Continuing and Distance Education

Admission to the Distance and Continuing Education Undergraduate and graduate Program

  1. Admission to all undergraduate Distance and Continuing Education Programs is processed by the registrar and granted by the department.
  2. The University shall give priority to its permanent and contract employees serving for at least one year and having a good performance in their duties for admission to the different programs according to the interest of the office or academic unit the employee is working and relevance of the field of study to the University. The number of employees that shall be admitted to each program shall not exceed 15% of the minimum intake capacity of the academic unit

i. Admission to Summer/In-service, distance graduate Programs

Graduates holding undergraduate degree from recognized institutions of higher learning may apply for admission into a summer/in-service or distance graduate programs of the university. Applicants to such programs should:

  1. Have a minimum CGPA of 2.00 in their undergraduate degree program and pass the entrance examination set by the specific academic unit the student is applying for.
  2. Have no “F”,” I” or “NG” grades in their records.
  3. Deliver official copies of their records to the registrar before their applications are sent to their respective academic units.
  4. Produce a sponsorship letter from their sponsoring organization(s) or deposit, in cash, tuition fee for the semester they are applying for prior to registration if they are self- sponsored.
  5. Produce a leave of absence from their employers for the study period if not self sponsored.
  6. Meet the special requirements of the academic unit the student is applying for

 

ii. Admission to a Summer/In-service undergraduate program:

This is a program opened to give opportunities of attending in higher learning institutions without displacement from work. Therefore, applicants to this program should solicit a source of fund for their tuition, lodging, food and other facilities.

  1. a) Admission into Summer/In-service undergraduate program shall be determined similar to the admission of any undergraduate program
  2. b) An applicant to the summer/in-service degree program should
    1. Have a minimum CGPA of 2.00 from prior diploma and pass the entrance examination set by academic unit (curriculum of the program) to which the student is applying for.
    2. Have no “F”, “I “or “NG” grades in her/his records.
    3. Deliver official copies of the required records to the registrar prior to the entrance exam.
    4. Produce a sponsorship letter from their sponsoring organization(s) or deposit, in cash, tuition fee for the semester they are applying for prior to registration if they are self- sponsored.
    5. Produce a leave of absence from his/her employer for the study period if not self sponsored.
    6. Meet the special requirements of the academic unit s/he is applying for.