Next Steps for Admitted Online & Distance Education Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Northern Iowa! 

Students enrolling in an online undergraduate program are not required to pay the admissions acceptance fee or attend an on-campus orientation. Rather, your advisor will contact you individually to facilitate enrollment and connect you with resources specifically designed for distance students. Advisors are listed by major below:

ProgramAdvisorContact Information
Bachelor of Liberal StudiesHope TrainorHope.Trainor@uni.edu319-273-2504
Criminal Justice BASGayle RhinebergerGayle.Rhineberger@uni.edu319-273-3245
2+2 Elementary EducationMarc RenningMarc.Renning@uni.edu319-273-2121
Managing Business & Organizations BASLinda EmeryLinda.Emery@uni.edu319-273-2504


Graduate students are also except from the admissions acceptance fee and on-campus orientation. 
Students admitted to an Online & Distance Education graduate program can accept their offer of admission at https://admissions.uni.edu/admitted-students/admitted-graduate-students. Once accepted and the acceptance deadline has passed, an enrollment contact from the Office of Online & Distance Education will email with next steps.