Virtual Virginia is offering 26 online courses for Summer 2016, including core and elective courses. Enrollment for the 2016 Summer Session is currently open and will close at 3PM on June 17th.
Students who are enrolled in and attending a Virginia public school may enroll in a summer session course with prior approval of the local school. The school counselor or designated registrar of the school registers the student online through the Virtual Virginia registration system. Schools who have previously participated in Virtual Virginia may continue to use their original user name/password to register students Summer Session 2016. All new Virtual Virginia users need to create an account through their local school.
Like Virginia's public schools, Virtual Virginia summer session courses are NOT free. There is a tuition charge for ALL students of $375 per full-credit course and $225 per half credit course for ALL courses....including standard core, world language, and elective courses. A student's ECS status has no bearing on summer course fees. Summer school tuition can be paid online through Genius. There will be no tuition reimbursment after 3PM on 6/27/2016.
In order for a student to enroll in a Virtual Virginia course, the local school must agree to award the assigned credit for the course. If the course includes a relevant end-of-course assessment, the local school will administer the assessment and award verified credit. Credit is posted into the student’s transcript by the student’s middle or high school.
Home school students may also register for Virtual Virginia summer session courses. The home school instructor of record who may be the parent/guardian may enroll the student and the parent/guardians are responsible for payment of all fees associated with the course.
There is a $75 withdrawal fee for ALL students who drop a summer session course after 7 calendar days.
The following courses will be offered during Summer Session 2016:
* These courses are available to Middle School students who have met prerequisite requirements
Students enrolled in courses with Virtual Virginia that have SOL tests must take the test through their local school.
Students working outside the local school setting must be aware of the need to access equipment that meets the minimum requirements as specified by Virtual Virginia. These requirements are compiled into the Virtual Virginia Technology Handbook and are organized into general course requirements and then additional technical requirements by course title.
Please note that while Mentors are still required for summer courses, the school can designate a parent to be the mentor at their discretion. Parents that are to become Mentors must be entered into the system (Genius) by the school counselor prior to registration. Parents that are to become Mentors should also read through the Mentor Handbook, so that their role is understood.