Request a Course Overload | CASA


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Request a Course Overload

Undergraduate students are limited to a maximum of 18 semester hours per semester. To request special permission to take more than 18 semester hours during a regular semester, or more than 7 semester hours in any one given summer session, students must complete Course Overload Request.  (Requires Adobe Reader.) Please note it is up to the discretion of the student’s advisor whether or not he/she approves a Course Overload. Once this form is complete and signed by the advisor please forward to the CASA email address:

Depending on your circumstances, approval of your request usually requires one or both of the following:

A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
Anticipated graduation date within 1-2 semesters

Please note that course overload requests for students on academic probation must be approved by the Students First Office.