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What is the Maximum Number of Hours I Can Take Per Semester?

Maximum Course Load


A student is permitted to register each term for the maximum number of semester credit hours listed below.  Written permission from the academic dean must be obtained to take more than the maximum load.  Students must have a grade point average above 2.0 to request permission.











Maximum Hours





Spring (Wintermester)


24 (combined terms), or

21 for Spring, or

6 for Wintermester

Summer (Maymester)


15 (combined terms), or

 9 for Summer, or

 6 for Maymester

Students who are not eligible to enroll without conditions, who are on academic probation or academic suspension/dismissal, who have been readmitted or reinstated from such conditions, or who are in the START Program will have course load conditions imposed by their advisor or dean.  Students should see the section of this catalog entitled Standards of Academic Performance.

Standard Course Meeting Times  

Summer 2017

Please note the following:

1.     Classes should use standard time blocks, as listed below, in order to maximize space resources on campus. 

2.     Afternoon lab course may be offered at times other than those indicated. 

3.     Only Upper Division and Graduate courses may meet once per week 

4.     Requests for alternate time periods must be submitted in advance to the Scheduling Office via a Request to Offer Course at Non-Standard Time and/or Off- Campus Form. 

Maymester Meeting Days & Times Military Time Conversion
MTWRF 8:00 am-1:00 pm 0800-1300
MTWRF 1:30 pm-6:30 pm 1330-1830
Summer I/II Meeting Days & Times
MTWRF 7:00 am-9:10 am 0700-0910
MTWRF 9:20 am-11:30 am 0920-1130
MTWRF 11:40 am-1:50 pm 1140-1350
MTWRF 2:00 pm-4:10 pm 1400-1610
MTWRF 4:20 pm-6:30 pm 1620-1830
MTWR 5:00 pm-7:30 pm 1700-1930
MTWR 5:30 pm-8:00 pm 1730-2000
MW or TR 5:00 pm-10:00 pm 1700-2200
Summer Long Meeting Days & Times
MTWRF 7:00 am-8:05 am 0700-0805
MTWRF 8:15 am-9:20 am  0815-0920
MTWRF 9:30 am-10:35 am 0930-1035
MTWRF 10:45 am-11:50 am 1045-1150
MTWRF 12:00 pm-1:05 pm 1200-1305
MTWRF 1:15 pm-2:20 pm 1315-1420
MTWRF 2:30 pm-3:35 pm 1430-1535
MTWRF 3:45 pm-4:50 pm 1545-1650
MW or TR 7:30 am-9:20 am 0730-0920
MW or TR 9:30 am-11:20 am 0930-1120
MW or TR 11:30 am-1:20 pm 1130-1320
MW or TR 1:30 pm-3:20 pm 1330-1520
MW or TR 3:30 pm-5:20 pm 1530-1720

Holidays and no class days for Summer 2017 include: Memorial Day (May 29th), Independence Day (July 4th).