Federal regulations require students in F-1 immigration status to maintain full-time enrollment each fall and spring semester. Part-time enrollment is only permitted in limited academic and medical circumstances.
Students who wish to enroll in a reduced course load must obtain authorization from an international student advisor prior to withdrawing from a class or classes.
Students who wish to request a reduced course load for academic reasons must:
Students who wish to request a reduced course load for medical reasons must:
Your international student advisor will email you when your new I-20 is ready to be signed and picked up. ISSS requires five business days for processing.
Note: Your academic program may have additional requirements regarding your course load. Please consult with your academic advisor or dean.