Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Semester Credit Load

The number of credits an undergraduate student may carry is determined by the cumulative grade point average as follows:

  • If the cumulative GPA is less than 2.000, students are limited to a maximum of 16 credits, inclusive of any repeat courses that are scheduled.
  • If the cumulative GPA is 2.000 to 2.499, a maximum load of 18 credits is permitted.
  • If the cumulative GPA is 2.500 or above, a maximum of 21 credits is permitted. An additional fee is charged for each credit in excess of 18.

Students wishing to register for more than the maximum number of credits noted above must complete a “Request to Register for Excess Hours” form, have it approved, and returned to the Office of Academic Records and Registration for processing.