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Pima County Community College District Regulation

Regulation Title: Student Classification and Standing
Regulation Number: RG-3110/A
Effective Date:  11/4/03
Approval Date:  11/4/03
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Sponsoring Unit/Department:  VC Academic Affairs and Student Development
Board Policy Title & No.:  Student Classification and Standing, BP-3110
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For various reasons of importance to the individual student, the College, public agencies, and transfer institutions, the College must classify all students as full-time or part-time and as freshmen or sophomores.

The Office of the Chancellor through the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Student Development delegates authority to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Services to establish standards for classifying students as full-time/part-time or freshman/sophomore.  The Office of the Registrar will have the responsibility of applying these standards.

Pima Community College students will be classified using the following criteria:

Full-Time Student

Students enrolled for 12 or more credit hours for the fall or spring semester or 6 or more credit hours for a ten-week summer session or 4 or more credit hours for a six-week summer session or 4 or more credit hours for a six-week summer session will be classified as full-time students.

Part-Time Student

Students enrolled for 1 to 11 credit hours during fall or spring semester or 5 or fewer credit hours for a ten-week summer session of 3 credits or fewer for a six-week summer session will be classified as part-time students.

Freshman

Students who have fewer than 29 semester credit hours will be considered freshmen.

Sophomore

Students who have earned 29 or more semester credit hours will be considered sophomores.