Professional-Development

Questions & Answers

Q: How do I apply for a Professional Development course? 
A: Complete the online application at this link. You have to enter the Edgewood College course number and course title, the number of graduate credits, and the start and end dates. This information is provided by the course instructor.

Q: How do I know if my online PD application was received? 
A: Upon successful submission of your application, you will see a “thank you” message. This means your application was received.

Q: If I am currently an Edgewood College student, how do I apply for a PD course? 
A: You still have to complete an application for each PD course, even if you are a current Edgewood College student.

Q: How do I set up an Edgewood College email account? 
A: After submitting an online application, first-time PD participants receive a mailed letter with an Edgewood College student ID number. The ID number is necessary to create an Edgewood College email account.

Q: How do I get/know my student ID number and how do I use it?
A: Your Edgewood College student ID number is on the mailed letter sent to first-time PD participants. It’s used to create an Edgewood College email account.

Q: Do I have to set up an Edgewood College email account each time I take a PD course? 
A: No, the Edgewood College email account set up at the time of your first PD course remains as your account.

Q: What is the cost of a PD graduate credit? 
A: PD tuition beginning in the 2016 Summer Term is $175 per credit.

Q: How do I know when to pay my tuition? 
A: Notification of billing for Professional Development courses occurs through your Edgewood College email account, which is how you can access all your account information.

Q: What form of payment does Edgewood College accept? 
A: Edgewood College accepts personal checks, business checks, cash, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Q: When and how do I get my official transcript and grade? 
A: Grades are generally available in January, June or August, depending on when the course was completed and grades submitted. Specific information on how to get grade reports and transcripts is provided via the course instructor.

Q: What are the deadlines for applying and withdrawing from a PD course?
A: Applying: the deadline to apply is usually the evening of the day after the course is completed. Check the application instructions provided by the instructor.

Withdrawing at any time after application: students who stop attending or who have never attended a course for which they applied for credit must inform the Registrar’s office that they are withdrawing their credit request. An administrative fee will be applied. For more information, see the  PD policies page.

Q: Where can I find current Professional Development offerings? 
A: To find the available courses, go to this page and click on Course Search. Then, in Course Code, Begins With, enter EDP or WADA. 
Courses are added and withdrawn regularly; if you do not see what you are seeking, please contact a PD Team member.

Q: How do I go about applying for a Professional Development course offered by organizations that I’m not connected to?
A: Contact Jennifer Allen, Coordinator of Professional Development, at 608.663.4253, to find out if your course of interest is open.