Academic Credit for Internship Experience
If you are interested in receiving academic credit for an internship experience, first
consult with your academic advisor. If your department does not offer academic credit
for an internship experience, or you are maxed out on your internship hours within
your major, you may choose to enroll in UNIV 4000-Community Internship course that
is available for all majors.
* As of Fall 2015 the prefix of UNIV 4000 will become ELC 4000. Please be ware of
this change in all course listings that identify the course under Experiential Learning
UNIV 4000 - Community Internship (3-6 semester hours) offers extensive professional preparation as an intern in a community setting that
may limit student's enrollment in other courses.
- Permission of student's academic advisor (denoted by signature on internship contract)
- Internship offer letter and/or position description
- Academic Good Standing
Note: Students enrolled in UNIV 4000 are considered to be full time students for enrollment
certification purposes. If you have questions concerning your eligibility for aid,
please contact DebraAnn Brown, Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Download an overview of UNIV 4000 here.
The completed learning contract must be approved by your internship site supervisor
and your academic advisor. Once these documents have been reviewed and approved, you
will then receive a permit to register for UNIV 4000.
To request a leave of absence, submit a Personal or Medical Leave of Absence Request form and supporting documents to the Scholarship Office in 201 Wilder Tower.
For additional information regarding UNIV 4000 contact Academic Internships at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-3260.