Checking Your Personal Device – check your browser, plug ins, hard drive – MAC vs. PC
Check to see if your browser is optimized and ready for your first day of class.
Online learning requires that your computer is up to date with all programs and software. This ensures that your user experience meets your expectations and you don’t run into any problems. You are just a click away from testing your computer for programs that you may need throughout your college career.
Many Canvas courses use browser plug-ins. To view portions of these sites, you may need one or more of the plugins below. Browsers will generally automatically download any plugin required by a particular page, but you may want to download and install these plug-ins now so you don’t have to worry about it later.
Below is a list of common plug-ins and links to the free downloads:
Yes. Although UC Online programs follow the same academic calendar, they have unique schedules depending on the course.
(There are a few exceptions to the asynchronous components, please view program FAQs for more information)
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. We want to make sure you put your new UC degree into action. Our career services team will assist by providing tips and suggestions to help you find your ideal next job.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and work.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there is one exception. If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have 1 skills intensives that takes place on campus.
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