Online summer school programs for Michigan students

With online learning, you can keep your child’s mind active over summer break and help them move toward their goals without missing out on the family trip, maintaining their job, or spending time with friends.

Stay up to date on our latest summer programs!

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Flexible summer options for busy families

Esports

Registration now open! Michigan Virtual has partnered up with MetArena to offer non-credit bearing esports curriculum that will go live mid-summer.

Coding & STEM summer programs

Ages 10-14
Michigan Virtual has partnered with WizKid Learning to offer the hottest curriculum in exciting game design subjects like Roblox, Minecraft, coding, and more! Classes start at $150. View schedule →

Over 150 online high school courses

Grades 9-12
10 weeks | Flexible pacing | Taught by highly qualified, Michigan-certified teachers

Select online middle school courses

Grades 6-8
Limited catalog | 10 weeks | Flexible pacing | Taught by highly qualified, Michigan-certified teachers

Credit recovery options

Grades 9-12
Catch up on graduation requirements this summer with highly supportive online courses designed to foster student success.

Mental Health & Social Emotional Lessons

Grades K-12
Free digital lessons designed to help students in grades K-12 develop the skills required for social, emotional, and mental well-being.
FREE

EdReady Math

Grades 4-12
Target gaps in math knowledge with personalized playlists & empower students to catch up to or surpass grade-level expectations.
free

EdReady English

Grades 8-12
Get students on track for college-level English through mastery of key skills & concepts.
FREE
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Download our 2022 summer catalog

Key dates

Our calendaring structure for summer offers many different options for start and end dates for student courses. Schools and parents can select whichever start or end date option fits best for their academic calendar or their specific situation.

*All times listed reflect the Eastern Time Zone.

Why is summer learning so important?

Summer courses and programs allow students to have structured learning time to help them keep their minds active, bridge knowledge gaps, and prepare for the next school year.

If you’re looking for ways to keep your children learning this summer with safe and structured educational opportunities, consider enrolling them in our online summer school programs.

Over 150 summer courses!

By taking summer courses, students can earn high school credit, take prerequisites, make room in next year’s schedule, and recover credits for courses that they previously failed.

In our summer online classes, students have 10 weeks to complete coursework at their own pace and will be supported along the way by a highly qualified, Michigan-certified online instructor who is an expert in their subject area.

These courses have flexible start date options, which means families can select which option best works for their summer schedule. The majority of our summer courses are designed for high school students (grades 9-12), but we offer do offer a smaller catalog of select middle school courses (grades 6-8).

IMPORTANT: Check with your school counselor before enrolling!

Students should talk to their school counselor before enrolling to ensure our 10-week summer courses will be accepted for credit at their school.

Pricing

Summer Pricing
Online Summer Courses$325 per course  ($450 for out-of-state)
Credit Recovery Courses$215 per course  ($255 for out-of-state)
EdReady Math & EnglishFREE

How to enroll in 10-week courses

To enroll in one of our 10-week online summer courses, including credit recovery courses, you will need to log into or create an account in our Student Learning Portal.

For more information on how to enroll, check out our Guardian Quick Start Guide & Student Quick Start Guide.

Tips for success

Created by researchers at the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute, our family of free guides will introduce you to the world of online learning.

Inside each guide, you’ll find key definitions, research findings and practical strategies that paint a picture of what kind of preparations and support systems are necessary to ensure students succeed in their online courses.

Need help?

Do you have any questions about our summer courses or programs? Contact our Customer Care Team!

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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.