FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: ACADEMIC TERMS: F-1 and J-1 students are required to enroll full-time in **at least 12 units** in each academic term – Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.

Contents

- 1 Is 12 units full-time UCSD?
- 2 Can I take 20 units at UCSD?
- 3 How many units can you take at UCSD?
- 4 When can I enroll in 22 units UCSD?
- 5 How many units is full-time?
- 6 How many units do I need for financial aid UCSD?
- 7 How many units are needed to graduate from UCSD?
- 8 What are units in UCSD?
- 9 How many units can I take in a quarter?
- 10 How many units is a major?
- 11 Can I double major in UCSD?
- 12 How many units is a minor at UCSD?
- 13 How many units should I take per semester?
- 14 Can I waitlist first pass UCSD?

## Is 12 units full-time UCSD?

Students can attend UC San Diego at less than full-time status. Undergraduates are considered part-time if they enroll in 10 or fewer units per quarter or fewer than 8 units during Summer Session. Graduate students are considered half-time if they enroll in 6 or fewer units per quarter.

## Can I take 20 units at UCSD?

Undergraduate students wishing to take more than twenty-two units of credit in a quarter will need their college provost’s approval. The minimum unit requirement for the bachelor’s degree is 180 quarter units. A student is expected to complete the requirements for graduation within this minimum unit requirement.

## How many units can you take at UCSD?

Maximum Unit Limitation (for students enrolled at UC San Diego prior to Fall 2019) Students are limited to 200 units for B.A. and B.S. in Arts and Sciences, 230 units for B.S. in Engineering, and 240 units for double majors.

## When can I enroll in 22 units UCSD?

Starting the first day of instruction, you may enroll in up to 22 units, including wait-listed courses. Starting on Monday of week 2 of the quarter, you may request to enroll in more than 22 units via Enrollment Authorization System (EASy). For Summer Session, the limit is 12 units.

## How many units is full-time?

A student is considered full-time for a semester if he or she has registered for 12 or more units as an undergraduate, 8 or more units as a master’s degree student or 6 or more units as a doctoral student.

## How many units do I need for financial aid UCSD?

To receive financial aid, you must be enrolled in at least 6 units per quarter and 6 units during Summer Session. For more details, read UC San Diego’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards for Financial Aid Eligibility (PDF).

## How many units are needed to graduate from UCSD?

60 upper division units is the minimum requirement to graduate from UC San Diego (15 four-unit courses). Note: All Community College coursework is considered lower-division. 48 upper division units is the minimum requirement for a major.

## What are units in UCSD?

The value of a course in units (“quarter units” or “quarter credits”) shall be reckoned at the rate of one unit for three hours’ work per week per quarter on the part of the student, or the equivalent. See the UC San Diego “Credit Hour Policy.”

## How many units can I take in a quarter?

Unit Enrollment Guidelines The normal course load for graduate students is 12 units per quarter.

## How many units is a major?

A major is generally comprised of eight units in a specific discipline.

## Can I double major in UCSD?

To declare a double major, you must plan to: Satisfy the requirements for BOTH majors, including 10 upper-division courses (40 units) unique to each major. Complete the two majors in six quarters for transfer students or twelve quarters for first-year students.

## How many units is a minor at UCSD?

A minor is a set of courses within a well-defined subject. Examples: African Studies, Philosophy, etc. Academic departments and programs may offer minors. The requirements must include at least 28 units, including at least 20 upper-division units.

## How many units should I take per semester?

If you can manage a full course load, it can be an important step toward graduating in a timely manner. If you’re interested in finishing college in four years, one of the best ways to ensure a timely graduation is to take a full course load—meaning a minimum of 15 units per semester.

## Can I waitlist first pass UCSD?

Wait listing is not available during the first pass of enrollment to encourage students to enroll in required courses. Classes can be wait-listed until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday of the 2nd full week of classes. See deadlines for the academic year.