How to Join Planet Homeschool

Welcome to Planet Homeschool!

We’re delighted you’ve chosen to join our community!

You much first become a member of our co-op before you can register for classes. Becoming a member of Planet Homeschool is a three-step process:

  1. Create your new Member Profile.
     
    • Make sure you save your user name and password because you will need them to log in later.
  2. Read and agree to the following:
     
    1. Planet Homeschool Parent Agreement (form opens in a new window)
       
    2. Planet Homeschool Student Agreement (form opens in a new window)
       
    3. Planet Homeschool Waiver and Release of Liability (form opens in a new window)
       
    4. Planet Homeschool Volunteer Commitment (page opens in a new window)
  3. Pay your membership fee.
     
    • The annual membership fee is $80, invoiced in two separate payments:
      • $35 for the 12-week fall semester
      • $45 for the 16-week spring semester.
    • You may pay with check or PayPal. PayPal is preferred.
      • To pay via PayPal, please use the Pay with PayPal button in the message prompting you to complete your membership agreement forms and pay your fee.
         
      • You can also log in on the Planet Homeschool website using the user name and password you created. You will be directed to your account and prompted to pay your membership fee when you log in.
    • If you prefer to pay your membership fee by check, please make the check payable to "Planet Homeschool" and mail it to our Finance Director:
        Tiffany Skidmore
        1780 Snelling Ave N
        Falcon Heights MN 55113-5734
       
    • This membership fee pays for classroom space rental, web hosting fees, insurance, and other overhead costs.

Timeline:

New co-op memberships are generally approved within a day or two.

You will receive an email from "Lifeline@homeschool-life.com" when your account has been activated. Once your account is activated, you are a member of Planet Homeschool and will be able to register for classes as soon as registration opens for new members:

  • Class registration for Fall Semester for new members generally begins in mid-June.
     
  • Class registration for Spring Semester for new members generally begins in late October.
     
  • Exact dates for the current year are posted to our calendar.

If you have completed all the steps above and your account has not been activated within a reasonable amount of time:

  1. Double-check to make sure you completed all the steps above.
     
  2. Confirm that class registration is currently open to new members.
     
  3. Contact our co-op’s Lead Volunteers at PlanetHomeschoolMN@gmail.com so one of our volunteers can help you.

Please note that the membership process is easier to complete on a desktop or laptop rather than a mobile device.