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How It Works

 

The student community will be divided into sub-groups (classes) of 20-30 students, participating in online courses. Students will be expected to actively participate in forums by posting questions, responding to questions posted by other students, fulfilling written assignment requirements and taking all assessments.

 

The University Learning Week starts at midnight between Wednesday and Thursday (more precisely, on Thursday at 12:05) and ends on the following Wednesday (at 11:55). The weekly study units will be made available one week at a time at the start of the new learning week.  The students will always have access to the completed units.

 

Please note: All reference to time in the study process and schedule is according to University of the People Time – (the time of our server located in the US, Central Time, time zone).  Clocks at both University of the People time and your local time will be visible on your learning screen.

 

University of the People students require access to a computer with an Internet connection as well as the ability to save documents and files. Typically, University of the People learning materials are provided to students in either Adobe PDF or Microsoft Office compatible formats. Therefore, students need to be able to open and save documents in these formats as well. For more information, please refer to the University Catalog. 

 

The student community will be divided into sub-groups (classes) of 20-30 students, participating in online courses. Students will be expected to actively participate in forums by posting questions, responding to questions posted by other students, fulfilling written assignment requirements and taking all assessments.

 

The University Learning Week starts at midnight between Wednesday and Thursday (more precisely, on Thursday at 12:05) and ends on the following Wednesday (at 11:55). The weekly study units will be made available one week at a time at the start of the new learning week.  The students will always have access to the completed units.

 

Please note: All reference to time in the study process and schedule is according to University of the People Time – (the time of our server located in the US, Central Time, time zone).  Clocks at both University of the People time and your local time will be visible on your learning screen.

 

University of the People students require access to a computer with an Internet connection as well as the ability to save documents and files. Typically, University of the People learning materials are provided to students in either Adobe PDF or Microsoft Office compatible formats. Therefore, students need to be able to open and save documents in these formats as well. For more information, please refer to the University Catalog.