"The SOU Early Entry Program was a way for my son to get out of the waiting room and get on the launch pad towards his higher education." - Medford Parent

The High School Early Entry program is a program for high school students who meet the qualifications to take courses at Southern Oregon University for college credit and to help fulfill requirements for high school graduation. 

Early Entry Enrollment Form

Early Entry Student Enrollment PDF Fillable Form

SOU Online Course catalog

Who is eligible for Early Entry Classes?

Juniors and Seniors in participating local high schools are eligible for the program. Students who are approved for the program must work closely with their high school counselors to make sure graduation requirements are being met and that the SOU classes do not conflict with their high school schedule. Every potential Early Entry student will need to meet with our SOU High School Coordinator, Stephanie Butler. Please call her at 541-552-6916 to make an appointment. Southern Oregon University Outreach and Engagement staff provide support in registration, course selection and academic counseling for eligible students.

How does the program work?

Interested students should speak to their high school counselor expressing interest, detailing academic goals and why they believe they would be successful in this program. Counselors review attendance and academic records and students to design an individual program that fulfills high school graduation requirements and meets students' needs for university course work.