Instructions for Students:
It is strongly recommended that you meet with a Skyline College Counselor to discuss your request for enrolling beyond the maximum unit allowed before submitting this form. Your counselor can assist you in completing the form.
If you are completing a request for more than one term (i.e. Summer and Fall), you will need to file a separate petition for each request.
Your submitted request will be reviewed for eligibility by a Skyline College Counselor and final decision will be made by the Dean of Counselling.
Once a final decision has been determined, you will be notified by email.
Reference:Enroll Beyond Max Units
Students should be cautious of the number of units they enroll in each term and not underestimate the time required for college studies; enrolling in too many units often jeopardizes chances of completing courses. Academic standing is based on a cumulative grade point average and the percentage of units completed each term. Students must carefully consider the number of hours they plan to work and their overall grade point average prior to making this request.
The following guidelines are used to review and approve petitions.
Fall & Spring (More than 19 units)
Summer (More than 11 units)
Minimum Grade Point Average
Fall & Spring
Not Working = 15-19 units
Not Working = 1-11 units
17-19 units = 2.5 GPA
6-8 units = 2.5 GPA
10 hours = 12-15 units
10 hours = 1-6 units
20-21 units = 3.0 GPA
9-10 units = 3.0 GPA
20 hours = 9-12 units
20 hours = 1-4 units
22+ units = 3.75 GPA
11+ units = 3.75 GPA
30 hours = 6-9 units
30 hours = 1-3 units
40 hours = 1-6 units
40 hours = 1-3 units
This section is to be completed only by a Skyline College Counselor.
You are reviewing this petition because the student has not yet met with a counselor.
If you feel a determination of approval or denial cannot be made, you may request that the student "Meet with a SKY Counselor" to discuss their request over an appointment.
The front desk will be prompted to contact the student to schedule a counseling appointment.
The student appointment will be made with the next available counselor unless you indicate, in the Counselor Comments (Office use only), you wish to meet with the student.