Full Time Status

II. Definition of Full Time Status for Doctoral Students

In order to be considered full-time for academic purposes, students must carry a minimum number of credits per semester.  Students who have not taken and passed the standard and specialized components of the comprehensive examinations must be enrolled for at least 6 credits during every semester.

Full time status for doctoral students is defined as a minumum of 1 credit for those students who have successfully completed the standard and specialized comprehensive exam and are actively engaged in dissertation research (DD status).