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2009-2011 Courses and Programs

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Registration/Enrollment

In order to register for classes students must first accept their offer of admission by the university. Registration and the payment of assessed fees are required of all who attend classes. Enrollment is not complete until fees are paid, including room and board fees for those living in residence halls.

Enrollment Status

Enrollment status is defined for certification purposes as either full-time or half-time.

Full-time status, fall or spring semester

Undergraduates: 12 credits
Graduates: 9 credits

Half-time status, fall or spring semester

Undergraduates: 6 credits
Graduates: 5 credits

Summer status

Summer status depends on the number of weeks a student is enrolled. Always contact the Office of the Registrar to verify a student’s status for a summer session.

With the exception of enrollment certification for veterans’ benefits, credit hours are rounded up to the next whole number. For example, credit load of 11.5 credits is rounded up to 12 credits. Contact the Office of the Registrar for more information.

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