PLEASE NOTE: Requests for permission numbers are considered on a case-by-case basis. The issuance of permission numbers is not an automatic process. You must allow 10-14 days before receiving a response from the accounting department. Only extenuating circumstances constitute the issuance of a permission number for a course when other sections of the same course remain open. Under no circumstance will permission numbers be issued for closed courses based on preference of instructor or preference of schedule. Students in their final semester prior to graduation are given priority in all cases.