Distance Learning

How do I register and other FAQs

  • How do I register?
    • You may mail in your completed registration form with a payment by check or credit-card information to the following address:

      Non-Credit Programs
      Horrabin Hall 6
      Western Illinois University
      1 University Circle
      Macomb, IL 61455-1390

      You may also phone or fax in your registration with credit card information using the following numbers:
      • Phone: 309.298.1911 or toll-free at 866.933.8964
      • Fax: 309.298.2226
      • We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card.
  • How late will you accept my registration?
    • Check the specific conference brochure in which you are interested for deadlines.
  • If I cannot attend the conference will I receive a refund?
    • This depends upon when the cancellation occurs. Please refer to the conference brochure for further details or call the Non-Credit Programs office at 309.298.1911 or toll-free at 866.933.8964.
  • How will I know if the program has been cancelled?
    • A letter is sent indicating the program has been cancelled and a refund is processed.
  • What should I bring to the conference?
    • Yourself! We supply writing utensils, paper, handouts, and other supplies at the registration table.
  • How do I obtain CPDUs/CEUs?
    • You must indicate your interest in receiving CPDUs or CEUs by checking the appropriate box on the registration form included in the brochure. You must also complete the required evaluation form at the conclusion of the conference.
  • If I have to leave the conference early, will I still get my CPDUs/CEUs?
    • Only registrants attending the entire program are eligible for CPDUs; CEUs granted by ASHA, the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, or Western Illinois University; or for documentation of contact hours.
  • Where can I find a calendar of your upcoming conferences?
    • Our website, http://www.wiu.edu/noncredit/, provides a list of our current conferences. You may also check the WIU online calendar at http://www.wiu.edu/wiucalendar/ for dates and times at a quick glance. Sign up for our mailing list to receive brochures for conferences you might be interested in attending by calling us at 309.298.1911 or toll-free at 866.933.8964.