Walt Disney World Resort (Florida-site):
No, participants at the Walt Disney World Resort are not required to participate in Disney Programs educational offerings unless their home university requires that they do so. You are encouraged to speak to your academic advisor to determine if your university has any specific expectations and/or requirements for you to fulfill.
Disneyland Resort (California-site):
Yes. All participants at the Disneyland Resort must register for, attend, participate in, and complete Disney Programs educational offerings. The specific number of Disney Programs educational offerings required may vary depending on the length of your program. More specific details will be provided when the registration window opens.