Enrolling in an Outlier Course

Learn how to enroll in an Outlier course whether you are a new, prospective student or a current student taking courses with us now!

Get an in-depth step-by-step for enrolling as a New Student or a Current Student.


For New Students

If you are brand new at Outlier and are ready to enroll in one or more of our courses, welcome! We are excited to have you. Follow this step-by-step to get started!


Step #1 - Check Your Eligibility

We want to make sure you are eligible to take our courses!

Check your eligibility here.

If you learn you are eligible, proceed with the following steps!


Step #2 - Choose Your Course

Visit our homepage, and click the box at the top of your screen labeled “Courses”


A drop-down menu will appear with some of our courses, choose the one you are looking for, or press “View All Courses →” at the bottom of the menu.


Clicking “View All Course →” will direct you to our course catalog. From there, click the course you want to enroll in. Then, click the teal “Get Started” button.



Step #3 - Complete the Student Goals Quiz

You will then be directed to our student goals quiz.

Before enrolling in a course, we love learning about your goals to ensure you know all potential options at Outlier!

It should take no more than 5 minutes to complete. We will provide a customized list of recommendations for course start dates, paces, and more.

Step #4 - Select Course(s) Details

Upon course selection, you will be prompted to select course details.

1. Choose whether you want to be an Audit or For-Credit student. Choose AUDIT by clicking the circle next to it if you will audit the course.

2. If you want to take a course for credit, choose whether you would like to complete your course in our standard 14-week or accelerated 7-week time frame. Choose your time frame by clicking the circle next to it.

3. Choose when you would like to begin your course. Choose a start date.

4. Review your Order Summary. A teal Checkout button will appear on the bottom of your screen; click the button once you finish adding courses to your car.



Step #5 - Checkout & Pay

You will then be directed to our checkout page.

Here, you can review your course selection and make sure everything looks good, apply coupon codes, and choose your method of payment, then pay.

Go to this article to learn more about our costs and payment options.


Step #6 - Create an Outlier Account

This step is separate from purchasing a course.

Go to this article to learn how to create your Outlier account to get started on your course!

For Current Students

Hungry for more Outlier? We are happy you have decided to take more courses with us! Follow this step by step to enroll in new courses as a current student.


Step #1 - Head to Your Course Catalog

From your Student Dashboard, access the drop-down menu by clicking the three horizontal lines next to your email address in the top right corner.


Click “Catalog”


Step #2 - Choose Your Next Course

Review the catalog and choose your next course by simply clicking on it!


Step #3 - Select Your Options


Like when you enrolled in your first course(s) with us, you must choose when you would like to start your course, the time frame (14 weeks or 7 weeks), and if you will be an audit or for-credit student.

Once that is complete, click “Add Course”


Step #4 - Add as Many Courses as You Want

You will then be directed back to the course catalog if you want to enroll in more than one course. If so, repeat steps #2 and #3.

Once you have chosen every course you want to register for, click “Review Selection” at the bottom of the “Selected Courses” window.



Step #5 - Review Selections

Now, you are at the “Review details” page, where you can review all the courses you want to sign up for and see whether you have everything right.

You will also get a notification if this new course will overlap with courses you are taking or are planning to take.

So, to pay for these courses, you will need to purchase Tokens. Head to this article for more information on Tokens. Go to the next step to learn how to purchase them easily!


Step #6 - Add Tokens

If you don’t already have tokens, you will need to purchase some to enroll in new courses as a current student.

On the “Review details” page, click “Add Tokens” at the bottom.

You will then be directed to a page where you can select how many tokens you would like to purchase. Cost of 1 Token = Cost of 1 Course – choose the appropriate amount of tokens for the number of courses you plan to take.


Then, click “Checkout”

You will then be directed to the same checkout page you used when purchasing your first course(s). It is a very straightforward process.

Step #7 - Enjoy Your Course!

Once you have successfully paid for your course, you should immediately see it on your student dashboard!


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