Some scholarships or loans require enrollment in 8 credit hours per semester; a Graduate Assistant may hold 6 credit hours.
An international student (F-1/J-1 visa) must enroll in 8 hrs or complete paperwork for low-enrollment (even if a G.A.).
Summer enrollment is 8 or 4 credits just like fall and winter.
For more information about enrollment requirements, please read the Information available on the Office of Financial Aid website: