Online Learning for Current Morris Students

Morris degree seeking students registering for courses offered through the Morris Online Learning program, that are also offered on-campus in the same term, should consider their need to enroll in the online section of the course during the academic term.

The most acceptable reasons for Morris degree seeking students to take Morris Online Learning program courses in fall and spring include:

  • Student lives more than 30 miles from the Morris campus
  • Student’s off-campus work schedule conflicts with the on-campus section of the requested course
  • Student’s class schedule conflicts with the on-campus section of the requested course
  • Student will be participating in a study abroad program during the term
  • Student has a disability that requires the student to be placed in an online environment


Morris Online Learning courses follow the Morris registration and refund deadlines.

Morris degree seeking students may register for online courses following these easy steps:

  1. Explore the online courses at Morris.
  2. Register online. See how to register for a class.
  1. Order your textbooks.
    • Required textbooks for Morris Online Learning courses are available at the UMN Morris bookstore approximately two to three weeks prior to the beginning of the term. Allow three to five days for shipping and handling when ordering from the UMN Morris bookstore. When ordering books from an online vendor such as, allow two to three weeks for delivery of your books by media mail.
  2. Visit your MyU portal to locate access to your online course. Sign in with your University Internet ID and password. You will find Canvas course site links in the "Key Links" or "Academics" tab.
  3. Read your “Course Welcome” email.
    • The week before the start of your course, a short welcome email for each course will be sent to your University-assigned email account.
  4. Review the Exam Policies.
  5. Review University-wide and Morris student policies.
  6. Check your University-assigned email and Canvas account often for important notices
    • Your instructor may answer your questions within the course site or answer you via your University-assigned email account—check both often. You are responsible for all information sent to your University-assigned email account. This is the University’s official means of communication.
  7. Print and review your course syllabus on the first day of class.
    • Your course syllabus is located in your course site. Print and review a copy of the syllabus on the first day of class. It is a good idea to keep a copy of your course syllabus to help transfer credit to other institutions in the future if needed.
  8. Attend your course on the first day of class.
    • “Attending” an online class means signing in to the course site using your University Internet ID and password.
    • The Morris Online Learning program reserves the right to enforce the Mandatory Attendance at First Class Session policy at any time during or after the first three days of an online course in fall or spring, or the first two days of a Morris online course. This means that if you do not sign in to your online course site, participate in course activities, or contact your instructor at all during the first two to three days of your online course, you may lose your place in the class.
Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates for Morris online courses are the same as Morris on-campus courses. Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Regents

Cost of Attendance

Late Registration Fee

The all-University late registration fee is charged to all students on all campuses. This late registration fee is only assessed for any initial registration that occurs on or after the first day of classes. It does NOT affect adding or dropping of classes.

Financial Aid

Financial aid for students enrolled in online courses is based on financial need, enrollment, and degree status. Current financial aid awards to students enrolled in another post secondary institution may be used to offset the tuition costs.

Morris Student One Stop

Check grades, billing, and student account information for your Morris Online Learning course at the Morris One Stop.

One Stop Student Services


The online billing and payment system is the official means of generating tuition bills to all currently-enrolled University of Minnesota students.

View and/or pay your billing statement online

Please read the Drop/Cancel Policy before you register for a course.

Tuition refunds are available only through specified dates for each semester. Check the refund schedule before canceling courses; you are held responsible for tuition and fees if you do not cancel during the 100 percent refund period.