Co-op Policies

Taking a Class While on Co-op


  • Student will have worked a minimum of one successful semester at the same company and/or must have successfully completed at least 3 months at the same company.
  • Should have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Course must meet after 5PM


  • Prepare a brief email to your Co-op Faculty Coordinator, with your manager cc’d,  that includes the following information:
  • Reason for taking course during co-op
  • Course meeting time
  • Co-op work supervisor’s name, phone number and company
  • Specify if the manager has approved you taking a course while on co-op.

Students permitted to take a course while on co-op should not be asking their employers/supervisors to take any time off to study and/or meet with faculty members.

Working Part Time and Going to School

  • Full time students on F1 Visas are not permitted to work off-campus.
  • Part time work on campus is permitted.

Co-op Extensions

  • Students requesting a Co-op assignment extension MUST request permission in writing from their Co-op Faculty Advisor.
  • Permission must be requested at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the extension.