Student Course Overloads

A full-time student must be enrolled for 12 semester credit hours or more each term. Students may register for more than 19 semester credit hours only with the written permission of the Vice President for Academic Affairs or designee. No student will be approved for more than 24 semester credit hours in any one term for any reason. "Miniterms/minimesters" are only a part of a full term/semester and are not considered as stand-alone/ individual terms. No more than two (2) laboratory courses will be approved as part of any overload request.

To be considered for an overload, the student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have successfully completed a minimum of 18 semester credit hours with Calhoun; and
  2. have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA for all coursework completed at Calhoun.