EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE
Excess Units Authorization—Fall Semester or Regular Spring Semester
(Note: For Summer Session or for Intersession, NO excess unit’s authorization is available—beyond the 7.0 units
allowed for all students.)
(If student wants to register in 7.0 or fewer units for Intersession AND 18.0 or fewer units for Regular Spring
Semester and MyWeb will not allow the total units (for both terms) to exceed 18.0 units, student does not need to
see a counselor regarding Excess Units. Student should proceed directly to Admissions with Reg ID#s of the
additional courses to be added—up to 7.0 units for Intersession and up to 18.0 units for Regular Spring Semester.)
Excess Units for Fall Semester or for Regular Spring Semester:
Maximum units allowed without authorization: 18.0 units.
Maximum units that may be authorized by a counselor: 22.0 units total (up to 4.0 additional units).
For approval to take more units than is allowed for Fall Semester or for Regular Spring Semester:
It is strongly recommended that the student meets the below criteria.
This form must be evaluated and approved by a counselor during a counseling appointment of at
least 30 minutes. This cannot be accomplished during walk-in counseling or via email.
Student can request this authorization only one time from one counselor per semester. Initial
counselor’s decision is final.
Name: ___________________________ Student ID#: ___________________ Date: ______________
Email: ___________________________ Phone: ____________________
Number of hours per week of non-school commitments (work, parenting, volunteering, etc.): _______
Additional units requested:
• For Fall Semester or Regular Spring Semester (check one) of _____ (yr), I am requesting
to take ___ additional units (above the 18.0 units allowed) for a total of ___ units for this
Student Signature: _________________________________
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FOR COUNSELOR USE ONLY:
___ SARS Alert has been checked to ensure that student has not previously requested Excess Units for
this particular semester. (If this has occurred—whether approved or denied—student is not eligible
for current request. Counselor marks the “Denied” line on p. 2 and enters explanatory SARS Alert.)
___ STRK & STSC have been checked to ensure that student has not previously been authorized for
Excess Units for this particular semester. (If this has already occurred, student is not eligible for this
current request. Counselor marks the “Denied” line on p. 2 and enters explanatory SARS Alert.)
To be eligible to request authorization to take Excess Units for this particular semester, it is strongly
recommended that the student meets the below criteria:
Student has either an Abbreviated Ed Plan or a Comprehensive Ed Plan on file at EVC.
Student has completed at least 15 units at one or more colleges. (AP Test scores are not considered
for this purpose.)
Student’s overall GPA is 3.0 or higher. (Or if student has primarily taken non-graded courses,
student has completed at least 75% of all attempted units.)
Student has completed at least one semester of at least 15 units with a minimum 3.0 GPA.