Services and Support For Faculty and Staff

The University of Northern Iowa is committed to providing comprehensive support services for distance education faculty, staff, and students.

General questions about distance education:

Local: 319-273-2121 Toll-free: 800-648-3864
For deaf or hard of hearing, use Relay 711
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–4:30 pm

Instructional Development Support

Local: 319-273-7740 Toll-free: 800-648-3864
Support hours: Mon-Thurs - 8 am–9 pm; Fridays 8 am–5 pm

Faculty Development Opportunities

Quality Matters Initiative

Faculty professional development workshops

Interested in developing a distance learning course or program?
Please contact Continuing and Distance Education at 319-273-2121 or

Teaching at a Distance

Criteria for the development of programs for online, blended or off-campus delivery

Operational procedures for online courses

Teaching via Blackboard (eLearning)

eLearning Login

Credit Workshops

Summer 2021 credit workshop interest form

Operational procedures for credit workshops

Additional Resources

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Copyright at the University of Northern Iowa

UNI policy on distributed learning and intellectual property rights

UNI students, faculty and staff also have access to the LinkedIn Learning Online Training Library with more than 5,000 courses on a wide variety of topics. Learn what you want, when you want it.