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Degree Link

DegreeLink is a program that allows you to transfer your credits earned from a regionally-accredited college or university to complete your Bachelor degree through Indiana State University’s Distance Education.

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OLLI: Continuing Education for Adults

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Indiana State University (OLLI at ISU) is a non-profit, membership organization open to all adults but geared towards individuals age 50 and older, regardless of academic background.

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Credit Outreach

Classes Constructed for Your Needs

Whether you are brushing up on a skill or learning a new one, ISU’s Outreach & Enrichment offers a variety of classes, seminars, and workshops through Credit Outreach to help you acquire the additional training you need to advance your career or education. Classes, seminars, and workshops are available to students and professionals who are interested in earning college credit for coursework that extends beyond the curriculum.

Classes

Classes through Credit Outreach have been developed to meet the unique demands of students and professionals who are seeking to obtain additional education or training. Classes can be taken on a regular basis and credits can be earned by completing minimum contact hour requirements per semester hour.

  • 45 contact hours required for three-semester hour classes
  • 30 contact hours required for two-semester hour classes
  • 15 contact hours required for one-semester hour classes

Seminars & Workshops

If attending regular classes is not an option, we also offer individually designed seminars and workshops that can be adapted to fit your busy schedule.

  • 1 to 2 day meetings are available for short-term workshops
  • Weekends-only meetings can be arranged by mutual consent

Flexible Fees Requests

Periodically, Indiana State University has opportunities to develop academic programs of strategic importance on the Terre Haute campus. Some of these opportunities provide for the delivery of instruction resulting in the awarding of ISU credit hours with flexible fees.

  • Guidance for the determination of alternative fees for credit activities
  • Elimination of Select Mandatory Fees for Credit Bearing On-Campus Workshops
    • Indiana State University periodically has opportunities to develop academic on-campus workshops of strategic importance, which are not in lieu of program-related semester/term course offerings. Some of these workshop opportunities provide for the delivery of instruction resulting in the awarding of ISU credit hours. Unlike traditional program-related courses delivered on-campus, many of these workshop opportunities do not require the utilization of services and facilities provided for traditional programming.

      In May 2009, the University Board of Trustees authorized that the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business Affairs, Finance and University Treasurer could determine programs of strategic importance to the University, that are not in lieu of program-related semester/term course offerings. The Board of Trustees further authorized that with the approval of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business Affairs, Finance and University Treasurer, on-campus workshop registrants could be exempt from the assessment of mandatory fees such as the Late Registration Fee and Recreation Center Fee.

      To request approval for the elimination of select mandatory fees in association with a credit bearing on-campus workshop, please submit the routing form, program description, and budget to Jill Blunk in Extended Learning, Tirey Hall 134F (x2670). After review, material will be forwarded to the Provost. Please note that registration and associated payment for these workshops must be routed through Extended Learning.

      Elimination of Select Mandatory Fees (On-Campus) Form

  • Alternative Academic Credit Hour Fees And Elimination of Select Mandatory Fees for Credit Bearing On-Campus Workshops
    • Indiana State University periodically has opportunities to develop academic on-campus workshops of strategic importance, which are not in lieu of program-related semester/term course offerings. Some of these workshop opportunities provide for the delivery of instruction resulting in the awarding of ISU credit hours. Unlike traditional program-related courses delivered on-campus, many of these workshop opportunities do not require the utilization of services and facilities provided for traditional programming.

      In May 2009, the University Board of Trustees authorized that the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business Affairs, Finance and University Treasurer could determine programs of strategic importance to the University, that are not in lieu of program-related semester/term course offerings. The Board of Trustees also authorized that with the approval of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business Affairs, Finance and University Treasurer, an alternative credit hour fee for these workshops may be established as deemed warranted. The Board of Trustees further authorized that with the approval of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business Affairs, Finance, and University Treasurer, on-campus workshop registrants could be exempt from the assessment of mandatory fees such as the Late Registration Fee and Recreation Center Fee.

      To request approval for an alternative academic credit hour fee and elimination of select mandatory fees in association with a credit bearing on-campus program, please submit the routing form, program description, and budget to Jill Blunk in Extended Learning, Tirey Hall 134F (x2670). Please note that registration and associated payment for these workshops must be routed through Extended Learning.

      Alternative Academic Credit Hour Fee and Elimination of Select Mandatory Fees (On-Campus) Form

  • Flexible Fee Assessment for Credit Bearing Off-Campus Workshops
    • Periodically, Indiana State University has opportunities to develop academic programs of strategic importance at locations remote to the Terre Haute campus. Some of these opportunities provide for the delivery of instruction resulting in the awarding of ISU credit hours. Unlike programs delivered on campus, many of these programs do not require the utilization of many of the services and facilities provided for on-campus programs. On February 24, 2006, the Board of Trustees authorized the ability to determine programs of strategic importance to the University that could be eligible for a flexible fee assessment. It is further authorized that with appropriate approval, a credit hour fee could be established that is not lower than the direct costs of the program being provided.

    • To request approval for the reduction of academic credit hour fees for a credit bearing off-campus program, please submit the routing form, program description, and budget to Jill Blunk in the Office of Extended Learning, Tirey Hall 134E (x2670). Please note that registration and associated payment for these programs/workshops must be routed through the Office of Extended Learning.

    • Reduction of Academic Credit Hour Fees (Off-Campus) Form

Workforce Development Program

Workforce Development Program (WDP) is designed to enable Indiana State University to respond to the needs of businesses, industries, and other organizations for education and training programs. WDP classes are "closed" to outside enrollment, and can be provided on a regular class basis or through individually designed workshops to fit unique situations. WDP classes can be either credit or non-credit and conducted on- or off-campus.