An explanation of the credit cap at the graduate level and the approvals necessary to exceed this cap.
|Responsible Unit:||Center for Graduate Studies|
|Responsible Exec:||Provost and VP for Academic Affairs|
|Adoption Date:||Based on Senate resolution #15: 1994-1995|
|Last Revision Date:||June 2009|
|Last Review Date:|
There are no definitions for this policy at this time.
Occasionally graduate students may wish to register for more than the 12 credits that normally constitute a full-time load at the graduate level. At the graduate level, students may register for a maximum of 15 credits during SummerSession. Registration for 13-15 credits for either the fall or spring semester requires departmental approval. Registration for 16 or more credits requires both departmental approval and approval by the dean of graduate studies.
Links to Related Procedures and Information
The Graduate Credit Overload Request Form can be found here under "Forms."
Center for Graduate Studies
Office Location: Morgan 2105
History (in descending order)
|Next Review Date||June 2012||Three year review|
|Adoption Date||1994-1995||Policy Adopted|
This policy is approved by: