Reduced Course Load due to Academic Difficulty

Request permission for a reduced course load (below full-time) for one academic term per degree program.

Application Form for Reduced Course Load due to Academic Difficulty

How Do I Apply for an Academic Reduced Course Load?

Follow the directions below to submit the completed form to ISS:

  1. Login to myISSS.  Click on the blue “LOGIN” button on the left side of the screen, and enter your UBIT Name and Password.  Note: Do NOT click on “Administrative Services for University Departments”.
  2. Click on “F-1 Student Services” and then “Request for an Academic Reduced Course Load”. You must complete the entire E-form and upload a copy of this form (pages 1 and 2).  Be sure that both you and your academic advisor have signed the form before you submit it.  Note: Only documents saved as a PDF or JPEG are acceptable. 

Note: Academic Reduced Course Loads may only be used one time per degree level. To be eligible, students must enroll in at least 6 credits and cannot take only distance education courses.

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