A full load for each semester is 12-15 credit hours, 4 credits is a full load for Interterm. This includes participation credit in sports, music, and drama activities. The traditional full-time tuition rate will be charged for this range. An overload rate per hour will be charged for credit hours above 15. Sixteen credit hours is a maximum load. Additional credits may be taken only by permission from the Vice President of Academic Affairs. An additional four credits can be earned during Interterm in January.