Academic Credit Options
Late-start short courses, workshops, institutes, travel programs and teacher in-service units (formerly UCAN: University Credit Across Nevada)
Extended Studies at the University administers Academic Credit Options, offering academic credit courses for teacher recertification and professional development, for the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree and other degree programs, and for career advancement.
Currently available courses, often including the course syllabus, are described at the Academic Credit Options page. Browse the site until you find the course that's right for you. Then go ahead and register! Be sure to check back periodically for new courses.
For other academic credit courses that reach the University's off-campus students, see 365 Learning courses.
Important note about financial aid
Academic Credit Options classes count toward financial aid. Please contact Dawna Snyder or Nik Leiner to ensure your class(es) are listed in MyNEVADA so that the financial aid office will count them as part of your credit load.
Academic Credit Options Links
Nevada School Law and Constitution
- Two one-credit face-to-face classes held on UNR campus in Reno,
Fall and Spring semesters and one class in Summer (call ACO for dates, (775) 682-7560.
Prior to registration, students must complete a (hard copy) application for admission, pay the university application fee and submit all required materials and immunizations via fax to Academic Credit Options (775) 784-4801.
NOTE: All students will be designated Non-Resident and charged a non-resident fee in addition to tuition and application fee unless residency status has been granted by submitting a residency application.
Grades for these courses will not be posted to transcripts until the end of the semester regardless of when during the semester the course meets. PLEASE plan accordingly! For more information, click here.
Librarian Certification Program
Download the current program file here (PDF).
Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Academic Credit Fees
Please note: All fees are subject to change without notice by the Board of Regents. Visit the University's tuition and fee page for more information: http://www.unr.edu/tuition-and-fees
Additional fees may be assessed to cover special costs or materials associated with the program. Please see any class notes that appear with course descriptions for more information.
Nonresident fees are assessed where applicable; for more information visit the University's fees page.