A full-time student carries 12 or more credit hours per semester. Any non-resident student carrying less than 12 semester hours is considered to be part-time. A resident student must carry at least 12 semester hours (appeals for exceptions may be addressed to the Provost and the Office of Student Services). Day students maintaining a “B” average may be allowed to take up to 21 semester hours, at a charge of $250.00 per credit hour for each hour over 18, with the permission of the appropriate Dean.
Online and Evening students maintaining a "B" average or better may be permitted to take more than two courses per term and may be permitted to take up to 27 semester hours in a semester. Students wishing to be enrolled in more than two evening courses or more than two online courses at any one time must receive permission from the appropriate Dean.
Online and Evening Students:
Students will be allowed to take one of the following during an Evening or Online session or term:
- Two Evening courses, OR
- Two Online courses, OR
- One Evening course and one Online course.
Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above who have received written permission from the appropriate Dean for an overload will be allowed to take one of the following:
- Two (2) Online courses & one (1) Evening course OR
- Two (2) Evening courses & one (1) Online course OR
- Three (3) Online courses OR
- Three (3) Evening courses
No student will be allowed to be enrolled in more than three Evening or Online courses at any one time. Overload requests must be received at least one week before the session or term begins.
Please note: If a student enrolls in an overload without the written permission of the appropriate Dean, he or she will be withdrawn from the class which caused the overload.