Semester Course Load

Full-time Undergraduate Student: 12 or more credits per semester. The usual full-time semester load is 15-16 credits.

Part-time Undergraduate Student: fewer than 12 credits per semester.

It is the student's responsibility to be sure they are enrolled in the correct number of credits by the end of the stated drop/add period. Students can view their # of enrolled credits by term in their SageAdvisor account. (Go to Student Planning - Plan & Schedule).

Semester Overload

Students of proven ability, as well as seniors in their last semester, may enroll for more than 18 credits with the permission of the Undergraduate Dean. Send overload requests to: [email protected]

Note: an overload fee is charged for term credits above 18 (fall or spring). See Tuition and Fees information on