A normal class load is 15 units. Twelve units is the minimum number required for classification as a full-time student. Unit limitations are applied as follows:
Fall and Spring Semesters:
• Students are restricted to a maximum load of 18 units. • Mission Early College High School (MECHS) students are restricted to 15 units. • High school students (not part of MECHS) are restricted to 8 units.
• Students, including MECHS and high school students, are restricted to a maximum load of 6 units.
• Students, including MECHS and high school students, are restricted to a maximum load of 9 units.
A student may petition to exceed term unit limitations. To be eligible for a unit limitation override, students are required to:
Re-Admit Student? If you are returning to Mission College after more than one year of absence, complete the CCC Apply
in order to renew your admissions application and register for classes.
Connect with a Mission College Counselor in person or virtually to discuss your petition. Please complete this petition when you meet with a counselor. To connect with a counselor, click here.
External Transcripts? If you would like to have your GPA and units requirements reviewed through an external (non-Mission College) transcript, please submit your official transcript to the Admissions & Records Office.
Questions? Contact the Admissions Office at (408) 855-5000.
By submitting this form, I declare under penalty of perjury that the statements and information submitted on this form are true and correct. I understand that I need to connect with a counselor to discuss and complete this petition.