Academic Regulations and Policies
for subsequent semesters is completed via VitNet, the online student
information system. Registration for spring typically occurs in early November
and for fall in early April. Students are expected to see their advisor prior
to registration to discuss their course selection and obtain their registration
time. All coursework must be registered for the term in which the work is done.
Students must confirm their enrollment in the business office prior to the
beginning of classes or according to schedule during the first three days of
classes. Students who have pre-registered for classes but decide not to attend
Viterbo University must contact the director of student success of the change
in plans prior to the beginning of the semester. Students are liable for all
charges until this official notification is made. The registration deadline is
Aug. 15 for the fall semester, Jan. 1 for the spring semester, and May 1 for
the summer session.
Schedule changes may be made via the VitNet
online system any time after a student’s initial registration time through the
first week of the semester. After the first week of the semester, courses may
no longer be added, and any drops must be made via the drop form in the Office
of the Registrar. When students
wish to change a section or credit value for a class, they must drop and then
add the class. These changes must also be completed by the end of the
first week of the semester. Compressed courses may not be added after the first
class meeting of the compressed class.
during the first eight weeks will result in the deletion of the course from the
permanent record. Drops completed from Monday of the ninth week through Monday
of the 11th week will result in a grade of W. No drops are allowed after the
deadline to receive a grade of W. Courses other than 15 weeks in length are
prorated accordingly. The official drop date is considered to be the date the
form is submitted to the Office of the Registrar. At the request of the advisor,
and only with the consent of the instructor, a course may be added after the
fifth day but before the 10th class day of the semester.
credit load is a minimum of 12 for undergraduate students during a traditional
fall or spring term.
student success in the classroom, a student in a traditional program may not
take more than 20 credits in any term (fall, spring or summer). A traditional
program student enrolling in a Center for Adult Learning compressed or online course
will have those credits count towards the maximum of 20 total credits and
cannot have more than seven credits of compressed courses in either seven week
Center for Adult Learning programs may not take more than seven credits in a
seven week session. Students in Center for Adult Learning bachelor degree
completion programs may register for a combination of seven week and full
semester course section offerings. The maximum total credits may not exceed 20
total with no more than seven credits in any given seven weeks. In other words,
the maximum enrollment for a Center for Adult Learning student is seven credits
in the first seven weeks and seven credits in the second seven weeks and six
credits of full semester course section offerings.