Registration and Courses
Students should be aware of the registration polices, including the continuous registration policy and requirements for full-time study.
Late registration requests
Change of registration is permitted through the “last day to add a class or change a section” deadline listed on the University academic calendar, typically five business days after the start of the quarter. Students are not permitted to add classes or change sections after the deadline, except in the case of unusual and extraordinary circumstances. To request registration changes after the change of registration period, students must complete a Late Registration Petition form.
Course overload requests
Students who wish to register for more than four units in a quarter are required to complete a course overload petition form. The petition should include: 1) the academic rationale for the overload; 2) the course subject, catalog number, and class number; and 3) signatures from the student’s adviser and director of graduate studies. Students should email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: master’s students incur additional tuition if enrollment exceeds 4.0 units in a term.
A student may request permission from The Graduate School to withdraw from a course or courses after the published drop dead-line. See the course withdrawal policy for additional information and the procedure for submitting a request.