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College in the High School

CHS Tools & Resources

  • For specific questions about your College in the High School class--assignments, grades, etc. contact the teacher of your class.
  • For questions about whether or not you qualify to take a College in the High School course contact your high school guidance counselor or principal to determine whether or not you qualify to take College in the High School courses.
  • Northland Student Handbook

Code of Conduct for CHS Students

As a Northland CHS student, you are expected to abide by the same standards of student conduct as our on-campus students. Your situation is unique in that you also have your own high school rules and policies that you must follow. Our expectations from you regarding our CHS coursework is that you exhibit proper student behavior regarding academic honesty. The following information is from our Northland Student Handbook.

Acronyms & Abbreviations

CHS - College in the High School. A written agreement between a college and a school district for the purpose of offering college-level learning to students who have been accepted into the college to take off-campus classes at a high school, at which approved high school teachers teach college credit classes during the normal school day.

NACEP - National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Programs. NACEP is a professional organization for high schools and colleges that fosters and supports rigorous concurrent enrollment. Established in 1999 in response to the dramatic increase in concurrent enrollment courses throughout the country, NACEP serves as a national accrediting body and supports all members by providing standards of excellence, research, communication, and advocacy.

PSEO - Postsecondary Enrollment Option. A program created by the Minnesota State Legislature in 1985 which allows high school juniors and seniors to take college-level courses that count both toward high school graduation and a college degree at the same time.

Contact Us

Learn more about College in the High School at Northland College.



  • Nicki: 218-683-8546
  • Rich: 218-683-8693