Distance & Off-Campus Education
Thinking about continuing your UNI education outside of Cedar Falls, but wondering about financial aid availability? UNI offers a variety of academic opportunities through distance education and off-campus coursework. Options include online and desktop video conferencing courses, Study Abroad, National Student Exchange and more.
Financial Aid Eligibility
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Be admitted to UNI and enrolled in a degree-seeking program
Financial aid is NOT available for Guided Independent Study (GIS) courses, Camp Adventure, or audited coursework.
Be in compliance with financial aid satisfactory academic progress standards
- State Authorizations: Prospective students who reside in any state except California and wish to pursue a UNI program entirely online, may submit an application to the Office of Admissions according to the instructions on the program's Next Steps page. Students from California interested in pursuing an online program may not be eligible receive federal financial aid (due to their home state's law) and are invited to consult their state's board of education to discuss their situation. An updated list of SARA States & Institutions can be found online: NC-SARA Institution Directory.