Concurrent Enrollment Eligibility Requirements

Undergraduate students considering enrolling concurrently must meet the following conditions:

  • Meet all federal and state financial aid guidelines
  • Be fully admitted to UIS
    • Students conditionally admitted are ineligible
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 hours of course work at UIS for that semester
  • Is limited to 6 hours of course work at the concurrent institution for that semester
  • Is limited to a cumulative total of 15 hours of concurrent enrollment courses
  • Can only enroll in on-line courses at approved institutions
  • Be taking courses for a letter grade
    • Audit, pass/fail and credit/no-credit courses are ineligible
  • Have the application process completed by the following deadlines
    • Fall Semester:              September 30th
    • Spring Semester:         February 20th  
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress
    • Students on financial aid probation/cancellation are ineligible
  • Have completed all coursework, with passing grades, from prior concurrent enrollments

Undergraduate students will be evaluated for concurrent enrollment based on the following conditions:

  • Course(s) is not offered at UIS for that semester
  • Course(s) is closed due to capacity
  • Course(s) is required due to program course sequencing requirements
  • Course(s) is approved to be taken off campus by the Dean or designee

During the semester of concurrent enrollment, students must do the following:

  • Inform the Office of Financial Assistance of any changes in their enrollment status at either institution.  Changes in enrollment may result in the following:
    • Students may lose aid eligibility
    • Students may be liable for any repayment of federal or state funds

Upon completion of the semester of approved concurrent enrollment, students need to do the following:

  • Submit an official academic transcript from the concurrent institution to the UIS Office of Admissions and Records
  • Submit an official academic transcript or grade report to the Office of Financial Assistance
    • Failure to do so will result in the suspension of future financial aid

The concurrent enrollment process is only available for the Fall and Spring semesters. Concurrent enrollment is not available to online undergraduate students and graduate students.