1. How many courses can I take per term?
Most students will only register for two courses per term, which
is considered full-time.
2. Can I take more than two courses per term?
Students may register for 3 classes only if they have completed
12 or more hours at Saint Leo and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
3. Why can't I register for higher-level classes before I take
my general education courses?
The lower level courses are designed to help prepare you for the
more difficult upper level courses, taken later in your
4. Why are the prerequisite courses so important?
These courses prepare you for the more difficult upper level
courses required to complete your degree.
5. How long does it take to get my transcripts evaluated?
Once you have completed the required application paperwork and
all of your transcripts have been received, it usually takes 4-6
6. How do I receive my completed Program Outline?
You will receive an official email from the Center for Online
Learning admissions department indicating that your Program
Outline/Academic Evaluation is available for you to access via
ELion. The academic evaluation is located under Academic Profile
and titled Program Evaluations. There is also an Understanding
Evaluations Document link located directly under the Program
Evaluation. Any Program Outline received before this is not a
completed program outline.
7. Why am I required to take placement exams?
The Center for Online Learning wants to make sure all students
achieve a certain academic level prior to entering their English
and Math classes. These classes are an important foundation of your
academic work and the placement test will help ensure that students
are at the appropriate level in order to achieve success in all
8. What do I do if I have a question about a grade I received in
You should contact your instructor immediately. Only an
instructor can resolve grade issues. We highly recommend that you
keep a list of your instructors and their email address for future
reference. You can also contact your professor after the semester
ends. Log in to www.saintleo.com and click on Student Resources.
This tab appears on the top right hand corner of the screen.
Previous Term mailboxes appears as an option, click on that to
access your course email from the previous term to contact your
9. I do not agree with my transfer evaluation. How can I have it
You can request an appeal. In order to do this, you need to
submit a copy of the course description from the catalog of the
school that you attended and a copy of the course catalog cover.
Send the course description to your Student Advisor with a
letter explaining which course requirements should be filled with
the transfer credits.
10. After receiving the program outline, how do I determine how
many credits I would need to graduate?
On the program outline, this is a line that says: "Hours still
needed for BA (or BS) degree". This is the number of credits you
will need to graduate from Saint Leo.
11. All of the credits that I transferred are not counting for
my degree. Why is that?
Only those classes that fulfill your degree requirements with
Saint Leo can be used towards your degree.
12. Who is my Student advisor?
HERE: Student Advisor Contact Information