Regional Executive Director
Year Up Chicago
Adding a Third Credit FAQ
IMPORTANT UPDATE: REGISTERING FOR A THIRD CREDIT IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE VIA THE WEB REGISTRATION SYSTEM AS SOON AS STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER!
Q: How do I register for a third credit?
A: Registering for a third credit is now available online as soon as students are eligible to register. If you have trouble registering for a third credit online, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: When can I add a third credit?
A: Students are now able to add a third credit as soon as they are eligible to register. Please visit the Registration Calendar for all dates.
Q: Can I be added to a waitlist for a third course?
A: Yes, now that adding a third course is online, you can be added to a waitlist. However, you MUST select and save an auto-drop class. Please click here for more information.
Q: I am already registered for two courses plus SEEK 440A. Can I still add a third course?
A: Yes. You can now register for three courses and SEEK 440A online via the web registration system.
Q: What is the tuition cost for a third credit?
A: The same tuition rates apply. Please click here for current tuition rates.
Q: What if I am receiving financial aid and I add a third credit? Will financial aid cover this additional credit?
A: Yes. Students who wish to apply for additional funds should contact the financial aid representative for the PTMBA program, Raquel Brown at 312-503-8700.
Q: What is the earliest a student can now graduate?
A: Seven quarters, if a student takes three credits per quarter.
Q: Is adding a third credit available to Saturday students?
A: Yes, adding a third credit is available to all Part-Time MBA students.
Q: Do you recommend that students take on this heavier load each quarter?
A: We recommend that students make a decision that best supports their personal situation and goals. Academic advising is available to provide advice and counsel to anyone who may consider adding a third credit to their load. Feel free to reach out to Megan Krueger, Assistant Dean, Student Life or Sarah Francis, Associate Director and Registrar.