Overtally Process

Requesting an overtally into a closed course is an electronic process initiated by sending an email from the OW student portal (connect.oldwestbury.edu). 

  • School of Arts and Sciences​ - A student seeking to register in a closed School of Arts and Sciences course must email, using the Old Westbury email account, the department Chair/Dean with a copy to the department secretary. For list of School of Arts and Sciences department contacts, please visit: https://www.oldwestbury.edu/schools/arts-sciences/departments
  • School of Business​ - A student seeking to register in a closed School of Business course must email, using the Old Westbury email account, the Assistant Dean Joel Feiner with a copy to the dean's secretary. For a list of School of Business contacts, please visit: https://www.oldwestbury.edu/schools/business
  • School of Education - A student seeking to register in a closed School of Education  course must email, the Old Westbury email account, the respective Coordinator/Dean with a copy to that Dean’s secretary. For a list of School of Education contacts, please visit: https://www.oldwestbury.edu/schools/education/departments
  • School of Professional Studies​ - A student seeking to register in a closed School of Professional Studies course must email the Director of Professional Studies with a copy to the department secretary. For list of School of Professional Studies contact(s), please visit: https://www.oldwestbury.edu/schools/prof-studies/people
The subject line of the email message should read OVERTALLY. 
  • The following information is required in the body of the message:
    • Term  
    • Student’s OW ID
    • Student’s Name
    • CRN       
    • Course

If the request is denied, the sponsoring department will notify the student via the student's Old Westbury email account only. 

If the request is approved, the sponsoring department chair, dean, or director will notify the Office of the Registrar: owregistrar [at] oldwestbury.edu. The Office of the Registrar will notify the student via campus email when the overtally is processed. Overtallies are not official until processed by the Office of the Registrar.

Note: The last day to add a new class is the end of the add/drop period. 

For questions or concerns about this process, please e-mail: owregistrar [at] oldwestbury.edu