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Heartland Community College
Heartland Class Request (Sem 1) HC301
Credit: Varies based on the number of semester hours earned: 0.5 credit for 3 semester hour courses, 1.0 credit for 4 semester hour courses
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to Heartland
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Complete a Heartland Community College application if this is your first HCC class.
3. Submit the application, along with your transcript to HCC and take the Basic Skills Assessment Test if required.
4. Meet with a HCC advisor, provide the permission letter, and register for your class.
5. Once registered with HCC, fill out the form for U-High and return to your counselor.
Note: If for any reason the student drops this course, notify the Counseling Center immediately and follow the deadlines and procedure at HCC for dropping a class. Students are reminded that they must continue to maintain the six course period requirement.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Heartland Class Request (Sem 2) HC302
Credit: Varies based on the number of semester hours earned: 0.5 credit for 3 semester hour courses, 1.0 credit for 4 semester hour courses
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to Heartland
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Complete a Heartland Community College application if this is your first HCC class.
3. Submit the application, along with your transcript to HCC and take the Basic Skills Assessment Test if required.
4. Meet with a HCC advisor, provide the permission letter, and register for your class.
5. Once registered with HCC, fill out the form for U-High and return to your counselor.
Note: If for any reason the student drops this course, notify the Counseling Center immediately and follow the deadlines and procedure at HCC for dropping a class. Students are reminded that they must continue to maintain the six course period requirement.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Illinois State University Dual Enrollment
ISU Dual Enrollment Request (Sem 1) IS401
Credit earned: 0.5 credit for 3 semester hour courses, 1.0 credit for 4 semester hour courses
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to Illinois State University
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Fill out an Illinois State University “Dual Enrollment” application prior to the deadline and meet admission requirements. Although this process should take place during the course selection process, keep in mind that the application deadline for fall courses is February 1 and for spring is September 1.
3. Return the application to the Counseling Center for processing.
4. Students wishing to take a Mathematics course at ISU must take the Math placement exam.
5. Registration will be handled by a designated University College Academic Advisor. A specific registration date and time will be established each semester for dual enrollment students. University College Advisors will come to U-High to register the students at that time. Students are not to contact the university to register.
Note: The philosophy of the Dual Enrollment Program is to offer and opportunity to enhance a student’s interest in a particular field of study that is not offered at the high school.
Also note: Registration for this program will generally be limited to 30 U-High students each semester as space permits. If more than 10 students request the same ISU course, administration will determine if this specific need can be met by U-High.
Special note: Following these procedures does not guarantee a seat in any given course at ISU.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
ISU Dual Enrollment Request (Sem 2) IS402
Credit earned: 0.5 credit for 3 semester hour courses, 1.0 credit for 4 semester hour courses
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to Illinois State University
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Fill out an Illinois State University “Dual Enrollment” application prior to the deadline and meet admission requirements. Although this process should take place during the course selection process, keep in mind that the application deadline for fall courses is February 1 and for spring is September 1.
3. Return the application to the Counseling Center for processing.
4. Students wishing to take a Mathematics course at ISU must take the Math placement exam.
5. Registration will be handled by a designated University College Academic Advisor. A specific registration date and time will be established each semester for dual enrollment students. University College Advisors will come to U-High to register the students at that time. Students are not to contact the university to register.
Note: The philosophy of the Dual Enrollment Program is to offer and opportunity to enhance a student’s interest in a particular field of study that is not offered at the high school.
Also note: Registration for this program will generally be limited to 30 U-High students each semester as space permits. If more than 10 students request the same ISU course, administration will determine if this specific need can be met by U-High.
Special note: Following these procedures does not guarantee a seat in any given course at ISU.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Illinois Virtual School
IVS Class Request (Sem 1) IV201
Credit: 0.5 credit per semester
Lab Fee: $150.00 per course/per semester
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Select course you are requesting. Courses that are offered at University High School are only permitted with valid reasoning and Department Chair permission.
3. Register on-line at www.ilvirtual.org by following the enrollment process.
4. Print the page at the end of the enrollment process and attach to the IVS request form.
5. Attach a check for $125.00 payable to University High School.
6. Final approval and official enrollment in the course will only occur after all the above procedures have been followed.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
IVS Class Request (Sem 2) IV202
Credit: 0.5 credit per semester
Lab Fee: $125.00 per course/per semester
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Select course you are requesting. Courses that are offered at University High School are only permitted with valid reasoning and Department Chair permission.
