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Reduced Courseload

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students may request and be approved for a reduced courseload for disability reasons in an appropriate case and with support from the OAE. If approved, eight units earned in a given quarter constitutes minimum satisfactory academic progress. The courses taken must allow a student to make progress toward a degree. This includes, but is not limited to, taking courses that fulfill the University's academic requirements and courses that meet requirements for the student’s major.

Follow the instructions for a Reduced Course Load Petition by logging into OAE|Connect, selecting "Academic Request Forms" and submitting your petition. Your Disability Adviser will be notified upon reciept. 

Graduate Students

Graduate students may also request and be approved for a reduced courseload for disability reasons in an appropriate case and with support from the OAE. The minimum number of units taken in a given quarter is determined in collaboration with the student’s department. Typically, six units of course work is the minimum.