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Guided Independent Study

Guided Independent Study courses at the University of Northern Iowa offer the ultimate flexibility when it comes to earning college credit. These courses can be completed entirely at a distance and include the following features:

  • more than 60 courses offered - many new courses to choose from
  • open enrollment - enroll at any time
  • work at your own pace
  • take up to nine months to complete
Course listPrint and online courses available through GIS
Orientation guideYour GIS resource
Online FormsTo enroll
Request an exam
Extend your enrollment period
Withdraw from a course
ATTENTION UNI STUDENTSTuition for GIS courses is in addition to full-time, on-campus rates. Financial aid is not available for GIS courses. However, students enrolled at least half-time in regular coursework are eligible for federal financial aid. The aid may be applied toward their total bill, which may include charges for guided independent study courses. Contact the UNI Financial Aid Office at 319-273-2700 with any questions.