Independent Study Hall

Need time to complete an online course?  Independent Study Hall may be right for you.
This offering provides dedicated study time each week to complete assignments for your online courses, ensuring you have time scheduled off from work.
To take advantage of this opportunity, you must complete all of these steps:
  1. Visit our registration site to select the day/time you wish to have scheduled off to complete your online course.  You are limited to one day/time; if you need an additional block of time, please contact us at
  2. You will need to place yourself on the waitlist for the course you selected. Click here to register  
  3. Once you have completed step 2, you should receive a confirmation email with information on what information is required to be uploaded for review.  Failure to upload the required documentation will result in your waitlist registration to be cancelled.  
  4. Once we have received and approved your uploaded documentation, you will receive a confirmation email of your enrollment in your chosen section.  
  5. Study!
Key Information on Independent Study Hall:
  • You will receive an invitation for at least one check-in during your course.  This is not to track your progress or your grade, but to keep you connected and have someone to talk to, if needed, about your online course.
  • Your registration will be for 11 weeks, 4 hours per week, excluding any labor exception periods.  For a complete list of dates covered, please click here
  • Registering for Independent Study Hall may cap your maximum work hours per week to 45 hours, excluding labor exception periods.  For a complete list of dates covered, please click here.
  • You are only allowed to be registered for two offerings or events per week, including Independent Study Hall.  Be mindful in your planning.
  • Independent Study Hall is available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm ET.  You will be able to select one four-hour block of time during the registration process.  The times are 8:00am – 12:00pm or 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact us at