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Reduced Course Load (RCL) Request

Things to Remember:
  • All students with an F-1 visa must enroll in a full course of study each required term.
    • Fall and Spring semester are required for undergraduate and graduate students.
      • Summer term is a required term for graduate students.
  • Both drops and withdrawals count against your full-time enrollment count.
  • Exceptions must be approved by your academic advisor and approved in SEVIS BEFORE you drop or withdraw from your course.
  • If you drop below full-time enrollment without first being authorized in SEVIS, your SEVIS record may be terminated.
  • A full course of study at Concordia is defined as:
Undergraduate Graduate SACM Sponsored Graduate Students
12 credits 6 credits 9 credits
Note: If you have already started a request for the current term, please go to your User Home Page to continue working on your request. Do not start a new request.