Mission Statement

School of Continuing Education
Mission Statement

The Office of Continuing Studies & Enhanced Learning (CSEL) provides options for lifelong learning to individuals and organizations and supports applied learning opportunities for undergraduates seeking to enhance their Liberal Arts education.  In addition to administering the Bachelor of General Studies and Associate in Science programs, CSEL offers noncredit programs, and Credit for Lifelong Learning (CLL) that allows students to earn college credit for learning acquired outside the classroom. Summer and winter session courses, off-campus courses, evening and Saturday classes and accelerated course schedules are arranged by CSEL to meet the needs of full and part-time students. CSEL promotes access to higher education to high school students through dualenrollment programs which foster the development of a lifelong learning culture. To support engaged learning for all students, CSEL supports Global Field Courses, Study Abroad & National Student Exchange opportunities. It also functions as an information center for the Honors Program, Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity, Liberal Arts Work (LAW), the Office of National Fellowships & Scholarships, Service Learning, and the Center for Internships & Career Development.