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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. The minimum number of units taken in a given quarter is eight, at least six of which must consist of two academic courses taken for a minimum of three units each. Follow the instructions for the Request for Reduced Courseload petition at Undergraduate Academic Life.

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.