How many courses can I take in one semester?

Students can enroll in up to 18 credit hours without approval for the 16-week terms, Fall and Spring semesters.  

Recommended Load

Take only up to as many credit hours as there are weeks in the session, For example:

  • During an 8 week session - 8 Credit Hours
  • During a 3 week session - 3 Credit Hours

Overload

An overload is defined as attempting more than 18 credit hours in the fall or spring semesters. An advisor can provide specific information about overloads in summer and other non-traditional length semesters. Students may only enroll in one course during a minimester. An overload during any semester must be approved by the campus vice president of instruction or designee.