Regulation 5 - Course Load

Fall/Winter semesters:  The course load for a full-time student is 5 courses (15 semester-hours of credit) in each semester. An overload is approved for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.  To activate overload status, and register in an additional course, contact the Registrar’s Office. The minimum course load for full-time student status is 3 courses (9 semester hours of credit) in each semester. Full-time course loads for professional programs may vary.

Summer semesters: The summer semester consists of a spring session and a summer session. The full course load for a student in the summer semester is 6 courses (18 semester hours of credit; 9 in the spring session and 9 in the summer session). An overload is approved for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher. To activate overload status, and register in an additional course, contact the Registrar’s Office. The minimum course load for full-time student status in the spring session or full-time student status in the summer session is 2 courses (6 semester hours of credit). Full-time course loads for professional programs may vary.

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