Course Overload

To request special permission to take more than 5.0 courses in the Fall/Winter term or an unbalanced load:

  • E-mail our academic counselling team ( with your request - include your name, student number, course you plan to take, and the reason for requesting to take a course overload, or unbalanced load. [Note that you need at least a 70% average (on a full academic load) in the previous academic year to be considered for a course overload.]
  • If you have been granted permission to enrol in an extra course load, you can add the extra course after the date listed in your special permission.