Below are links to the most frequently asked questions. Please contact us with any additional questions you may have.
The UO is on the quarter system.
Credit courses are pass/no pass only. The non-graded workshop option is also available.
No formal application or admission is necessary when taking a workshop with the credit option.
Academic credit can be earned by attending a workshop and participating in extended sessions and/or distance education components. These may include lunch assignments, post-workshop sessions, and activities such as follow-up discussions with the presenter or an online assignment. All credit participants are required to complete an additional out-of-class assignment.
Assignment due dates are listed in the syllabus.
Grades will be posted on DuckWeb at the end of the term; you can find these dates on the UO academic calendar. You can access your records on DuckWeb by using your Personal Access Code (PAC). PACs are assigned by the Office of the Registrar at the end of your initial term of enrollment.
You can request copies of your transcript online through the Registrar's website.
Due to a recent policy change, the vouchers can no longer be redeemed for self-suppport coursework (such as the Professional Development for Educators workshops). You can use the vouchers to reduce the tutition costs of courses offered through the UO College of Education and other UO academic departments.
You will need to check with the institution to which the credit would be transferred. You can contact UO Academic Advising or the UO Admissions office for additional information on the University's policies.
A PDU is a Professional Development Unit. Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission requires teachers to accrue PDUs for license renewal. One clock hour equals one PDU.
Clock time for most one-day workshops equals 6.5 PDUs. If you enroll in a credit course, one-quarter hour of academic credit is equivalent to 20 PDUs. All workshop participants receive a certificate of participation that verifies the number of hours of instruction associated with the workshop and the equivalent number of PDUs.
Yes, but you should check with your school district office to find out how the school district records this information.
There are four convenient ways to register: online, phone, fax, or mail.
Payment or payment arrangements must be made at the time of registration. We accept Visa, Mastercard, purchase order or check. Your registration is pending until the check is received in the mail. If space is available, you may register on-site, but please call to confirm space is available prior to the workshop.
We currently offer an earlybird discount for registrations two weeks prior to the workshop date. Check the course details for this deadline. For non-credit workshops, special rates may be available for groups of three or more employees from the same school. Call the Registration office at 800-824-2714 or e-mail the program coordinator email@example.com for details.
Registration deadlines vary by program and are listed on the Schedules and Descriptions page.
If a space is available, you can register and pay on-site. Please call the registration office to confirm.
In order to receive a full refund, you must call the registration office at 800-824-2714 or e-mail no less than three business days prior to the workshops. No shows will be responsible for payment and will not receive refunds.
Yes, we accept purchase orders. Invoices are sent at the end of each month and payments are due within ten days of receipt. For special arrangements, call the registration office at 800-824-2714.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, purchase order or check. Registration is pending until the check is received at the registration office.
Simply check the "need receipt" button online or on the registration form or, if registering by phone or fax, let the registration staff know you need one. Receipts are also available onsite upon request.
Some free parking is available in the UO Academic Extension student parking lot at the Baker Downtown Center. A parking permit will be issued at the time of check-in.
Our website and workshop schedule is updated quarterly. We will mail it to anyone who has inquired about the program or has taken a workshop within the last three years. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, send an e-mail.
You will receive periodic e-mail announcements about program updates if we have an e-mail address on file. If you would like to use a different e-mail address or wish to be removed from these announcements, please call the Registration Office at 800-824-2714 or e-mail the request to firstname.lastname@example.org.