions thereby setting consent and restricting enrollment in a class using the Maintain Schedule of Classes and Class Permissions components. When a student is identified as eligible using student specific permissions, SOLAR hides the permission box on the registration page and does not require the student to enter a permission number because authorization has been preapproved. The student adds the class into his/her shopping cart and submits it like any other class.

Two types of permissions can be assigned to restricted classes in SOLAR. Each permission type lends itself to a distinct enrollment situation:

From the first day of instruction (Late Registration) all "regular" session classes require permission regardless of value in the consent field.

Permissions of either type do not override overall student limitation rules such as:

Both permission types can be reused until:

Step 1

  1. Log into myNorthridge Portal at www.csun.edu.
  2. Under the Staff Tab, click SOLAR SA on the menu.
  3. Click Maintain Schedule of Classes on the right.

Step 2

The Find an Existing Value page displays.

  1. Enter the Term, Subject Area and Catalog Nbr.
  2. Click Search.

Step 3

The Basic Data page displays.

  1. Check the Student Specific Permissions box.
  2. Go to the Enrollment Cntrl page.

Step 4

The Enrollment Cntrl page displays.

Set consent to restrict the class using:

  1. *Add Consent
  2. Click Save

Go to Class Permissions to enter the eligible students.

Do not change the *Drop Consent system default value NO CONSENT because students will be unable to drop their classes. This feature is not used at CSUN at this time.

Step 5

Click Class Permission Numbers to setup permission criteria.


If using the SOLAR SA Application navigation, the path is: Main Menu > Records and Enrollment > Term Processing > Class Permissions.

Step 6

The Find an Existing Value page displays.

  1. Enter the Term, Subject Area and Catalog Nbr.
  2. Click Search.

Step 7

The Permission to Add page displays.

Have the list of student ID numbers handy before you begin.

  1. Navigate to the desired class section.
  2. Enter the student's ID number.
  3. Click the plus sign (+) to create more rows.
  4. Save the record before exiting.

Learn about:

  1. Expiration Date
  2. Permission Valid For
  3. ID