May 2021 Term

Registration is now closed. May Term courses open May 17, 2021.


Important Dates

  • Registration is open: March 1 - April 15, 2021
  • Course dates: May 17 - July 25, 2021



Multiple enrollments are not allowed. Students may only enroll in one (1) online course through GBHEM. If you are seeking a second online course, please contact your extension or regional school.

If you have a question or a change for a current enrollment, please email the COS registrar at If you have a current enrollment form active and you submit a new enrollment form, it will be cancelled.

Courses listed as ACOS are Advanced COS courses and cannot be taken until you have finished Course of Study (COS) courses unless (1) you are taking ACOS courses as a supplement to a seminary degree or (2) you are transferring to the UMC from another denomination. ACOS courses cannot be applied to your COS requirements.



COS 121 and COS 122 are prerequisites for enrollment in any other Course of Study courses.

COS 324 Preaching and ACOS/CEU Antiracist Evangelism both require participation in scheduled Zoom meetings.


Registration Fee

The registration fee for an online class is due upon submission of the registration form. It is nonrefundable and nontransferable toward any other class. A student will not receive a password to log into a class until General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) has received the registration fee and registration form with the required signatures of annual conference officials.