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School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach Staff

The School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, at Western Illinois University, provides educational opportunities to diverse groups on and off campus. We extend opportunities to educationally underserved areas and provide programs and courses at locations throughout western Illinois using innovative technology. In other words, we come to YOUR place.

We offer online and face-to-face courses. Face-to face courses are conveniently offered off-campus during evenings and weekends. Our online courses are particularly well suited for adult students with other responsibilities and for traditional students interested in pursuing an affordable and challenging undergraduate degree program.

Our Mission

The School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach will advance the mission of Western Illinois University and have a profound impact on our changing and diverse world through the use of technology in the instructional process, commitment to public service and outreach, acknowledgment that learning is a life-long pursuit, and provision of  high quality programs impacting the lives of youth and adults.

Our Vision

The Western Illinois University School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach will provide high quality, life-long, and enriching learning opportunities.