Yes. University & Community Housing Services allow one quarter at a deficit load per the contract, and students can petition for additional quarters as needed.
The hiring department will be reassigned (charged) those wages.
No, petitions must be submitted in advance of the quarter. Petitions submitted after the third week of a quarter cannot be considered.
No, the reason is that part time status uses registered units as the determining factor for the reduction of usage of campus resources that warrant a tuition reduction. Once a student is advanced to candidacy, they take independent study courses, where there is little difference between the campus resources and faculty time used for a four‐unit or eight‐unit 599 course.
Yes, however only for medical reasons