- Admissions: Students who seek admission into the University to enroll in distance education classes will follow the admissions procedures defined by the University. Students currently admitted to the University do not require additional admission to enroll in distance education courses. Specific limitations apply to students classified as foreign or international students. Enrollment of foreign students in distance education courses must be completed in coordination with the International Student Advisor. The Center for Distance Learning may provide prospective students with information to help the students enroll in distance education courses. The Counsel will also inform prospective students of the resources necessary to participate in distance education courses. Upon admission, the student will receive a student account that will provide the student access to e-mail, on-line campus services, the library, and limited access to other campus resources.
- Bookstore: All students enrolled in distance education courses may access the bookstore during its posted hours. Students may also purchase course materials from the bookstore’s on-line services. The student will be responsible for the shipping expense.
- Financial Aid: All students enrolled in distance education courses may apply for financial aid as controlled by Federal, State, and local regulations. Students may seek financial aid counseling through face-to-face, telephone, or asynchronous conferences.
- Library: All students enrolled in distance education courses are entitled reasonable access to library services. The library will be open to all students enrolled in distance education courses during posted hours. Students may seek reference support or other library assistance through face-to-face, telephone, or asynchronous conferences. The library’s on-line services (e.g., electronic databases) will be available to all students holding a valid student account. When necessary, the library will accommodate reasonable requests to delivery reference materials through a common carrier. The student is responsible for returning all reference materials by the specified date. The student will be responsible for the return shipping expense and is responsible for fees the library may assess for late returns or lost materials.
- Registration: Students wishing to enroll in distance education courses are entitled to use the on-line registration systems maintained by the Office of Records and Registration. The student is responsible for seeking academic advisement from his or her advisor prior to registration. The student is responsible for obtaining any necessary permission to enroll in a course.
- Accommodations: Students who need help with accessibility and accommodations should contact their instructor and/or the Office for Students with Disabilities (423-425-4006).
- Tutoring: Students enrolled in distance education courses are eligible to receive reasonable access to tutoring services.
For distance education students:
Prospective Student Information
Current Student Information
If you have concerns about the services provided by UTC Online please contact the UTC Dean of Students or a higher education representative in your state of residence.