Request to Enrol in 3.5 Credits

Eligibility:

The standard course load at UTSC is 2.5 credits per semester. You may enroll in a maximum of 3 credits on ACORN and this is considered a heavy course load. UTSC students, in good standing, who wish to enroll in an additional half credit, must submit their request to the Registrar’s Office during the appropriate request period.

Exceptions:

You may not enroll in 3.5 credits if you are a:

  • BBA students. If you are seeking an exception in order to take more than 3 credits, please consult the instructions in the Calendar
  • Students on academic probation
  • Student who has been approved to write  a deferred exam from a previous semester
  • Student with any sort of course load restriction

Process

  • Complete the Request to Enrol in 3.5 Credits form and submit it during the request period
  • Ensure that you meet all course requirements for the course you wish to enrol in; this is your responsibility
  • If there is no space in the course and your request for an additional credit is approved you will automatically be waitlisted unless you list an alternate course and it has space

How the decision will be communicated to you:

  • You will receive a communication addressed to your UofT email address
Semester Request Period
Summer 2017   April 20 - May 3 F & Y courses 
Summer 2017  April 20 - June 21 S courses
Fall 2017  August 11 - September 13 F & Y courses 
Winter 2018  August 11 - January 15 S courses 

How to submit the form to the Registrar's Office:

  • In person
  • Mail or courier
  • In the drop box located outside of our office

Form: