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UM High School Courses

The UMHS offers fully accredited classes to students looking to earn credits needed for high school graduation requirements, as well as classes for students wishing to receive a diploma from The University of Mississippi High School.

The UMHS courses listed below that are marked with an asterisk are NCAA-approved (National Collegiate Athletic Association) core courses.

All students are held to the policies and standards of the UHS as outlined in the UMHS Student Handbook.

Prerequisites
The UMHS is not responsible for determining if pre-requisites have been met prior to taking a course. It is the student's responsibility to work with an advisor prior to enrollment to determine if he/she is eligible to earn credit for a course. No refunds will be issued outside of the refund policy due to prerequisites not being met prior to enrollment.

Proctors
All students should follow the outlined UMHS proctor policy as outlined under the Policies tab.

Minimum completion period
A student may not complete a course in fewer than four weeks for a half unit course and six weeks for a full unit course from the date the first written work is received at the University of Mississippi High School without advance permission from the administration.

Final Grades
A final numerical grade will be sent to the student's local school, as applicable, upon completion of the course and schools will assign the equivalent letter grade based on their own grading scale.

Grade Reports
Upon completion of a course, students should complete a Grade Report Request Form for the transcript to be mailed to their local school. Schools will only receive official documentation of the student’s final grade after the course is completed. Schools will not be updated on a student’s status in the class, unless requested by the student in writing. Parents will receive a progress report monthly via email.

Course Registration
Click the link below to complete all of the necessary information for course registration. After you choose your courses, you will be taken to a link to pay via credit card or check.

Register Now! Returning Students Blackboard

Within two days, you will receive a Welcome email with directions on how to submit the Local School Approval Form and the Parent Agreement Form. The two documents will be sent with the Welcome email or you may download them here.

Returning students should click on the Register Now link and click on the link for Returning Student. Students will need their WebID and passwords.

Fees
The fee for a 1 unit course is $375. The fee for a ½ unit course is $250. The fee for a 1 unit AP course is $425. The fee for a ½ unit AP course is $300.

School districts should contact our office regarding multiple-student discounts.

Courses for Seniors
All courses needed to meet graduation requirements for the current school year MUST be completed by two weeks prior to the school’s deadline for graduation. This deadline ensures all documentation arrives at the school in time for graduation. This deadline does not apply if the student is not graduating during the current school year.