Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education


Scope: Who is Covered by this Policy?

All Employees


Policy

Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education Required Approvals

For Credit

Instructional-Fee Course or Workshop
Approving Body or Person Oxford Campus Regional Campus
Department or Program* Required Required
Divisional Dean Required Not Applicable
Dean of the Regional Campuses Not Applicable Required
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School** Not Applicable Not Applicable
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School If Graduate If Graduate
Director of Continuing Education, Regional Campus Not Applicable Not Applicable
Director of Lifelong Learning, Oxford Campus Required Required

 *Multidisciplinary, University-level, or other noncredit offerings that are not clearly related to a single academic unit may be approved by the campus director of continuing education without approval of a department or program.

**Proposals to external funding sources must be approved by the Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School before submission to the funding source.

Contract or Grant Course or Workshop
Approving Body or Person Oxford Campus Regional Campus
Department or Program* Required Required
Divisional Dean Required Not Applicable
Dean of the Regional Campuses Not Applicable Required
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School** Required Required
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School If Graduate If Graduate
Director of Continuing Education, Regional Campus Not Applicable Required
Director of Lifelong Learning, Oxford Campus Required Not Applicable

*Multidisciplinary, University-level, or other noncredit offerings that are not clearly related to a single academic unit may be approved by the campus director of continuing education without approval of a department or program.

**Proposals to external funding sources must be approved by the Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School before submission to the funding source.

Non-Credit or CEU

Course, Workshop, or Other Offering
Approving Body or Person Oxford Campus Regional Campus
Department or Program* Required Required
Divisional Dean Required Not Applicable
Dean of the Regional Campuses Not Applicable Required
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School** Not Applicable Not Applicable
Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School Not Applicable Not Applicable
Director of Continuing Education, Regional Campus Not Applicable Required
Director of Lifelong Learning, Oxford Campus Required Not Applicable

*Multidisciplinary, University-level, or other noncredit offerings that are not clearly related to a single academic unit may be approved by the campus director of continuing education without approval of a department or program.

**Proposals to external funding sources must be approved by the Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School before submission to the funding source.

The policies and procedures for awarding continuing education units (CEUs) to students participating in noncredit offerings are available from the continuing education unit on each campus.

Instructional, unclassified administrative, and classified staff who wish to develop, direct, teach in, or otherwise contribute to a continuing education offering must obtain approval in advance from the appropriate department chair or program director (where appropriate) and divisional dean or from the appropriate supervisor(s). An employee’s contribution to a continuing education offering may be included in the normal teaching or workload; it may also be performed outside the normal teaching or workload for supplemental remuneration.


Related Form(s)

Not applicable.


Additional Resources and Procedures

Not applicable.


FAQ

Not applicable.


Policy Administration

Next Review Date

7/1/2023

Responsible Officers

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Legal Authority

Not Applicable.

Compliance Policy

No

Recent Revision History

 

Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 11.2
  • OAC 3339-11-02

Reviewing Bodies

  • Administrative
  • Miami University Senate