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Guardian: Enroll My Student in a Course

Intended Audience: Guardians 


This process explains how a guardian can use the Student Learning Portal (SLP) to enroll their child in a Michigan Virtual course by selecting the appropriate course(s).


  1. First, login to the Student Learning Portal (SLP).
    Note: If you and your student do not have accounts setup, reference Add Student and Guardian Accounts before proceeding. Please also note that students do not have the ability to enroll in courses and will not see the features described below.
  2. Next, tap Course Registration from the left navigation menu.
    The Course Registration page shows the Welcome to Catalog Search fields with the Apply Filter and Register buttons below. An arrow points to course registration on the left navigation menu.
  3. Now, search the Course Catalog to locate the course of interest and apply filters as outlined below:
    1. First, insert the course name into the Search by Course Title text box to find a specific course.
    2. Next, use one or all of the drop-down fields available to narrow your search results in the table below. It is recommended to choose a Subject and Semester at minimum.
      1. Term drop-down options can eliminate all courses that are not offered in a specific term. When choosing a Term, please reference the Enrollment Calendar and note semester, trimester and summer terms have moved a Flex schedule for the 2021-2022 school year.
      2. The Catalog drop-down allows guardians to choose what type of course to search. For example, AP Courses, Essential Courses, Test Out Courses, etc.
      3. Use the Subject drop-down field to filter results by subjects such as Mathematics, Social Studies, or English Language Arts.
      4. If there is a preference, tap the Instructor Provider drop-down to choose Michigan Virtual, Confucius Institute or None.
      5. The School Level drop-down field can be used to filter results by High School, Middle School or Elementary courses.
      6. Use the NCAA Approved drop-down menu to locate courses that are approved by the NCAA.
      7. If desired, the Content Provider drop-down menu allows guardians to select a specific course vendor.
    3. Then tap the Apply Filter button to generate a list of courses matching your filters above.
      The Welcome to the Course Catalog section of the Course Registration page is enlarged to show the search fields described above. Arrows point to the Subject and Term fields as these two fields should be used at minimum when searching. Another arrow points to the Apply Filter button just below the fields.
  4. Next, in the results table tap the linked text within the “Course” column to review the full course description including syllabus. When finished, select the X in the upper right corner of the dialog box to close.
    The Course Catalog page is displayed with an arrow pointing to the linked name in the "Course" column. The Course Syllabus window for the select course is displayed showing details about the course with an arrow pointing to the X in the upper right corner to close out the window.
  5. Now, select the course(s) you wish to enroll your student by following the steps below:
    1. First, tap to check the box within the “Select” column of the row containing the appropriate course information.
    2. Then use the drop-down field within the “Start Date” column to choose the date that your student will start this course.
    3. At this point, tap the Register button to proceed to the confirmation and payment page.
      The results table of the Course Registration page is enlarged to show the courses matching the criteria specified in the filters above. Arrows point to the checkbox in the Select column of the table, the drop-down field in the Start Date column and finally to the Register button at the bottom of the page.
  6. Finally, review the enrollment details displayed, enter your payment details and then tap the Make Payment button.
    The course confirmation page is shown with the AP Calculus BC course details. An arrow points to the Make Payment button at the bottom of the page.
  7. A message will be displayed that reads, “Thank you for your payment, you will receive an email with further instructions shortly.” Centered below the message, tap the “Go to Dashboard” link. If you receive an error, proceed to the Transaction Failed process.
  8. Finally, continue to your Guardian Dashboard.

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