Special Consideration for International Students

International students are highly encouraged to contact the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) with any questions about remaining in good standing: https://globalnebraska.unl.edu/isso.

Fall and Spring

  • Register as a full-time student every Fall and Spring semester until you graduate
  • No more than 3 credits or one class of online or distance education per semester may count towards the full-time enrollment requirement


  • If admitted in summer, international student must be enrolled full-time.
  • If completing their degree in June, July, or August, international students must be enrolled in a minimum of 1 hour for the summer.
  • If not starting or finishing their program, international students are not required to register for courses during the summer term.