Center for Online Education

What is Online Education

Welcome to Online Education at IU South Bend. You will find information about courses and programs that are offered, how to apply to the university, what to do after you've applied, and how to find help for whatever issues you may encounter as an online student at IU South Bend. Explore the links below.

Insights from Students

Unsure about taking classes online? Take a few minutes to watch a short video.

How can I tell if I'm ready to take an online course?

Online students have found the following characteristics essential for online success:

  • the ability to be self-motivated
  • have good computer literacy
  • have good time management
  • have an ability to organize and work independently

Students can find out if they are ready to take an online course by completing the Student Readiness Survey (aka IU Ready).

Degrees Available Fully Online

How can I get technical assistance?

Instructor (Course Specific)

If there is a problem with a specific course or a link, document, etc. with an online course, please contact your instructor for assistance and report the problem.