Reduced Course Load (RCL)

Final Quarter at UCLA

F-1 students with less units remaining to complete their program than is required to maintain full-time enrollment are eligible to request for authorization from DCISS for a Reduced Course Load (RCL). Please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Complete DCISS Reduced Course Load (RCL) Request Form

Complete the top portion of the RCL Request form and have your academic advisor sign and confirm your final on the bottom portion of the request form.

* You must be enrolled in at least one degree required course during your final quarter.

Step 2: Schedule an Appointment with DCISS

Schedule an appointment with an F-1 counselor to submit your RCL Request form (appointment required). DCISS must receive your RCL Request by the end of Week 2 of your final quarter. An F-1 Counselor will confirm your RCL authorization after your request has been accepted.

Reduced Course Request Form
Deadline To Submit Request

End of Week 2nd


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