3. Register on-line at www.ilvirtual.org by following the enrollment process.
4. Print the page at the end of the enrollment process and attach to the IVS request form.
5. Attach a check for $150.00 payable to University High School.
6. Final approval and official enrollment in the course will only occur after all the above procedures have been followed.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Independent Study
Independent Study Request (Sem 1) IN301
Lab Fee: Varies depending on requirements of study
Registration Procedure:
1. Select a topic to study or project to perform
2. Find a teacher who will teach/lead/facilitate your study
3. Complete the Independent Study form with your sponsor.
4. Students must commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week for credit.
5. Return completed form to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Independent Study Request (Sem 2) IN302
Lab Fee: Varies depending on requirements of study
Registration Procedure:
1. Select a topic to study or project to perform
2. Find a teacher who will teach/lead/facilitate your study
3. Complete the Independent Study form with your sponsor.
4. Students must commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week for credit.
5. Return completed form to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Inter-City Courses
Inter-City Class Request (Sem 1) IC101
Lab Fee: Varies, based on fees of receiving school and payable to the receiving school
Registration Procedure:
1. Inner-city courses may only be taken if the course requested is not offered at University High School.
2. Complete form the inner-city request form
3 Register with the High School that offers the course by following their procedures.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Approval of U-High and Receiving School
Inter-City Class Request (Sem 2) IC102
Lab Fee: Varies, based on fees of receiving school and payable to the receiving school
Registration Procedure:
1. Inner-city courses may only be taken if the course requested is not offered at University High School.
2. Complete form the inner-city request form
3. Register with the High School that offers the course by following their procedures.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Approval of U-High and Receiving School
NON-TRADITIONAL COURSEWORK
Prep Prep
Free period for one semester
CREDIT: 0TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Office Assistant
Office Assistant Request (Sem 1) TA201
Credit: None
Registration Procedure:
1. A student may elect to spend one of their six required classes working in a school office (main office or counseling center office).
2. This is a mutual agreement on contract between a teacher/supervisor and the student. The student agrees to be on time daily to perform tasks given by their supervisor.
3. No credit will be given.
4. Complete the required form and return it to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing with 3.0 GPA
Office Assistant Request (Sem 2) TA202
Credit: None
Registration Procedure:
1. A student may elect to spend one of their six required classes working in a school office (main office or counseling center office).
2. This is a mutual agreement on contract between a teacher/supervisor and the student. The student agrees to be on time daily to perform tasks given by their supervisor.
3. No credit will be given.
4. Complete the required form and return it to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing with 3.0 GPA
Teacher Assistant
Teacher Assistant Request (Sem 1) TA211
Credit: None
Registration Procedure:
1. A student may elect to spend one of their six required classes assisting a teacher
2. This is a mutual agreement on contract between a teacher/supervisor and the student. The student agrees to be on time daily to perform tasks given by their supervisor.
3. No credit will be given.
4. Complete the required form and return it to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing with 3.0 GPA
Teacher Assistant Request (Sem 2) TA212
Credit: None
Registration Procedure:
1. A student may elect to spend one of their six required classes assisting a teacher
2. This is a mutual agreement on contract between a teacher/supervisor and the student. The student agrees to be on time daily to perform tasks given by their supervisor.
3. No credit will be given.
4. Complete the required form and return it to the Counseling Center within the first 10 days of the semester.
CREDIT: 0TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing with 3.0 GPA
University of Missouri Correspondence School
UM Class Request (Sem 1) UM201
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to University of Missouri
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Select course you are requesting. Courses that are offered at University High School are only permitted with valid reasoning and Department Chair permission.
3. Register on-line at www.cdis.missouri.edu by following their enrollment process. A credit card will be required at time of registration.
4. Print the page at the end of the enrollment process and attach to the request form.
5. Final approval and official enrollment in the course will only occur after the above procedures have been followed.
Note: Students are required to maintain a six-class course load each semester. A UM class may be used as one of those classes for one semester only.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
UM Class Request (Sem 2) UM202
Lab Fee: Tuition paid to University of Missouri
Registration Procedure:
1. Work with your U-High counselor and obtain their approval.
2. Select course you are requesting. Courses that are offered at University High School are only permitted with valid reasoning and Department Chair permission.
3. Register on-line at www.cdis.missouri.edu by following their enrollment process. A credit card will be required at time of registration.
4. Print the page at the end of the enrollment process and attach to the request form.
5. Final approval and official enrollment in the course will only occur after the above procedures have been followed.
Note: Students are required to maintain a six-class course load each semester. A UM class may be used as one of those classes for one semester only.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12