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This January Save Your Summer In Just 3 Weeks

About UMGA's Winter Session

Our online Winter Session program is founded on flexibility and convenience -- with a fast-track 3-week program that offers a complete range of core courses and personalized attention from our expert faculty members.

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Courses Offered

A fully accredited online high school with challenging thought provoking courses. Classes are small and are taught for grades 9 – 12, in all major subject areas.

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Begin Your Application!

Follow our simple step by step guide to begin the enrollment process today!

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About Our Winter Session

The University of Miami Global Academy's Winter Session provides students the perfect opportunity to quickly gain or recover lost high school credits in preparation for college admission. The session includes 3-week courses for a half credit. Every UMGA student receives private school quality support that enables them to complete their online course successfully.

Benefits of UMGA’s Winter Session Courses

  • Credit advancement - Meet your graduation requirements earlier by taking courses in core areas such as Mathematics, Science, and Language Arts
  • Shorter Terms - If you are trying to get ahead, or make-up a class before graduation, our 3-week courses are the perfect length to allow you to finish on time!
  • Boost Your GPA - Continue to build your GPA and enrich your learning through our extensive list of courses available during the Winter Session

Flexible Start Dates

Choose from the following start dates!

Enrollment Period Dates (3 Week Start - End) Application Deadline
4 Monday, January 27th, 2014 - Friday, February 14th, 2014 Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
5 Monday, February 3rd, 2014 - Friday, February 21st, 2014 Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
6 Monday, February 10th, 2014 - Friday, February 28th, 2014 Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
7 Monday, February 17th, 2014 - Friday, March 7th, 2014 Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
8 Monday, February 24th, 2014 - Friday, March 14th, 2014 Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Winter Session Tuition and Fee’s

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) $90.00 USD
Half Credit (3 Weeks) $525.00 USD
Technology Fee (per half credit) $35.00 USD

Courses Offered

Our virtual Winter Session program provides an engaging online classroom experience, with skilled teachers and small class sizes to guarantee personal attention. Our course curriculum is designed to meet students’ individual learning needs.

Our courses include:

  • Certified online teachers available by telephone, instant message (IM), email and video to answer content-related questions
  • Online teachers to ensure students remain on pace
  • Parents may inquire about their child’s grades and progress at any time
  • Registrar support to assist parents and students in transferring UMGA credit(s) back to their local high school

Course Options:

Below you will find a choice of 35 courses including regular and honors.

Click on a course to be taken to the course information page. Once you get there you may even download a detailed outline for each course you're interested in.

You can also download our course catalog (PDF)

UMGA Courses Offered During the Winter Session:

Are You Ready to Get Ahead?!

Enroll now by following these three easy steps:

NOTE: If you have applied to UMGA within the past year, or are a current student you may skip to logging into the Student/Parent Portal

STEP 1: Join the University of Miami Family by Creating a User Account With Us!

The first step to submitting your online application is creating a Cane ID account. Your Cane ID is the username that is used throughout University of Miami systems to access your information.

You will also be given a UM ID, also known as your “C-Number,” which consists of the letter C followed by 9 digits (ex. C012345678)

You will create a Cane ID using the CaneID Authentication System.

Create a Cane ID

Make sure you write it down as you will need to enter your ID on the application.

After creating your Cane ID you will not be redirected back, so it is best to complete this process in a new window.

If you have any other problems with your Cane ID, you can contact UM Cane ID support at 305-284-6565 (option 1).

STEP 2: Fill Out the UMGA Online Application and Pay the Application Fee

Filling Out The Application

Once you have created your Cane ID, you are ready to complete the online application. To expedite your enrollment, while you are filling out your application, please include the following in the “Notes ” area of the “Basic Information” section:

  1. Courses you are interested in taking
  2. Dates on which you would like to start each courses

You can access the application using the button below.

Complete the Application

Paying The Application Fee

Once you complete your application you will be asked to pay the fee of $90. No action will be taken on the application until the fee is paid. This fee is non-refundable.

You have an option of paying the fee online with a Credit Card or an E-Check.

If you do not pay the application fee at the time of submission, you will need to log into UMGA's Student/Parent Portal system using the username & password created in step (1). You do not need to complete the application again.

Log into the Student/Parent Portal

STEP 3: Confirm Your Courses and Get Ready To Start!

Once you have paid the application fee and your application has been processed, you will be contacted by one of our admissions counselors to discuss and confirm:

  1. The courses you are interested in taking
  2. The dates you would like to start your summer courses
  3. Your tuition


You can pay your tuition by logging into the Student/Parent portal and selecting the Finances tab.

Select the course for which you are paying tuition from the dropdown.

You can pay tuition with a Credit Card or eCheck.

Take a virtual tour.

Explore UMGA's online course content system and learn how to navigate online lessons.

  • Easy-to-follow content
  • Convenient lesson navigator
  • Automatic plug-in detection
  • Standard and graphic calculator plugins