REDUCED COURSE LOAD
An F-1 student may be authorized for a reduced course load once per program level. There are three situations where a reduced course load may be authorized: academic difficulties, medical conditions, and completion of course of study.
A reduced course load for undergraduate students is anything under 12 credit hours. A reduced course load for graduate students is anything under 8 credit hours.
If a reduced course load is authorized, students must enroll in at least half of the credit hours considered to be full time, except for a medical condition.
A reduced course load may be authorized under the following conditions:
A reduced course load can be authorized once per level due to
A reduced course load can be authorized for medical conditions each session and for a total of 12 months at the same program level:
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A reduced course load can be authorized for completion of course of study if:
In order to request a reduced course load, please contact the International Programs Office at 906-227-2510 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.