Full-Time and Part-Time Loads
Registration in at least 12 credits for the Fall or Spring semester constitutes a full-time load
for an undergraduate student. Otherwise, it constitutes a part-time load.
Maximum Load for Registration per Semester
The maximum load for registration during the Fall or Spring semester by any
undergraduate student is 16 credits. However, student on good academic
standing can take up to 19 credits per semester provided that this number of credits does
not contradict any residency requirements. Student with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 and
above, may petition to register for one additional three credits course over and above the
regular load. This additional load, may be approved provided the residency requirements
Maximum Load for Registration in the Summer Session
The maximum load for registration by any undergraduate student in the Summer session is
9 credits or less as determined by the Faculty concerned.
Maximum Load for Students on Probation
Students who are on probation may register for a maximum of 13 credits per semester of
which at least 9 credits for courses that must be repeated, if any.
Maximum Load for Students with Incomplete(s)
Students who have two or more incomplete grades from a previous semester or the
Summer session may register for a maximum of 13 credits per semester unless these
courses are senior projects or the like.
Maximum Load for Students with Cross-Registration
The combined load for students with both registration at NDU and cross-registration in
another institution must not exceed the maximum load stated above.