Distance Education Students

This is your one-stop shop for resources related to your distance education studies.

Staying on Track

Staying on track is critical to your success! We have developed CHECKPOINTS to help you keep up! Please make sure you know what you are responsible for at any point in your graduate career.

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Technology Requirements

Quality distance education is contingent on quality technology. See our list of technology requirements to ensure your computer and Internet connections meet program standards.

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We are committed to making our courses accessible to all students.  For information regarding accommodations available to students and submitting accommodation requests, visit the Office of Accessibility’s website below.


Exam Proctors

All distance online students should register their proctor at the beginning of each semester for each course they are enrolled in. Campus online students may take exams at the AU Testing Center. Please follow the instructions below, UNLESS otherwise instructed by your course professor.

Proctored Exam Instructions

New Graduate Student?

Just accepted and not sure what to do?  Check out our Tips for New Students page to help you succeed in your new graduate career!

Tips for New Students