Reduced Course Load

International students are required to maintain full-time status (12 credits per semester) with a few exceptions listed below and described by Federal Regulations. International students must obtain approval from their ISSO Advisor prior to dropping below 12 credits.

To learn more about the limited exceptions to the full-time enrollment requirement see the exceptions below. 

 If you are eligible for a reduced course load exception, you can submit a request in the ISSO Portal.