Overload Petition

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University policy requires students to petition for an overload when they, for a valid reason, desire to exceed the following specified maximum credit hour load:

Spring or Fall Semester:

Undergraduates 20 Credit hours
Graduates, without an assistantship 16 credit hours
Graduates, with an assistantship 13 credit hours
Graduates, with half-time assistantship 15 credit hours

Summer Term:

Undergraduates 12 credit hours
Graduates, without an assistantship 8 credit hours
Graduates, with an assistantship 6 credit hours

Classes for which you intend to register that will put you into an overload status:

Class Prefix Class Number Class Section Number Credit Hours


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graduate without an assistantship

graduate with an assistantship

*Requesting approval to register for a total of    hours for *term .

*Reason for the overload request:

The electronic petition process can involve contacting a number of faculty/staff members.  For this reason please allow up to two weeks processing time for your petition.

I certify that the information I have provided is correct to the best of my knowledge. If my request is accepted, I agree to abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the University of Wyoming. I further understand that the information submitted herein will be relied upon by the Officials of the University in determining my request and that the submission of false information is a violation of Federal and State Law and University Regulations. WITHOUT CORRECT ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE AUTHORIZATION THIS REQUEST WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.

*Select Yes for Electronic Signature Authorization:



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