Course Search & Enroll - "Exceeded your credit maximum" or "Minimum credits not met" Error


This document explains the meaning of the "Exceeded your credit maximum" or "Minimum credits not met" error messages and how you can resolve it.

What it means:

UW-Madison has limits on the number of credits that you can take in a term: for Fall or Spring, 18 credits for undergraduates; 15 credits for Graduate School students; it varies for other types of students (Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, etc.). Some types of students also have a minimum number of credits required for their program.

The enrollment system won’t let you enroll for credits outside the maximum or minimum allowed.

Course enrollment failed: You were not enrolled. Enrolling in this course would have exceeded your credit load maximum.

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