Enrollment Requirements for Disbursement of Financial Aid

  • Financial aid funds may be prorated for less than full-time enrollment. For less than full-time enrollment in any semester, complete the Student Information Update Form.
  • Students enrolled through Open University are not eligible to receive federal or state aid however may qualify for private or alternative loans.
  • Courses taken in an “Audit” status are not eligible for federal or state aid (including loans) and do not count within total units enrolled for receipt of financial aid.

 

Full-Time Enrollment:

  • 12 units and above for an Undergraduate, Post baccalaureate or Credential program
  • 8 units and above for a Graduate degree - 200 level or department approved coursework 

Three Quarter-Time Enrollment:

  • 9 – 11 units for an Undergraduate, Post baccalaureate or Credential program
  • 7 units for a Graduate degree - 200 level or department approved coursework

Half-Time Enrollment:

  • 6 -8 units for an Undergraduate, Post baccalaureate or Credential program
  • 4 -6 units for a Graduate degree - 200 level or department approved coursework