Start a course, schedule study time, do your assignments, and take your exams whenever it's right for you. Independent Learning means there are no class schedules to work around, and you never have to go to campus. IL is a great solution for busy, working professionals, undergraduates who need credits toward graduation, or potential students who don't live near a UW campus. Courses are offered online and in print with an email delivery option.

Independent Learning is a part of University of Wisconsin-Extension, and has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years. We offer nearly one hundred undergraduate-level courses taught by University of Wisconsin faculty and instructors at institutions accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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