Enrollment Information

How do I Enroll in the Study Center?

To enroll in the Founders Study Center, please follow these steps:

1)   Fill out the enrollment form.

2)   Pay an admission fee of $25 by credit card, or send a check to:

Founders Study Center
P.O. Box 150931
Cape Coral, FL 33915

3)   Wait for confirmation of your enrollment from the Study Center Director.

4)   When you receive confirmation of your enrollment, you will be subscribed to the "Student" List and receive
       a password that will give you access to the Student Area of the Study Center. As a student, you will receive
       email announcements of current and upcoming courses.

5)   Once you are enrolled as a student, you are eligible to register for courses.

How do I Register for a Course?

To register for a course in the Founders Study Center, please follow these steps:
(If you are registering for the free course, please see the instructions below.)
NOTE: Registration for Spring 2014 is now OPEN.

1)   If you have not yet enrolled in the Study Center, please complete the steps above, before you try to register for a course.

2)   You can preview course syllabi in our Course Catalog or on our Current Course Listing page.

3)   Go to the Student Area to see a list of mentors and access the course registration form.

4)   If you are taking the course as directed studies, look through the list of available mentors for the course you want to take
      and decide on a mentor (See Finding a Mentor). If you are auditing the course, you will work through the course material on your own.

5)   Fill out the registration form (in the Student Area). Choose the course you would like to take. If you are taking more than one course,
      you will need to submit a separate form for each course. If you have already made arrangements with a mentor, please list your mentor
      as your top choice. If you have not yet finalized arrangements with a mentor, please list your top three choices for a mentor on the form.
      If you are auditing the course, please type the word "AUDIT" under "Requested Mentor."

6)   Pay the course registration fee by credit card, or send a check to:

Founders Study Center
P.O. Box 150931
Cape Coral, FL 33915

See Important Dates. If you register after the first week of class, you must also pay a $15 late registration fee.

7)   Wait for confirmation of your course registration from the Study Center Director.

8)   When you receive confirmation of your registration, you will be subscribed to the course List
      (For example, the list for the Spring 2014 Preaching and Preachers course is called "preaching-sp14" List).
      You will also receive a password that will give you access to the course from the Student Area of the Study Center.
      Once you are registered you will receive email announcements and course information from the course List.

How do I Register for the Free Course?

To register for the free Spring 2014 course, Intro to the Puritans, please follow these steps:

1)  You can enroll (for the Spring 2014 semester only) and register to audit the free course in one easy step
      by filling out the Free Course Enrollment Form. You can also access this form from the home page.

      NOTE: If you wish pay the course fee and take the course as
      directed studies, please use the registration form in the Student Area.

NOTE: Registration for the Spring 2014 free course audit is now OPEN.

2)   Preview the course syllabus.

3)   During the first week of March 2014 you will receive a confirmation email with a password that will give you access to the Free Course Portal.
      Once you receive your confirmation email, you will be subscribed to the "freecourse-sp14" List.
      During the semester you will receive email announcements and course information from the freecourse List.

4)   The Free Course Portal will open for spring orientation on March 7, 2014.

5)   Please note:

Students who enroll and register to audit the free course will not have access to the Student Area of the website. If you are auditing the free course, you can access the course material only through the Free Course Portal.

If you participated in one of our earlier free course audits, you must register again (using the Free Course Enrollment Form) if you wish to audit the fall course for free. After January 31, 2014, passwords for the Fall 2013 semester will no longer open the Free Course Portal.

For more information, please see the Founders Study Center Policies for Enrollment and Registration.


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