The maximum study load for students with fewer than 30 units of completed college study is 17 units per semester. The maximum load for students who have completed 30 or more units of college study is 18 units, providing they have maintained a 3.0 or higher grade-point average (GPA). To enroll in more than the maximum unit load per semester, a student must first complete the Request for Additional Units. The outcome of the request is determined by the student’s department chair, dean, and the Undergraduate Enrollment Services Center. If the request is approved, the final approval is completed through the center, but it is the student’s responsibility to add the course to their schedule before the end of the add/drop period.
The deadline to submit the Request for Additional Units can be found in the Academic Calendar. Submissions received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be processed by the end of the add/drop period.