F-1 immigration regulations require students to enroll full-time each term. Full-time enrollment is a minimum of 12 credits per term for undergraduate students and a minimum of 9 credits per term for graduate students. Exceptions to the full-time enrollment requirement must be approved by an international student advisor.
Requires Online Request
To request a drop below full time enrollment (reduced course load), login to iConnect and complete the appropriate eForm.
|Final Term of Study||Available only if a full course load is not needed the final term to complete degree requirements.|
|Concurrent Enrollment||Available to students planning to enroll part-time at Lane Community College or another school in addition to taking UO classes. A minimum of 8 UO credits is required except for the final term.|
|Thesis or Dissertation||Available to graduate students who have completed all course work requirements but will be enrolled in a minimum of 3 thesis/dissertation credits while they complete their research and degree requirements.|
|Vacation Term||Available to students who have enrolled full-time for three or more terms and would like to take a vacation term during the fall, winter or spring terms. Summer term is considered a default vacation term which does not require RCL approval.|
Requires Meeting with an International Student Advisor
To schedule a remote advising appointment, call 541-346-3206 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Initial Academic Difficulties
Available only to first year students and can only be granted one time.
Available to students who have been recommended by a medical professional to take a term off or enrolled in a reduced course load due to an illness or medical condition. For more information please read thisFile Medical RCL Guide .