Undergraduate Credit Loads and Overloads

This is an archived copy of the 2018-2019 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.uaf.edu.

Undergraduate students in good standing may take up to 18 credits in a regular (fall/spring) semester. Students who are on academic probation are limited to 13 credits per regular semester; students who have been academically disqualified are limited to 10 credits per regular semester.

Enrollments in the two week WINTERmester and MAYmester sessions is limited to 3 credits per session. WINTERmester counts as a spring semester for financial aid purposes, and MAYmester counts as summer; however, these credits are not included in the total credit limit for the respective semesters. Enrollment in the summer semester is limited to 8 credit per six week session for a total of no more than 15 credits.

Students who wish to take more than 18 credits in a regular semester must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Any student in good standing seeking an overload of 19 to 23 credits must get advisor approval; for more than 23 credits, or for any student with less than a 3.0 GPA, the dean of the student's college or school must also approve.