POST-SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS


DEHS must have been notified of intentions to take PSEO courses and completed application forms prior to May 30, 2020 in order to take PSEO classes for the 2020-2021 academic school year.  
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a student shall inform the district by May 30 of each year of the student’s intent to enroll in postsecondary courses during the following school year. A student is bound by notifying or not notifying the district by May 30." - MDE 



The following information about PSEO is provided to introduce you to the program.  In March the high school guidance counselor will hold meetings to provide additional information.
 

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is a program that allows 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students to earn both high school and college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and successful completion of college-level, nonsectarian courses at eligible participating postsecondary institutions. Most PSEO courses are offered on the campus of the postsecondary institution; some courses are offered online. Each participating college or university sets its own requirements for enrollment into the PSEO courses. Eleventh and 12th-grade students may take PSEO courses on a full- or part-time basis; 10th graders may take one career/technical PSEO course. If they earn at least a grade C in that class, they may take additional PSEO courses.

There is no charge to PSEO students for tuition, books or fees for items that are required to participate in a course. Students must meet the PSEO residency and eligibility requirements and abide by participation limits specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.09. Funds are available to help pay transportation expenses for qualifying students to participate in PSEO courses on college campuses. Schools must provide information to all students in grades 8-11 and their families by March 1, every year. Students must notify their school by May 30 if they want to participate in PSEO for the following school year. For current information about the PSEO program, visit the Minnesota Department of Education’s Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) webpage.


 

Contact: Ryan McRae, School Counselor