York College allows students to take a certain amount of credits per semester based upon their Academic Standing. If you would like to petition to increase your credit limit for the semester, please follow the directions below.
Next CAPS deadline: October 9, 2023 (Excess Credit Petitions will be for Winter or Spring 2024)
- The criteria to take excess credits is an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
- If you would like to petition for Excess Credits please download and fill out the Excess Credit petition found at the bottom of this webpage.
- Please write a short personal statement as to why you would like to petition for Excess Credits
- Once you have completed this, please upload both of your documents to the Office of Student Academic Services Secure Portal.
Summer/Winter Semester Application Criteria
In order for the CAPS Committee to review your request to take Excess Credits for Winter 2023 please be specific.
Please see the sample below, for the information, you will need to provide on the petition
(class, section, start-end date; is it 4 week 1, 7 week 1 , 10 week 1, or 4 week 2 )
All of the information regarding the class can be found in CUNYfirst.
BIO 235 Anatomy and Physiology 2 LEC
Class- 8404, Section: 73A3-LEC (5929)
Seven week 1, credits (4)
BIO 235 Anatomy and Physiology 2 LAB
Class- 8405, Section: 7LWB-LAB (5930)
Seven week 1, credits (0)
HIST 204 - Contemporary America
Section 2WEB- LEC,
Start/End : 06/28/2022-07/22/2022
Four week 2, credits (3)