International Student Full Course Exception


Immigration regulations require an F-1 student to maintain full-time enrollment. A student enrolled in their final semester of course work at the university, may request a full course exception and must receive approval by an international student advisor.  

Class schedule must be final at the time of request submission.  

Prior to Submitting request

Please complete the following before submitting this request.

For Graduates:  

  • Register for your courses you plan to take. Your schedule must be final at time of submission. 
  • Must have filed to Request to Graduate through Enrollment Services if this is your last semester. 
  • Meet with your Graduate Advisor to confirm program requirements.

For Undergraduates:  

  • Register for your final courses you plan to take during your last semester at CSULB. Your schedule must be final. 
  • Run your Academic Requirements Report (ARR) on your MyCSULB account and review your progress towards graduation. 
  • Review your Degree Planner to confirm your graduation status. 
  • Must have filed Request to Graduate through Enrollment Services. 

After Submitting

Your request will be reviewed by an International Student Advisor in ISS.

You will be notified once your service request is resolved.

Contact Us

If you need assistance with your request after submission, simply reply to the automated emails you will receive connected to your service request number.

For additional support visit the ISS Homepage


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