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Credit Overlay Program

 

Credit Overlay serves as an outreach program for Western Oregon University (WOU). It is designed to support and facilitate professional development and career advancement for educators and other professionals in the region. Opportunities may include:

  • Professional development seminars and workshops
  • Career advancement training sessions and certification courses
  • Conferences and other professional learning experiences sponsored or hosted by WOU
  • Propose a Credit Overlay Course
  • Register for a Credit Overlay Course
  • Request Transcripts

To propose a Credit Overlay course, please complete and submit the following materials to our office via email (innovation@wou.edu) or fax (503-838-8473). Materials must be received at least 3 weeks prior to the course start date. Additional requirements for each component are available below or by request:

 Important notes:

  • Undergraduate courses are not a focus for this program.
  • Graduate level courses must require at least 30 hours of student work per credit. Professional development courses must require at least 10 hours.
  • Instructors for graduate level courses must have a minimum of a masters degree in a related field. Professional development instructors must have a minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Credit Overlay may not be advertised until course approval has been confirmed.

 Questions? Please contact us! Or download our program policies.

To register for a Credit Overlay course, please follow these steps:

 Important notes:

  • There is a registration fee of $60 per credit for all Credit Overlay courses.
  • A full refund is automatically issued if a Credit Overlay course is canceled. No other refunds will be issued.
  • Credit Overlay may not be advertised until course approval has been confirmed.

 Questions? Please contact us!

There are several ways to request official transcripts from WOU:

  1. Order official transcripts online at the Student Clearinghouse secure site (https://www.studentclearinghouse.org/secure_area/Transcript/login.asp?FICEcode=00320900). This is the speediest and most popular option.
  2. Complete a request form and mail it to: ATTN: Transcripts WOU Registrar’s Office 345 North Monmouth Ave. Monmouth, OR 97361
  3. Complete a request form and fax your request to 503-838-9696.
  4. Submit your request in person at the Registrar’s Office: Room 106, Administration Building.

More details are available on the Registrar’s webpage: https://www.wou.edu/provost/registrar/forms/transcript_instruct.php

 

CONTACT US

Center for Academic Innovation

503-838-8483 | or e-mail: innovation@wou.edu | Location: ITC 205