8-week, online courses accessed via Blackboard Fast Paced for the self motivated student (Assignments due every week) Liberty University Online courses are part of the student's official academic record and are calculated into their cumulative GPA. Students may not take foundational classes such as: ENGL 100, CLST 100 & 101, MATH 100 & 110.
To register for an online course as a residential student, please click on the link below through use of Internet Explorer only.
As a resident student who takes Liberty University Online courses, whether a couple of Liberty University Online courses or all Liberty University Online courses for a semester, you will still be responsible for the same cost guidelines as if you were taking all resident courses.
It is your responsibility as the student to contact Financial Aid and/or Student Accounts to make the payment arrangements after registering for Liberty University Online courses.
Your courses will appear on your ASIST account about 3-4 business days after you have received your confirmation email that your request has been processed by your Professional Advisor. You can know for certain your courses have been registered once they appear on ASIST. Even though your courses appear on ASIST, they will not appear on Blackboard until 4-5 days prior to the start date (see Dates and Deadlines link). If it has been more than a week and your courses have not appeared on ASIST, please contact your Professional Advisor in CASAS.
6. Available Courses and Guide
Liberty University Online course list. Includes difficulty level and syllabi.
The Liberty Bookstore has textbook information. Resident book vouchers do not apply to Liberty University Online courses.
9. Showing Academic Progress
Students must access courses in Blackboard on the start date. Students must follow course deadlines as outlined by the instructor. Students who fail to show progress are subject to academic and financial consequences.
Courses must be dropped prior to the course start date. Drop requests must be submitted directly to the Registrar’s Office. Students cannot request a drop once the course has begun.
11. Withdrawal Policy
After the start date, students may request to withdraw up until the course deadline. A grade of "W" for withdraw will be placed on the student’s record. To submit a request, students must go to the Registrar's Office and complete the Withdrawal form or email email@example.com. The email must include the student's name, ID#, and course or courses to be withdrawn from.
If a withdraw is completed for a residential course, students are not permitted to register for that Liberty University Online course in the same semester.
If a student withdraws from a Liberty University Online course and adds a different Liberty University Online course within the same semester, they will be responsible for payment over 18 credit hours.
Resident student’s appealing an online class:
Liberty encourages students to have open and respectful communication with their professor to resolve any concerns regarding individual course assignment grades and/or the final grade for the course.
(To access the form, you will need to login using your Liberty username and password)
Criteria for appeal:
Only final posted grades may be appealed beyond the professor. Appeals are accepted only when the grade assigned conflicts with:
Appeals, other than those mentioned above, will not be reviewed.
The student must provide written documentation that demonstrates the occurrence of one or more of the above grounds for appeal. Documentation may be in the form of email correspondence, graded assignments, proof of timely submission, etc.
A student wishing to appeal a final grade must submit the appeal to their professor and seek to resolve the situation with them. If the student wishes to appeal further they must follow the process outlined below: