Reduced Course Load

Reduced Course Load

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Students are only allowed one reduced course load for academic difficulties or medical condition per program.

Instructions for reduced course load:

  1. Determine the reason for a reduced course load.
  2. Based on the chosen reason, complete the following steps:
    1. Completion of Course Study (last semester in the program). Please note to be on a reduced course load you have to have requirements remaining towards your graduate program. 
      1. Complete Reduced Course Load Request Form.
      2. Submit the two forms to the Graduate Program Coordinator.
      3. You will receive a RCL letter from the  Graduate Program Coordinator.
      4. Submit all paperwork to the International Center.
    2. Academic Difficulties
      1. Complete Reduced Course Load Request Form.
      2. Write a statement for the reason for your academic difficulty.
      3. Submit the two items to the Graduate Program Coordinator.
      4. You will receive a RCL letter from the Graduate Program Coordinator.
      5. Schedule a meeting with an International Student Adviser to submit all paperwork to the International Center.
      6. Drop the course through Wolverine Access.
    3. Medical Condition
      1. Get a letter about medical condition from a medical professional according to guidelines listed on the website above.
      2. Complete Reduced Course Load Request Form.
      3. Submit the three items to the Graduate Program Coordinator.
      4. You will receive a RCL letter from the the Graduate Program Coordinator.
      5. Schedule a meeting with an International Student Adviser to submit all paperwork to the International Center.
      6. Drop the course through Wolverine Access