Undergraduate 2019-2020

Full Time/Half Time/Less than half time/Overload Enrollment

Fall, Spring and Summer terms: full-time enrollment is considered 12 or more credit hours for undergraduate students; half time enrollment is 6-11 credit hours; and less than half time enrollment is 5 credit hours or less.

An overload is more than 18 credit hours for Fall and Spring terms and more than 15 total credit hours for the Summer term.

The Interim term has a 4 credit hour limit; no overload will be permitted.

A student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher may take up to 3 additional credit hours beyond the respective term overload limit without advisor approval. Exceeding 3 additional credit hours for the respective term for overload requires advisor approval. Please contact the Office of the Registrar by phone at 970-351-4UNC (4862); email at registrar@unco.edu; or in person at the Office of the Registrar, 1051 22nd Street, Campus Commons to process the overload request.

During Fall and Spring terms, a student with a GPA lower than 3.0 may take credits beyond the 18 credit hour limit course load only with the signature of their academic advisor and the Department Chair or School Director. The Credit Overload Permit form (http://www.unco.edu/registrar/pdf/reg-overload-ug.pdf ) must be submitted to the Registrar's Office,1051 22nd Street, Campus Commons or faxed to 970-351-1870.

Business students and student teachers require approval of both their academic advisor and Department Chair or School Director for ANY overload, regardless of GPA.