Busy teachers can take advantage of a variety of dynamic and convenient opportunities for license renewal and professional development. The workshops, institutes, and graduate courses designed for this program compliment the many graduate courses already offered by the School of Education, and focus on what teachers need to be effective 21st century educators. The opportunities include economical choices such as full-day workshops and three-day institutes, as well as one- and two-week intensive graduate courses in both online and face-to-face formats.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Summer Edge?
Summer Edge offers busy teachers a variety of dynamic and convenient opportunities for license renewal and professional development. The workshops, institutes, and graduate courses designed for this program compliment the many graduate courses already offered by the School of Education, and focus on what teachers need to be effective 21st century educators. The opportunities include economical choices such as full-day workshops and three-day institutes, as well as one- and two-week intensive graduate courses in both online and face-to-face formats.
How do I register for a course?
If you would like to take one of our workshops for professional development (without receiving course credit), you can register online.
If you are currently taking an undergraduate or graduate class at IUPUI, you can register via OneStart.
If you have never taken courses at IUPUI, or were last actively enrolled as a graduate student in summer 2014 or before, please complete the online application. Follow the instructions for License Renewal/Education graduate non-degree. (You can ignore the March 1 deadline for applying. License Renewal applications are accepted at any time.) When you apply, it will take approximately 3-5 business days for processing. You will receive an e-mail when your application has been approved; this will contain instructions regarding how to create a network ID and how to register. A $60 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of application.
Once you have established your current admission status, you must register for classes through Onestart (https://onestart.iu.edu). To create an IU computing account, including your Onestart account, visit https://ams.iu.edu/skit/StartHere.aspx. For help with technology, contact UITS Help at 317.274.4357.
How do I apply to take classes for renewal?
Refer to "How do I register for a course."
How do I pay my bill?
IUPUI operates on a paperless system, which means all communication with students regarding course information, scheduling of classes, receipt and payment of tuition bills, etc., is communicated online or via university e-mail.
Note: you will not receive a paper bill. You are responsible for obtaining your bill via Onestart.
The Onestart portal (https://onestart.iu.edu) allows students to pay tuition bills, and obtain copies of bills and payment receipts. To create an IU computing account, including a Onestart account, visit https://ams.iu.edu/skit/StartHere.aspx.
IUPUI student billing schedule:
- 1st Thursday of the month: Bills are ready for pick up via Onestart.
- 3rd Tuesday of the month: Bills are due.
You have many options to pay your tuition bill.
- Online : You may pay online with a credit card (MasterCard and Discover), or via electronic check from your checking or savings account. Visit the Bursar website (http://bursar.iupui.edu) and click the QuikPay button on the left to choose this option.
- By Mail : You may mail a check or money order. Please mail your payment at least five (5) business days prior to the bill's due date to ensure receipt and processing. Include your 10 digit University ID with your payment. Do not include correspondence with your remittance.
- Via Campus Drop Box : You may drop a check in the Bursar drop box located in the Campus Center, Suite 250. Note: checks submitted via the drop box may be converted into electronic payment format.
- In Person : You may pay by cash or check in person at Student Financial Services located in the Campus Center, Suite 250. Because paying in person may involve waiting in line, you are encouraged to pay online or by mail. Note: checks submitted in person may be converted into electronic payment format.
Please be aware that nonpayment of your bill will jeopardize your ability to get your grade(s), so please arrange for payment on your account early. For additional questions regarding payment of bills or payment plans, visit http://bursar.iupui.edu or contact the Office of the Bursar by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by telephone (317.274.2451).
How much does a course cost?
The Account Billing Statement details all fees. All fees have been approved by the Trustees of Indiana University, and are subject to change without notice by action of the Trustees of Indiana University.
CREDIT HOUR FEE RATES
The rates shown in this schedule have been approved for the 2014-15 academic year and are applicable for the 2015 Summer Sessions only. The majority of Summer Edge graduate courses are 3 credit hours.
|Graduate (Education)||$ 412.56/credit hour||$1,201.52/credit hour|
|Undergraduate (Education)||$ 262.61/credit hour||$ 968.59/credit hour|
To estimate your total tuition and fees, use the Cost Estimator.
LATE SCHEDULE CHANGE FEE
After the close of the 100% refund period, a non-refundable transaction fee of approximately $22.00 per course is assessed for each added course, changed section, or credit-to-audit exchange.
LATE REGISTRATION FEE
Late registration fees are assessed on all enrollments beginning the official 1st day of the course. The non-refundable fee is $75.00. Additional information on tuition and fees is available at http://bursar.iupui.edu/.
You cannot purchase parking permits through the registration process; however, IUPUI Parking Services offers options for your convenience. Please visit http://www.parking.iupui.edu to select your choice. Remember to have your license plate number handy when you first enter this site.
How are tuition refunds processed?
Refund credits are determined by the date the drop activity is processed by the IUPUI Office of the Registrar. Refunds are based on the following schedule:
|Length of Course||Withdrawal During||Refund|
|5-8 weeks||1st week of class||100% of course fees|
|2nd week of class||50% of course fees|
|3rd week of class||NO REFUND|
1st and 2nd day of class
100% of course fees
|3rd and 4th day of class||50% of course fees|
|5th day of class||NO REFUND|
1 week or less
1st day of class
100% of course fees
|2nd day of class||50% of course fees|
|3rd day of class||NO REFUND|
*For additional information on adding courses, dropping courses, deadlines for registration and withdrawal, and fees associated with schedule changes, please visit http://registrar.iupui.edu/.
Do I need advance approval for courses before I register?
No, but an advisor is available any time you have questions (317.274.6801).
I need to renew my license. What is appropriate course work?
Appropriate course work is any graduate-level course (500 or above) either in education (EDUC) or in the major or minor area of the license. You may not retake a course you have already taken.
Do workshop courses (W505) count towards renewing my license?
Workshop courses (W505) offered for three graduate credits in Education will count. All the three-credit courses can be used to renew an Indiana teaching license. Additionally, CRUs and PGPs are available for non-credit professional development opportunities.
Can workshops or courses with satisfactory/fail grading be used for license renewal?
Yes, as long as a satisfactory grade is received.
Will the courses I take for renewal apply later to a graduate degree?
There is no guarantee that any course will apply toward a graduate degree until you are officially admitted to a graduate program and receive approval from your assigned faculty advisor.
I earned my undergraduate degree from IUPUI. Do I have to apply to take classes for renewal?
Yes. If you have not yet been admitted to graduate school, you must apply.
If I am taking classes only for renewal, must I pay graduate fees?
Yes. As a graduate non-degree seeking student, you will be required to pay graduate fees.
My license expires this summer. Can I take six hours in the last summer session and still have enough time to renew my license before school starts?
It depends on when your school year begins. Your renewed license will likely not post to the LVIS system until September 1.
I have completed my coursework. Where can I find the state license renewal application?
Please visit our Licensing section for helpful tips and the link to the Indiana Licensing Verification and Information System (LVIS). The license renewal process is now entirely online.
When do I submit the state application?
Your application should be submitted upon completion of the six (6) credits of appropriate course work, but no more than 45 days prior to the license expiration date. Click here to access information about the renewal process: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/renewing-indiana-educator-license. After the Licensing Advisor has verified your completion and grade for the course, your application will be approved and you will receive an email notification from LVIS.
What if I took half of my renewal coursework at IUPUI and half at another iniversity?
Either university can process your license renewal application. If you want IUPUI to process your application, you must submit an official transcript showing the three hours not taken at IUPUI.
Where can I go for more information about license renewal at IUPUI?
Please check the IUPUI School of Education licensing page.