Penn State Harrisburg

A-8. Limitations on Registering for More Than 19 Credits per Semester - Implementation of Faculty Senate Policy 34-23


To establish common practices required to implement Faculty Senate Policy 34-23.


The University Academic Administration Policy C-2 states, "Students are strongly encouraged to consult with their academic adviser before registering for a credit overload. Students are not permitted to register for more than 19 credits prior to the first day of the semester. After consultation with their academic adviser, students are permitted to register for more than 19 credits during the first ten calendar days of the semester."

Approved: Academic Leadership Council, April 2005; Provost and Dean, April 2005

Revised: Academic Council, April 2009

Revised: Academic Council, September 2012