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. The Office of Continuing and Distance Education is your primary point of contact in accessing distance education support services.


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–5 pm

Technical 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

Distance education conference

Quality Matters Initiative

Online Course Development Awards

Faculty professional development workshops

Interest 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 eLearning

eLearning Login 

Credit workshops

Summer 2016 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

Tutorials for eLearning and distance education

Adobe Connect Instructor Guidebook

Visit our tutorials page for more tutorials for faculty, staff and students

UNI students, faculty and staff also have access to the Online Training Library with more than 66,000 video tutorials on a wide variety of topics. Learn what you want, when you want it.