Students may not carry more than 18.75 credits without special permission from the college. Students wishing to carry excess course loads must have attained at least a “B” average in the previous semester while completing a minimum of 12 credits in that semester. Students wishing to carry 24 or more credits during the fall or spring semester or more than 12 credits during summer session must send a written request to the Vice President for Learning and Student Services, who has the sole authority to approve or deny the request. Call (800) 266-7845, ext. 6196.