Approval for Exceeding Overload Maximum
# of OVL Credits:
Article 12. Section D of the Master Agreement Between the Minnesota State Colleges &
Universities Board of Trustees & the Inter Faculty Organization, currently in effect states:
“…Normally, total overload shall not exceed five (5) credits per academic year.”
*Overload includes online courses – 20 students = 1 credit overload
The instructor noted below has exceeded the maximum overload credits for this year. Please
provide evidence in the necessity of exceeding the maximum.
Total overload credits used this year (including this request): ___________________
Reason why instructor is exceeding the maximum overload credits?
What corrective action will be taken to prevent the above problem in the future?
College Dean Date
Academic Affairs Designee Date
Human Resources Director Date