University General Course Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Apr 04, 2020  
University General Course Catalog 2017-2018 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Full-time and Part-time Students


Undergraduate:  Regular students who register for at least 12 credits in a given semester are defined as full-time. Those students registering for 11 credits or fewer are defined as part-time.  See the Enrollment Status table below.

Graduate:  Graduate standing students who register for at least nine graduate credits are defined as full-time. Graduate students enrolled in eight credits or fewer are defined as part-time.  The Graduate School provides verification of full-time enrollment for graduate students who are registered for 6-8 graduate credits and have a 20 hour a week graduate assistantship. Graduate assistants enrolled in fewer than nine graduate credits are not considered full-time for financial aid purposes, as defined by the Department of Education.  See the Enrollment Status table below.

Medical:  M.D. students are considered full-time.

Enrollment Status

  Full Time Three-Quarter Time Half Time Less-Than-Half Time Not Enrolled
Undergraduate 12+ 9-11 6-8 1-5 0
Graduate 9+ 7-8 5-6 1-4 0