How to Join Planet Homeschool

Welcome to Planet Homeschool!

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

Planet Homeschool classes are open only to Planet Homeschool members. To join Planet Homeschool you must have at least one child who will be age 10–19 years on the first day of class. Individual classes may be further restricted in age. Please visit our Class Registration page to see what classes are currently available for your child(ren).

Becoming a member of Planet Homeschool is a three-step process:
 

Step 1: Create a new Family Profile:

 NEW FAMILY PROFILE 

 
Make sure you save your user name and password because you will need them to log in later.

Step 2: Read and agree to the following:

You will be given links to these forms after you create your Family Profile.

  1. Planet Homeschool Waiver and Release of Liability

  2. Planet Homeschool Parent Agreement

  3. Planet Homeschool Student Agreement

Step 3: Pay your membership fee.

You will be given a link to pay via PayPal after you create your Family Profile.

  • 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 a check but PayPal is preferred.
     
    • To pay via PayPal, just use the Pay with PayPal button in the message prompting you to complete your membership agreement forms and pay your membership fee.
       
    • You can also log in to this website, using the user name and password you just created. You will be directed to your account and prompted to pay your membership fee when you log in.
  • If you need to pay your membership fee by check, please make the check payable to "Planet Homeschool" and mail it to our Finance Director:
      Teri Frost
      5105 14th Ave S
      Minneapolis, MN 55417-1801

     
  • 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 — provided registration is open:

  • 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 or early November.
     
  • 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.