Distance Learning Center, Stewart Center, Room G-59 (496-1698)
Distance Learning delivers college courses to you from accredited colleges and universities as internet courses. Courses are virtually the same as taught on campus, but a physical distance separates the instructor and you. The Indiana College Network (ICN) provides you access to over 1,600 distance learning opportunities from Indiana's colleges and universities throughout Indiana, including more than 130 courses with Purdue equivalencies.
Provides individual vocational interest, aptitude, ability,
and personality tests for career planning and academic purposes
administers advanced credit exams in conjunction with academic
departments and CLEP exams, independent
study exams, coordinates national pre-professional entrance
exams: GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, and NTE.
Any student with a documented learning disability or
attention deficit disorder who attends Purdue may receive
assistance through the Disability Resource Center.
Documentation of the learning disability/attention deficit
disorder is required.
Students are asked to sign an Authorization for Release
of Information form for notification letters to be sent
to their instructor(s) of appropriate academic adjustments.
This release of information form must be signed no later
than the end of the second week of classes of a regular
academic semester, or by the end of the third class meeting
of courses less than sixteen weeks in length. If the student
has signed the form allowing release of information, his/her
instructors and academic advisor will receive a letter
from the ODOS specifying the academic adjustments that
are required. Whenever possible, letters will be sent
to instructors and academic advisors by the first day
of class each academic term.
Disability Resource Center specialists are available to provide a variety of support services. Some of these include:
Extended time testing site
Coordination of resources for students
Consultation with faculty and staff to obtain appropriate academic adjustments and assistance for students
Advocacy; assistance so that the students can become their own advocate.
The Assistive Technology Center (Room
111, Stewart Center) has specialized hardware
and software that allows students with disabilities to
use computers in a way comparable to their non-disabled