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CWUP 5-90-010(38) Undergraduate Student Study Load

(A) Full-time or part-time student status is determined by the number of credits for which a student is registered. Full-time status is 12 or more credits in any quarter.

(B) Loads of 19 or 20 credits are considered overload and must be approved by the major advisor and major department chair (in the case of students who have been admitted to majors or pre-major status) or by the director of academic advising services (in the case of students without declared majors).

(C) Loads in excess of 20 credits must be approved by the major advisor, major department chair, and the appropriate dean or, in the case of undeclared majors, the academic advisor and the director of academic advising services and the provost for curriculum, assessment, and academic policy.

(D) Students participating in activities which require "normal/satisfactory progress" must be registered for and successfully complete 12 or more credits per quarter. Criteria for successful completion may be established by the department supervising the activities.

(E) Students on academic probation may not carry loads in excess of 14 credits.

(F) A cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher is required for students seeking an overload. Exceptions may be approved by the major department chair or the director of academic advising services, in the case of students without declared majors.

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