Senior Part-time Status

If you need fewer than 12 credits to graduate in your final semester, you only need to register for the number of credits required to complete the degree.

Seniors who are recipients of a University Merit-Based Scholarship (Presidential, Trustee, James Dickson Carr, National, Henry Rutgers, Scarlet or Dean's) who are registered for less than 12 credits are required to contact the SAS Scholarship Office to ensure the continuance of their scholarship. Request for a scholarship review should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

  • Name
  • RUID
  • Name of merit-based scholarship(s)

Part time registration, even when approved by exception, may impact non-academic areas such as medical insurance, financial aid and scholarships, on-campus housing, international student status, and NCAA eligibility. Please check any of these areas that may affect you.

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