Reduced Course Load

This page contains all the information you need in order to submit a request for Reduced Course Load to the Student Disability Resource Center.


Students with documented disabilities are eligible to request special status which, if approved, would allow them to take a reduced course load of not less than nine (9) hours, while maintaining a full time status, so long as the reduced course load does not affect the academic integrity of the program in which the student is enrolled. The University Financial Aid Office is responsible for determining the amount and type of financial aid received.

Approval of reduced course load is not a permanent status, but must be requested and re-evaluated each semester to determine the impact of the student's disability in relation to the demands of his/her course schedule.

Students approved for reduced course load are entitled to all University services and privileges offered to full time students.

If the student drops below the approved number of hours for reduced course load, the full time status will no longer be in effect.

Students approved for reduced course load are held to the same academic requirements and standards for satisfactory academic progress as applied to other students.


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