Use the following information to answer some frequently asked questions about the 18 Online program.
It is recommended that you go through the 18 Online Student Orientation.
18 Online Student Orientation What is 18 Online?
Please check the content areas for concurrent enrollment web page.
Submit the Graduate Online Application.Under Section 6 Program:
You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other Minnesota State System institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.
You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.
DO NOT PAY! An application fee of $35.00 may be added to your account. We are waiving the fee for 18 Online students. The waiver is a manual process, so please be patient while we credit your account.
How do I register for class?
Please contact the MSUM Graduate Studies Advisor at any time if you have questions or concerns.
Item #3 in the 18 Online Admission & Application requirements details how to submit your baccalaureate degree transcript.
You may register anytime after you have received the email from the MSUM Graduate Studies Office confirming your admission has been finalized.
18 Online Content Areas for Concurrent Enrollment
Note: Be sure to check the course Notes and Restrictions to make sure you are registering for an 18 Online course. To find this information, go to Course Search, search for the course you are interested in taking, click on the course title. Look for mention of 18 Online under the Notes or Restrictions headings.
Textbooks are available at the MSUM campus bookstore and may also be purchased online through other vendors.
Textbook requirements for courses can be found online.
What is a course Waitlist?
Add to yourself to the course waitlist:
If you would like further information about the registration process go to the MSUM Registrar’s Office.
For the 18 online program, we require that each Minnesota participant or their district order and pay for their own books and submit the expense voucher along with a copy of the itemized receipt to get reimbursed by the project.
The voucher and receipt can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Attn: Jolene King, 1001 E. Mount Faith, Fergus Falls, MN 56537.
Minnesota Teachers that participate in the 18 Online program MAY qualify for a stipend of $500 per credit completed. Please complete the stipend form for 18 Online participants and return it to Jolene King.
You may drop (or withdraw from) a course(s) via eServices. If a course is dropped during the first week, it will be removed from your record.
After the first five days of the semester, you can still withdraw from the course but it will appear on your transcript as a withdrawal. Withdrawing from a course(s) means that you are no longer in the course but the course counts as "attempted" and a grade of "W" is given. MINNESOTA STUDENTS THAT WITHDRAW AFTER THE FREE DROP PERIOD WILL BE CHARGED $225.00 PER CREDIT BY LAKES COUNTRY SERVICE COOPERATIVE.
If you have questions about withdrawing from an 18 Online course, please contact the MSU Moorhead Graduate Studies advisor.
As stated in the "Withdraw from my 18 Online course" above, if you withdraw after the free drop period (first five days of the semester), you will be charged $225.00 per credit by Lakes Country Service Cooperative.
Go to StarID Self Service and choose "What is my StarID".
Make sure you are using your StarID and password when logging into Dragon Mail. Refer to the Email FAQs page for help with commonly asked questions. If you continue to have questions or issues, contact the IT Helpdesk.
It may take a day or so after registering for your 18 Online course before your record has been created in the D2L Brightspace system. You will be unable to log into D2L Brightspace before that occurs. Make sure you are using your StarID and password when logging into D2L Brightspace. If you continue to have questions or issues, contact the IT Helpdesk.
Contact your instructor.
The instructor's email address should appear on the course Classlist in D2L Brightspace. Open your course, click Communications + Classlist.
If your course has not opened on D2L Brightspace, find your instructor's name on the Course Schedule. Select the appropriate Semester and Subject. Be sure to select All Courses. Click [Search]. Go to the MSUM Directory to find your instructor's contact information.