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Additional Courses or Extra Credit

Additional courses or extra credits are those taken in excess of the number of courses normally permitted in any semester or academic year.

It is important to note that full-time students are billed per annum while part-time students are billed per credit. 

 

Students may request extra credits provided they meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Full-time students who have obtained a GPA of 3.0 or above after completing three semesters.
  • Full-time students with fewer than 13 courses to complete their programme.
  • Part-time students who have obtained a GPA of 3.0 or above after completing three semesters.
  • Part-time students who have satisfied the requirements for full-time matriculation.
  • Full-time students who have pursued 4 courses instead of 5 in the preceding semester.
  • Part-time students who have pursued 2 courses instead of 3 in the preceding semester.

  1. Accesss Student Administration System (SAS)
  2. Click on "Enter Secure Area"
  3. Enter your identification number and password
  4. From the "Main Menu", select "Student Services"
  5. Select Registration
  6. Select academic year and semester
  7. Select Look-Up Classes to Add
  8. Search for course(s) to add
  9. Choose Department
  10. Select course(s)
  11. Select request override (maximum credit override)

Note: If the class is closed the student will require an approval from the lecturer.

How to Apply for Additional Courses

The Faculty Office is the final decision level for this request type and is committed to a response time of 10 business days after the request has been made.

Additional Courses Processing Steps

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