Minimum full-time vs. part-time course loads

  • Your "credit load" determines whether you're a full-time (FT) or part-time (PT) student. You can calculate your credit load by adding the credits of all the courses you are taking in a term.
  • Most clinical, preceptorship, or practicum placements are considered "full-time" status regardless of number of credits.
  • All post-secondary programs have a minimum full-time credit load of 9 credits. Learners who carry less than 9 credits in a term will be considered part-time.
  • Certain fees may be different for full-time and part-time students.

International students: Please review the International Student's notes for guidelines. For inquiries please contact the International Education Department.

See also: 500-1-17 Learner Credit Registration Policy

Office of the Registrar and Enrolment Services

Registrar Services

South Campus, First Floor
345 6 Avenue SE

In person service hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact centre (phone/email) hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The College is closed on weekends and holidays.

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