PSEO

CHAT is partnering with Crown College and North Central University to offer PSEO courses at CHAT.  These are hybrid classes which meet at CHAT for half of the instruction time, with the remaining instruction online. 

Courses being offered for the current school year are:

Fall 2019 Classes:

Class Meeting Time Room
College Writing & Research (Crown ENG 1510, 3 cr.)  with Course Assistant Kim Witthuhn Thursday, 2:00 - 3:30 212
General Psychology (North Central, PSYC 125, 3 cr.) With Prof. Tom Berscheid Thursday, 12:30 - 2:00 213
Spanish 1 (Crown LAN 245, 4 cr.) with Course Assistant Casey Ochs Thursday, 10:30 - 12:00 210
Theory & Practice of Entrepreneurship
(Crown BUS 140, 3 cr.) with Course Assistant Esther Williamson
Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:30 CA203
World Civilizations (Crown HIS 1510, 3 cr.) with Course Assistant Sarah Nelson Wednesday, 12:30 - 2:00 210

Spring 2020 Classes:

Class Meeting Time Room
Entrepreneurship (Crown BUS 2400, 3 cr.) with Course Assistant Esther Williamson Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:30 CA203
Public Communication (Crown COM 1515, 3 cr.) with Course Assistant Sonja Hettinga Thursday, 12:30 - 2:00 210
Spanish 2 (Crown LAN 246, 4 cr.)  with Course Assistant Casey Ochs Thursday, 10:30 - 12:00 210
Topics in US History (Crown HIS 2520, 3 cr.) with Course Assistant Sarah Nelson Wednesday, 12:30 - 2:00 210
Introduction to Literary Analysis (Crown ENG 1512, 3 cr.)  with Course Assistant Kim Witthuhn Thursday,  2:00 - 3:30 212

 

Requirements for Registration with Crown College:

  • Junior or Senior standing
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Fill out the short online Admissions Application.
  • Fill out the State of MN (MDE) PSEO form and mail to Crown (see downloads box above).
  • Mail a SIGNED transcript to Crown.
  • Wait to hear from Crown for acceptance. (Once they receive everything from you, it should take 1-2 weeks.)
  • After acceptance, register online on Crown's website for classes. 

Important Crown Dates:

Fall dates:

  • Classes start online on August 28th (No face-to-face sessions this week.)
  • Face-to-face sessions begin week of September 2nd.  Homeschool groups meeting on Mondays should make alternative arrangements for Labor Day.  Contact Darin if you have questions.
  • Last date to drop class without “W” grade September 6th.
  • Last day to withdraw from a full semester class October 30th.
  • Thanksgiving break November 30th to December 1st.  (No face-to-face or online classes.)
  • Finals week December 16-20.

Spring dates:

  • Classes start online January 15 (No face-to-face sessions this week.)
  • Face-to-face sessions begin week of January 20th.
  • Last date to drop class without “W” grade January 24th.
  • Spring break March 16-22. (No face-to-face or online classes.)
  • Last day to withdraw from a full semester class March 25th
  • Easter break April 6-12 (No face-to-face or online classes.)
  • Finals week May 11-15.

 

Requirements for Registration with North Central University:

  • Junior or Senior standing
  • 3.25 GPA
  • Fill out the online Admissions Application.
  • Fill out the State of MN (MDE) PSEO form and mail to North Central University (see downloads box).
  • Mail a SIGNED transcript to North Central.
  • Send the following link to the person you are choosing as your character reference and have them fill out the Character Recommendation Form at: https://www.northcentral.edu/admissions/character-recommendation-form/
  • Forward your ACT, Pre-ACT, PSAT, or SAT scores.
  • Wait to hear from North Central for acceptance.  When they contact you, tell them that you are enrolling in a class at CHAT.
  • After acceptance, register for the PSEO class with CHAT.  CHAT will notify NCU of your enrollment.  You do NOT register for this class through North Central.  (This is different that the Crown process.) 

Important NCU Dates:

Fall dates:

  • Start of classes: August 26
  • Last Day to Add a Course:  September 6
  • “W” period begins:  September 30
  • “WF” period begins:  October 28
  • Fall Break:  October 10-11
  • Thanksgiving Break:  November 27-29
  • Last Day of Seated Classes:  December 9
  •  *Last day to drop a class is the last day of class.
  • Final Exams:  December 11-13

Spring dates:

  • Start of Classes:  January 6
  • Last Day to Add a Course:  January 17
  • “W” period begins:  February 3
  • “WF” period begins:  March 9
  • Spring Break: March 9-13
  • Easter Break:  April 10-13
  • Last Day of Seated Classes: April 24
  •  *Last day to drop a class is the last day of class.
  • Final Exams:  April 27-29

 

When to Apply:

Crown:  Students may apply to Crown for PSEO classes all up to August 1 for the fall, and November 15th for the spring, but keep in mind that there is about a 2-week turn-around for the application process, followed by registering for classes.  To have the best chance at getting into your desired classes, apply as early as possible. We recommend applying to Crown by June 1. 

North Central:  The deadline for satellite classes is August 1 (even though the regular PSEO deadline is June 1).  We recommend applying to Crown by June 1.    Apply by December 1 for the Spring Semester. Registration starts on November 8 for PSEO.


Requirements for Registration with CHAT
(following acceptance and class registration through Crown or North Central):

  • Family Registration form (see downloads box above or the Registration tab of the CHAT website)
  • CHAT PSEO Registration form (see downloads box above or the Registration tab of the CHAT website)
  • Medical/Legal form  (see downloads box above or the Registration tab of the CHAT website)
  • $30 facility fee (per semester non-refundable)
  • $5 processing fee per credit (per semester non-refundable)
  • $10 registration fee (non-refundable - waived for families enrolled in CHAT classes)
  • $10 per class late fee (for registrations postmarked in August (fall semester) or after December 15 (spring semester)

CHAT Deadline:

All forms and fees for the fall must be postmarked by July 31st  or December 15th.  After that date there will be an additional $10 late fee per class. Students will not be allowed to attend class until all form and fees are paid.