Academic Credit for Internship Experience
If you are interested in receiving academic credit for an internship experience, first
consult with your academic advisor. If your department does not offer academic credit
for an internship experience, you may choose to enroll in UNIV 4000.
UNIV 4000- Community Internship (3-6 semester hours) offers extensive professional
preparation as an intern in a community setting that may limit student's enrollment
in other courses. Prerequisite: Permission of student's department chair. Note: Students
enrolled in UNIV 4000 are considered to be full time students for enrollment certification
purposes. Download an overview of UNIV 4000 here.
Generally, students enrolled in 6 credit hours of UNIV 4000 will maintain full time
status for purposes of financial aid, repayment of loans, parents' insurance, and
scholarships. However, the federal government requires that Pell Grant recipients
must be enrolled in at least 12 credits a semester to be considered full-time for
If you have questions concerning your eligibility for aid, please contact DebraAnn
Brown, Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request a permit to register for UNIV 4000, click here. The completed learning contract must be approved by your internship site supervisor
and your department chair or advisor. In addition, you must complete the learning objectives form and submit both forms prior to the start of your internship. Once these documents
have been reviewed and approved, you will then receive a permit to register for UNIV
To request a leave of absence, submit a Personal or Medical Leave of Absence Request form and supporting documents to the Scholarship Office in 107 Wilder Tower.
For additional information regarding UNIV 4000 contact the our office at email@example.com or 901-678-3260.