Thank you for your interest in the Extension Studies program available through the Office of Distance and Extended Learning!
- Extension course offerings can be delivered in a traditional face-to-face classroom setting, online, as a hybrid or part of a faculty-led Study-in-America or Off-Campus program.
- Course offerings through Extension Studies must occur during a Part of Term already approved by the Office of the University Registrar and must be valid for that term in the official course catalog.
- Important: Before completing a course approval contract, please review the criteria for offering an extension course and program webpage.
Criteria for Offering Extension Courses and Programs
Please review our Criteria for Extension Courses and Programs webpage for important information.
Face-to-Face (Classroom), Online or Hybrid Offerings
Please visit our Extension Studies course webpage for additional Information.
Study-in-America or Off-Campus Programs
Please visit our Extension Study-in-America program page for additional information.
Rosters, Certifying Classes and Grades
Teaching Online or Hybrid
Please review the Faculty Development Requirements for Online Teaching or contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning with any questions.
Course Development Assistance
If you need assistance developing your online or hybrid course, Learning Experience Design offers consultation with faculty to solve instructional problems by applying current research on learning and innovative teaching practices that support student-centered learning. Visit the Learning Experience Design section of the ODEL website for further information.
Online Tutoring Available for Students
Please review the Smarthinking Faculty Handbook to learn more about the online tutoring that is available for students enrolled in extension courses.
Beginning in Fall 2017, all courses offered through Extension Studies must be reported to the HB 2504 site.
Please visit the HB 2504 site for more information.
Information and Assistance
For additional information and/or assistance, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning at 512-245-2322 or 800-511-8656.