Academic Load

Undergraduates


Spring, Fall and Summer

enrollment status number of units
Full time 12+ Units
Half time 6 - 11.5 Units
Less than 1/2 time .5 - 5.5 Units

 Minimester

enrollment status number of units
Half time 3 - 4 Units
Less than 1/2 time .5 - 2.5 Units

Graduates

Spring, Fall and Summer

enrollment status number of units
 Master's and Certificate Programs 
Full time 9+ Units
Half time 6 - 8.5 Units
Less than 1/2 time .5 - 5.5 Units
Doctoral Programs*
Full time 6+ Units
Half time 3 - 5.5 Units
Less than 1/2 time .5 - 2.5 Units
*Prior to Fall 2012, doctoral unit designation was the same as master's.

Minimester

enrollment status number of units
Doctoral, Master's and Certificate Programs
Half time 3 - 4 Units
Less than 1/2 time  .5 - 2.5 Units 

 Graduate Placeholder Policy