Listed below are the most common questions our students ask about Distance Learning, divided into the following categories for ease of reference:
Additionally, you may find the following FAQs from other units helpful in answering specific questions:
Students who are new to online learning are encouraged to review the Distance Learning Readiness webpage to help determine if online learning is right for them.
Students should have some general computer knowledge before starting an online course.
Information Technology Services has a Student Technology Toolkit webpage with technology information students will find helpful.
Online courses at UNF are taught using the Canvas learning management system.
Information Technology Services has a Canvas Student Support webpage to assist students with Canvas. To try a Canvas course, and to gain experience with Canvas, students are encouraged to self-enroll in the Understanding Canvas: A Guide for Students course.
Yes. The university offers a couple of different options for tutoring:
To be successful in a distance learning course:
Tuition for distance courses is the same as the tuition for traditional courses.
There is a $30 per credit hour DL fee assessed for most DL courses.
Refer to UNF's Tuition page link to find current Tuition and Fees.
To be successful in online courses, you should have access to a computer with high-speed internet access, at a minimum.
Take a look at the following webpages for technology requirements and skills for distance learners at UNF.
As a UNF student, you have free access to Microsoft Office 365 through your UNF Email account. For more information, check out the Technology Toolkit.
UNF provides students with access to a variety of Free
Software For Students for both Windows and Mac computers.