What is the maximum course load for a graduate student?

The maximum academic course load for a graduate student is 13 semester hours of course work for fall or spring term. Seven hours are the maximum permitted for each of the summer sessions but no more than 13 credits for the entire summer term. Teaching or research assistants may register for a maximum of ten semester hours each fall or spring term and seven hours for each of the summer sessions.

To request permission to enroll in additional credits, complete the Credit Overload Request form.

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