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Reduced Course Load (RCL)

Things to Remember:
  • All students with an F1 visa must enroll in a full course of study each Fall and Spring semester.
  • Both drops and withdrawals count again 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, you 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


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