Participants must meet the below criteria to qualify:
If you meet the qualification criteria but did not received notification from UCM, please contact Dr. Robynn Kuhlmann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you choose this option, you don't have to complete any additional work. Enrollees will receive a "P" grade (pass). Transcripts may be requested after December 2019. Follow the instructions on the "How to Enroll" menu option below to complete your registration.
If you choose this option, you would need to write and submit a short 3-5 pages paper due on April 6, 2020. You will earn three credit hours with a letter grade of A-D based upon the quality of the paper you submit. A description of the course and objectives can be found on this course syllabus. You will need internet access as all work will be submitted online. After registering for the credits, an email confirmation will go out to the account provided on your original Boys or Girls State application. Credits will be awarded for the Spring 2020 semester and transcripts will be available after May, 2020.
You must apply for admission to UCM in order to receive the credits - even if you plan to attend a different institution. Your application will be specific to this credit option so it won't affect any other admission plans you may have.
An email confirmation will be sent to you within 7 days of registration.
Tuition for this special college credit opportunity is a flat $87.50 per credit hour. This is a 70% savings compared to our regular undergraduate tuition rate.
Total tuition cost for credit option I, $175 (due in full with registration)
Total tuition for credit option II, $262.50 (billed in spring)
Refunds are not allowed once application has been processed. Payments should be made out to UCM.
For Option I, tuition will be due with registration.
for Option II, UCM will email a billing statement to your UCM Gmail account. A paper statement will also be mailed to your home address.
Financial aid is not available for this college credit option. Deliquent accounts will be turn over to a collections agency.
No, these credits are offered for college credit only. However, UCM's Dual Credit
Office is the unit responsible for processing these credits; hence, the dual credit
references throughout this site.
No, the application fee is waived for Boys and Girls State participants when applying
for this particular college credit opportunity. Ignore the application charges. Fees
will adjust witthin 48 hours.
Yes! If you are interested in attending UCM and becoming a Political Science or International Studies major you could benefit from a $500 (non-renewable) scholarship. Recipients are incoming Freshman at UCM who have, with full participation, satisfactorily completed the Missouri Boys or Girls State program. Applicants must submit a letter of intent and their composite ACT scores by April 6, 2020 to Dr. Robynn Kuhlmann.
Yes, as long as the form is postmarked by the deadline, it will be accepted.
No, deadlines are strongly enforced.
No, switching between options is not allowed. Once your registration has been processed,
you will be locked in that option.
Transfer policies vary by institution, by your chosen major and whether you have a
minor. Contact the institution you are planning to attend to verify the transferability
of these credits. Only the receiving institution can confirm if, and how, these credits
will be accepted. You may want to send this course syllabus to your academic advisor for content evaluation. These credits are recorded as POLS
1244 - Workshop in Political Science.
Refunds are only allowed under extenuating circumstances. Students are responsible
for verifying the transferability of these credits prior to registration as policies
vary by institution and major/minor chosen. Transferability issues are not considered
To transfer your credits out you will need to request and pay for an official transcript.