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Course Overload Application

To encourage academic performance of high quality, the College asks students to reflect on their prior academic performance and make an intentional, informed decision to request a course overload. After a student's first semester, a full-time student may request to register for more than 17 credit hours. All students who meet the requirements below may request a course overload but note that no request is guaranteed approval. 

Please note, submissions will not be reviewed until all Fall 2018 grades have posted.  The form will be made available again on January 5, 2019.

Note: The 18th and all subsequent credit hours require additional tuition charges. Students can refer to information about the current undergraduate per credit hour rate on the Student Accounts website.

Eligibility for 18th credit hour:

  1. Student must be in good academic standing.
  2. Student cannot have any pending Incomplete grades.
  3. Student cannot have any grades of F, W, NP, or Z from the most recent full-time semester completed at GW.

Eligibility for 19 or more credit hours:

  1. Student must be in good academic standing.
  2. Student must have earned a 3.5 semester GPA with at least 12 credit hours earned in the most recent full-time semester completed at GW OR have a cumulative GPA of 3.3.
  3. Student cannot have any pending Incomplete grades.
  4. Student cannot have any grades of F, W, NP, or Z from the most recent full-time semester completed at GW.