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Undergraduate credit hour load

  • Fall or Spring semester, an undergraduate may not enroll for more than 19 semester credit hours
  • Summer, which includes Summer I (former Maymester), an undergraduate may not enroll for more than 17 semester credit hours.

*Exceptions require the approval of the department chairperson, program director, or associate dean.  Exceptions will only be considered if additional course work is in the best interest of the student, and the student is in good academic standing with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the previous two semesters.

The official university policy is available in the undergraduate catalog.

TWU Enrollment Status hours guideline

Undergraduate Students

Fall, Spring, Summer (10 week summer) semesters:

  • Full time: 12 + credit hours
  • Half time: 6 - 11 credit hours
  • Less than Half time: 1 - 5 credit hours

Summer 1 (3 weeks)

  • Full time: 3 + credit hours
  • Half time: 2 credit hours
  • Less than half time: 1 credit hour

Summer 2 and 3 (5 weeks)

  • Full time: 6 + credit hours
  • Half time: 3-5 credit hours
  • Less than half time: 1 - 2 credit hours

Graduate Students

Fall, Spring, Summer (10 week summer) semesters:

  • Full time: 9 + credit hours
  • Half time: 6 - 8 credit hours
  • Less than Half time: 1 - 5 credit hours

Summer 1 (3 weeks)

  • Full time: 3 + credit hours
  • Half time: 2 credit hours
  • Less than half time: 1 credit hour

Summer 2 and 3 (5 weeks)

  • Full time: 6 + credit hours
  • Half time: 3-5 credit hours
  • Less than half time: 1 - 2 credit hours

 

page updated 4/14/2014 2:16 PM

Summer & Fall 2014 Early Registration Dates:

Grade Level/Group

   

Graduate Students, & Priority Registration Groups

April 01

Seniors & Post-Baccalaureates

April 08

Juniors             April 15
Sophomores  April 22
Freshmen April 29

 

State Mandated Immunization Requirement

Effective January 1, 2012, Texas law requires that all new and transfer college students must receive a vaccination or booster against bacterial meningitis.

Students required to have the vaccination or booster will not be able to register for courses until a valid immunization record or exemption document has been provided to the Office of the Registrar or the Office of Admissions Processing 

For more on this requirement, please visit the Meningitis Vaccination page.