Correspondence Courses

* ALL correspondence courses must be approved by your counselor prior to taking the course if you wish to have the course posted to your transcript.*

BYU Independent Study

BYU Independent Study is a distance education program that offers online and paper/pencil courses for anyone, anytime, anywhere. We offer almost 600 university, high school, middle school, and personal enrichment courses that can help students make up credit, graduate on time, enhance their curriculum, or earn university credit. Students can sign up at anytime and have one year to complete each course, allowing them to work at their own pace. All courses are accredited and are generally transferable to other educational institutions. BYU Independent Study is known as an organization with integrity, and our primary goal is to help students receive a high-quality, affordable education.

For more information call 1-800-914-8931 or visit the website:

BYU Independent Study --Reminders
1. Turn in all lessons at least three weeks before your deadline. Check with school counselor for your deadline.
2. Take your final exam and then have it back in our office at least 2 weeks before your deadline.
3. Keep copies of all lessons submitted to Independent Study.
4. If you find yourself in a time crunch, we can FedEx your final exam to your certified proctor. For us to do this, you must call our office at 1-800-914-8931. The one-way express fee costs $20 and the two-way express fee costs $30. The two-way express option requires that the proctor rake the test to a FedEx drop box once you are finished with your exam.

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