Services and Support For Faculty and Staff

The University of Northern Iowa is committed to providing comprehensive support services for distance education faculty, staff and students. The Office of Continuing and Distance Education is your primary point of contact in accessing distance education support services.

General questions about distance education:

Local: 319-273-2121 Toll-free: 800-648-3864
For deaf or hard of hearing, use Relay 711
Email: ContinuingEd@uni.edu
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm (Fall and Spring terms); 7:30 am-4:30 pm (Summer term)


Technical Support

Local: 319-273-7740 Toll-free: 800-648-3864
Email: cesp-consult@uni.edu
Support hours: Mon-Thurs - 8 am–9 pm; Fridays 8 am–5 pm


Faculty Development Opportunities

Distance education conference

Quality Matters Initiative

Online Course Development Awards

Faculty professional development workshops

Interest in developing a distance learning course or program?
Please contact Continuing and Distance Education at 319-273-2121 or ContinuingEd@uni.edu.


Teaching at a Distance

Criteria for the development of programs for online, blended or off-campus delivery

Operational procedures for online courses

Teaching via eLearning

eLearning Login


Credit Workshops

Summer 2017 credit workshop interest form

Operational procedures for credit workshops


Additional Resources

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Copyright at the University of Northern Iowa

UNI policy on distributed learning and intellectual property rights


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