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In effort to supplement student learning for the duration of school closures, Michigan Virtual released course content for more than 70 courses. The content is provided as-is and does not contain assessments or instructors to help students with the content. There will be no grading of assessments and students will not receive school credits for reviewing this content. This article describes how to browse for courses, register and login to view content.


Browse for Courses

  1. First, visit the Free Course Content site.
  2. Next, browse the available courses by tapping the View all courses button.
    Arrow points to the View All Courses button on the Learning Continuity landing page.
  3. As a result, a list of course titles and descriptions will be displayed on the Courses page.
    1. Next, utilize the filters on the right menu pane to limit the number of courses shown by either:
      • Check the desired subject area(s) to apply the filter, or
      • Insert a keyword in the Search for a Course field to limit the results.
        An arrow points to the Search filters to the right side of the list of courses available.
    2. At this point, tap the linked course title to Register to View Course Content.

Register to View Course Content

  1. Begin by tapping the Register link on the Free Course Content login page.
  2. Next, populate the Register to view course content form.
    The Registration form is displayed showing the First Name, Last Name, School/Organization, Email, Password, Confirm Password, Who are you, and Usage Agreement request fields. An arrow points to the Register to view Content button at the bottom of the page.
    Note: If you have more than one role, you can choose more than one option from the Who are you? drop-down field.
  3. Then review and agree to the terms of the usage agreement and then press the Register to view content button. This will then display the list of available courses.
  4. At this point, tap the course title to view the content.
    A enlarged image of the course list zooms in to show the list. An arrow points to the first result, Advanced Programming: Game Design and Mobile Apps course.
  5. Finally, select each course unit in order to view the content.
    Advanced Programming: Game Design and Mobile Apps Course Units & Lessons page is displayed. An arrow points to the first unit within this course.
    Note: Refer to Login/Logout processes to exit and return to course content.


  • To access the Free Course Content site, login with your username (email) and password.
    Note: This password is unique to this site and is not linked to the Student Learning Portal or other Michigan Virtual sites.
  • To logout, simply tap the Logout button on the top right of the page.

Last updated on March 9, 2021

Limited Course Capacity

We’re sorry to inform you that we have reached capacity for several of our Semester 1 and Trimester 1 courses. You’ll notice when attempting to enroll students in our Student Learning Portal that some courses are unavailable. While we are no longer accepting new enrollments for these courses at this time, many courses continue to remain open for enrollment.

With many students across the state 100% remote, demand for our online courses is greater than ever before. Because every course we offer is taught by a Michigan-certified teacher, this high volume of enrollments has created capacity issues for our teachers who provide each and every student with individual feedback.

While the Michigan Virtual team anticipated and planned for significant increases in student enrollments this Fall, the increased demand we’ve experienced has been unprecedented. As a result, we are taking steps to hire even more part-and full-time teachers to support larger numbers of student enrollments for Semester 2 as well as for Trimester 2 and 3. 

For schools that still need online learning options this year, please fill out the form at the bottom of our virtual pathways page to meet with someone to discuss other solutions. While some of our teacher-led courses are full, we may still have the capacity to help you in upcoming terms or can discuss timing to implement a whole-school or collaborative program in which local teachers from your school/district use our online course content to teach students. We also have free course content and resources available for you to use.

We know this is an incredibly stressful time for all, and we’re sorry if the courses you’re looking for are unavailable. We never want to turn away a student who wants to learn from us. Our top concern, however, is student success, and we have a policy to not take on additional enrollments if we cannot guarantee that all students will have a quality online learning experience. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate the unusually high volume of enrollments we are receiving.