Optional Undergraduate College Credit through National Louis University

Aim4Excellence participants may opt to take the modules for undergraduate college credit through National Louis University. Three 5-quarter hour courses are available. Below are additional details about this credit option.


TERM SCHEDULE FOR AIM4EXCELLENCE COURSES THROUGH NLU

Aim4Excellence courses at NLU span over 2 quarters (24 weeks). Participants taking the modules for credit through NLU must abide by the following course schedule*:

First log-in date for the
first module in the course

Course end date (All modules in the course must be complete by this date.)

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January 6 through March 30, 2014 (Winter and Spring 2014 quarters)

June 20, 2014

July 4, 2014 

March 31 through June 29, 2014 (Spring and Summer 2014 quarters)

September 5, 2014

September 19, 2014

*Note that individual modules must be completed within eight weeks of the date of first log-in according to the Terms and Conditions.

 

GRADING OF AIM4EXCELLENCE COLLEGE COURSE THROUGH NLU

Each Aim4Excellence module includes a variety of evidence of learning activities that total 100 points. In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for a module you must attain a score of 70 points or higher. Students taking the Aim4Excellence modules for credit at National Louis University will receive a course grade as an average of the three modules included in the course. Grades will be assigned according to the following grading scale:

Grade

Points Earned

A

270-300 points

B

240-269 points

C

210-239 points

D

180-209 points

F

0-179 points

 

VIEWING YOUR GRADE AND REQUESTING TRANSCRIPTS

Students enrolled for college credit at National Louis University will receive an email once a grade is posted for an Aim4Excellence course. After completing the course, you will need to log on to the National Louis University Portal in order to view your grade.

If you are having difficulty accessing your grade, you may contact the NLU helpdesk at: 800.443.5522 x4357 for assistance.

Once your grades have been posted, you may request a transcript of your coursework online by visiting the National Louis University Office of Admissions and Records.

Learn more about accessing grades and transcripts.

 

DROPPING A NLU AIM4EXCELLENCE COURSE

A student may request a full refund for the tuition fees ($330 per module) for college credit through National Louis University. If you need to drop a course, you must do so in writing prior to the completion of the first module of the course and within 7 days of the date of first log in.

Registration fees ($175 per module ) will not be refunded for modules already started. You may request in writing a refund of 50% of the module registration fee, as described in the Terms and Conditions, for modules not yet started.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS

All students enrolled in Aim4Excellence are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the program. Students registered to take the modules for credit through National Louis University are subject to the policies described in the NLU Student Guidebook.