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    Reduced Course Load Policy

    Policy Statement                                                                      

    The Student Access Office (SAO) engages in an interactive process with each student and reviews requests for accommodations on an individualized, case-by-case basis. Depending on the nature and functional limitations of a student’s documented disability, he/she may be eligible to take less than a full time course load, as governed by this policy. Each student request is determined on an individualized, semester-by-semester basis; appropriate, supporting documentation must be submitted as part of the Petition process.

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    Reason for Policy                                                                    

    Unlike part-time status, a reduced course load will allow a qualifying student to register for a course load that is less than full-time, and still receive a pro-rated Adelphi scholarship and/or grant.

    Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

    Adelphi University matriculated students.

    Policy Owner                                                               

    Melissa Dean

    Secondary Contacts

    Rosemary Garabedian

    Kristen Capezza

    Sheryl Mihopulos

    Lisa Kandell

    Document History                                                      

    • Last Reviewed Date: September 1, 2017
    • Last Revised Date: September 1, 2017
    • Policy Origination Date: September 1, 2017    

    Who Approved This Policy                                                  

    Executive Leadership Members including: Christine Riordan, Sam Grogg, Kristen Capezza, Perry Greene, Maggie Yoon, Brady Crook, and Joanna Templeton

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