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Orientation for Online Learners

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"Before Admission" will take you through Distance Learning 101, which is designed to address common questions and concerns for those thinking of returning to school. It will walk you through your degree options, financial aid processes and will help you make an informed decision. DL 101 also allows you to experience an online classroom firsthand through WKU's online course delivery system. If you're thinking about returning to school, you also have access to a team of dedicated professionals that will assist you with the process. Email us at learn.online@wku.edu to learn more! 

Undergraduate Students button

The Undergraduate Student Orientation is designed for distance learners who are seeking an undergraduate degree (associate's degree or bachelor's degree) or certificate. You will find information on advising, class registration, student account set-up, using TopNet, Blackboard and myWKU, as well as financial aid eligibility and the process of accepting financial aid awards. It is designed to address your initial questions and direct you where you need to go.

Graduate Students button

The Graduate Student Orientation is designed for distance learners who are seeking a master's degree and/or graduate certificate. You will find information on class registration, student account set-up, using TopNet, Blackboard and myWKU, as well as graduate assistantships, research assistance, financial aid eligibility and award acceptance. It is designed to address your initial questions and direct you where you need to go.

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 Last Modified 4/8/15