How to Reduce Enrollment

Follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your academic advisor agrees that a reduced course load is necessary
  2. Complete and endorse the Reduced Enrollment form, with your advisor
  3. Submit the form to your international student advisor (with all supporting documentation)

Reasons to Reduce Enrollement 

Valid reasons for reduced coursework that will not negatively affect your visa status are as follows:


Placement into improper course level


First term only

Difficulty with English language or reading requirements

Unfamiliarity with American teaching methods and requirements


Last term only

Less than a full course load required to finish your degree program


Per medical documentation and permission

An approved medical reason for reduced coursework