Can my student take an unplanned break/delay during a course?

Can my student take an unplanned break/delay during a course?

Yes, this is called a course delay. Course delays are granted for a fee which is due once the request has been approved. The total amount of time in the course, even with the delay, cannot exceed 6 months for a .5 credit course and 12 months for a 1 credit course. A course delay is helpful for a student who needs more than their 2 weeks of vacation/grace period. The student will be removed from the course for a specified period of time, and during that time, there will be no academic penalties for not submitting work. When the student returns to the class (on the date you choose), s/he will then continue where s/he left off. Any academic penalties accrued before the time of the delay remain. When requesting a course delay, be sure to select Delay for your enrollment change and provide details about when the delay should occur and when the student will begin the course again. 

Exceptions: Credit Rescue, Dual Credit, and ACT Prep courses cannot be delayed.

How to Request a Course Delay for Partners




NOTE: In the Comments field, type (1) the reason for the delay and (2) the re-start and end date.

How to Request a Course Delay for Parents and Guardians


NOTE: In the Comments field, type (1) the reason for the delay and (2) the re-start and end date.

Parents: Please check with your school about available options, as individual schools may have various options related to this item.


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