PETITION TO ENROLL IN EXCESS UNITS
TERM: □ FALL □ SPRING □ WINTER □ SUMMER
DATE SUBMITTED: ______________
Per LACCD guidelines, students are allowed to register district wide in a maximum of:
► 19 units in the fall/spring semester
► 9 units in the winter/summer session
Students who wish to add additional units must meet the following requirements to receive approval
from the counseling department:
1. Completion of at least 12 semester units of college coursework & minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
2. If a majority of coursework has been completed outside of LACCD, unofficial transcripts from ALL
institutions attended must be submitted with the petition.
A request for the exception to the minimum 3.0 GPA may be considered if the student:
► Has recent coursework that demonstrates academic performance above 3.0 GPA
► Provides a specific reason or extenuating circumstances for requesting the exception
► The additional courses/units are needed order to fulfill degree, certificate and/or transfer
requirements by the end of the term or academic year.
Submit completed form to the General Counseling email CnselDsk@wlac.edu at start of
academic term/session. Approved petitions are then submitted to Admissions & Records.
Student Name: _________________________________ Student ID #: ________________________
Birthdate: _____________ Phone #: ( )_______________ Email:__________________________
REASON FOR UNIT OVERLOAD:
□ I need the courses/units to qualify for an AA Degree or certificate by the end of the term or academic year.
□ I need the courses/units to meet transfer requirements by the end of the term or academic year.
□ Course is only offered once per year or every other year.
□ I need the course to complete math, English and/or science course sequence to transfer.
□ Other (Please specify reason on back page or as a separate attachment)
If permission is granted, I will be enrolled in the following courses (List ALL courses):
Course Name (Ex. Math 227– Statistics) Units Course Name Units
OFFICE USE ONLY
I am currently enrolled in: ___ units I am petitioning to enroll in a total of: ___ units
(For online submission, you may type your name to provide an electronic signature)
Counselor's Signature: _____________________________ _________________