How to Get Started

  1. Select a course from the catalog.
  2. Confirm with your counselor that your school will accept the course credit.
  3. Register for the course online through our online catalog, over the phone, in person, at your school, or by mailing in a registration form.
  4. Access your course by using your BYU Net ID and password. If you have not yet created a BYU Net ID and password, click “Login” at the top of this page and then “Create an Account.”
  5. Become familiar with the course policies and deadlines outlined on our website and any unique policies and requirements for your course listed in the course syllabus.
  6. Study, complete, and submit all your course assignments.
  7. Choose a BYU Independent Study-approved proctor in your area to administer your required exams. We recommend that you select a proctor in your own school.
  8. Complete your course and receive your notice of course completion through the mail. (An official transcript can be requested if needed.)