The faculty and staff from two or more institutions sharing a course through the consortium need to agree on:

  • Which institution will host/teach and which institution will receive the course
  • Start and end dates for the course and course meeting times
  • Any prerequisites for the course
  • How many credits will be awarded for the course
  • How many seats are available to students from home and receiving institutions
  • What instructional support (teaching assistant, technology aid, language practice partner, etc.) will be required at home and receiving institutions
  • How assignments and exams will be administered (ideally through course management systems)
  • Streamlining admission and enrollment procedures and waiving any associated fees for students participating in the course
  • Giving students access to the online library and the course management system
  • Providing rosters of students to the Registrar of the home institution for enrollment