Continuing Education Course Fees

Graduate Credit through UIS

For those taking the courses for academic credit through the University of Illinois Springfield, you only pay tuition through UIS. You do not pay a second fee to ION. ION courses are generally 2 graduate credit hours. See registering for graduate credit courses for more information.

Continuing Education Units – ION professional development

Registration is open to members of the general public as well as ION partner institutions. The registration fee is determined by membership status, course length, and course level.

Institutions may join ION any time throughout the year. Membership fees will be pro-rated based on the number of terms left in the fiscal year.

Course Fees

  • $395 for core and elective 8-week courses
  • $295 for 4-week Advanced Seminars

Global ION Member Institutions

  • $295 for core and elective 8-week courses
  • $195 for 4-week Advanced Seminars
  • Annual Institutional Membership $1250/year

Founding ION Members

Founding members include: participating Illinois Community Colleges, the University of Illinois Chicago, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • $150 for all 4-week and 8-week courses
  • Annual Institutional Membership $200

University of Illinois Springfield

UIS employees, including Full and Part-time Faculty, do not pay a fee to take non-credit, continuing education ION courses. Your affiliation with a campus department will be verified.

Prepaid Seats for Institutions

If you would like to pre-purchase courses for your institution, please contact the ION Director at ion@uis.edu or 217-206-8650.

Prepaid seats are good for one membership year from the date of purchase. After June 30, any remaining balance will be applied toward unpaid membership fees. Any requests for refunds must be received in writing prior to June 30 of that membership year. Please address refund questions to:

Illinois Online Network
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 425
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

Payments

For courses taken for CEUs, payment must be received by the fifth day of the course. Arrangements for a payment plan may be made directly with the ION office.

You may pay online by credit card using the link included with the emailed invoice. Checks, money order, and purchase orders (must include FEIN) are also accepted and may be mailed to:

Please make checks payable to the University of Illinois and send to the address below:

Illinois Online Network c/o Business Office
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 425
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

Phone: (217) 206-8650

Refunds and Withdrawals

Individuals

If a course is canceled or rescheduled, you may request a refund or a transfer to another course.

You must withdraw from a course by the second day of the term to receive a refund. Withdrawals later than the second day of class are not eligible for refunds.

Institutional Prepaid Courses

If a course is canceled or rescheduled, individual participants may transfer to another course. Individuals must withdraw from a course by the second day of the term for the institution to receive a refund. Withdrawals later than the second day of class are not eligible for refunds.

Prepaid seats are good for one membership year from the date of purchase. After June 30, any remaining balance will be applied toward unpaid membership fees. Any requests for refunds must be received in writing prior to June 30 of that membership year. Please address refund questions to:

Illinois Online Network c/o Business Office
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 425
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

Questions

Contact us at ion@uis.edu or 1-217-206-8650.