Academic Outreach Arts & Sciences, Room 242 Box 8015 (208) 236-4569The Office of Academic Outreach is the central clearing house for information concerning Idaho State University's off-campus academic courses. This office coordinates off-campus and evening courses for the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Health Professions. The Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering, and Pharmacy conduct outreach activities through their own colleges.
Academic Outreach at ISU is provided through four off-campus residence centers located in Boise, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and Sun Valley-Wood River and includes special services designed to meet student needs for resource materials in connection with specific course work. In addition, ISU sponsors courses for academic credit in several other Idaho locations as well.
Idaho Falls Residence Center 350 University Place 1776 Science Center Drive Idaho Falls, ID 833404 (208) 536-1385Idaho State University's residence center located in Idaho Falls offers students the opportunity to complete several degrees at home. These include associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees.
In Idaho Falls, students may complete all of the general education courses required for several undergraduate degrees. Additionally, electives, non-credit professional and personal development classes of short duration are offered. The ISU Residence Center in Idaho Falls is located in University Place at the end of Science Center Drive in Freeman Park. The facility is shared with both University of Idaho and BYU/Ricks and includes limited classrooms, computing labs, an auditorium, the Idaho National Engineering Technical Library and administrative offices. ISU serves a diverse group of students, including returning students, community college transfers, graduate students and those interested in personal and professional growth. Many have been, and continue to be, enrolled part time so they may continue to earn a livelihood. ISU currently enrolls more than 1,500 students each semester in Idaho Falls.
Twin Falls Resident Center College of Southern Idaho Evergreen Building, Suite B-40 Twin Falls, ID 83303 (208) 736-2101In 1981, as part of Idaho State University's mission to serve southern Idaho students, a resident center was established in Twin Falls. In 1992, the center was moved to a new location in the Evergreen Building on the College of Southern Idaho campus. Two professional staff members are available to advise reentry students from the Magic Valley and CSI associate degree transfer students as well as acting as general advocates for commuting ISU students.
Upper level and graduate level academic courses are offered each semester from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health Professions. Complete degree programs offered include the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Corporate Training, Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Education/Business Education, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Physical Education and Master of Health Education. In addition, a minor in business is available, as well as non-academic courses, workshops and seminars in the area of professional development.
Full-time university professors and highly qualified local instructors ensure that the quality of ISU courses offered in Twin Falls is equal to that found on the Pocatello campus. An evolving interactive telecommunications system offers classes broadcast live from Pocatello to CSI in the Magic Valley.
Enhancing ISU's education services to southern Idaho is a daily commuter bus to Pocatello with intermediate stops between Twin Falls and the Pocatello campus.
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