Register for an Online Graduate Course

Tuition for Online Professional Development Courses

2014-2015: $415 per semester hour graduate credit
There is no registration fee. Tuition is the same fee for in-state, out-of-state and international participants.

Option A

Complete the Secure Online Registration Request Form


If you have a question or experience difficulty registering online, email the Registrar's Office: or call 715-232-5167.

Option B

You may print the PDF Registration Form.
Scan and email the completed form to
or FAX to (715) 232-2436 Attention: Stout Online
You may call the registrar at 715-232-5167 to verify that your fax was received.

The registrar's office will email your confirmation, student ID, user name, and how to set up a password within 1-2 business days. The email will be sent to the email address listed on your registration form. 

Instructions about e-textbooks, orientation and course login will be sent to your email before the course begins.

List of Available Online Courses

Tuition Due Dates

No bills are sent via postal mail or email.

Spring 2015
If the course begins between January and April, 10% of the tuition is due at midnight on the day you register, and the balance is due March 10.

Summer 2015
If the course begins between May 1 and July 10, the summer tuition will be due on July 15.

After you receive your user name from the registrar, billing information and due dates are available to view electronically on your Student Center web page via Access Stout Self Service.

Payment must be received on or before the due dates to avoid a late payment charge of $75.00. No bills or reminders will be sent via postal mail or email.

*** Monthly payments may be made on the remaining balance until the end of the term under the following conditions: A 1.5% monthly finance charge will be added to all balances remaining after the due date.

How to Pay Your University Bill

Payment Options include: e-check, check, money order, employer purchase order, or credit card. Login to your Access Stout Student Center Self Service website at: Click on the Self Service link on the left menu; click on Student Center.

If you have questions or need a receipt for tuition reimbursement, contact the Business office:

Phone: 715/232-1656
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

Send payments to:
UW-Stout Student Business Services
712 S Broadway Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
Include your university student ID number or social security number with your payment.

How to Drop a Class

If, after submitting the registration form, you find that you need to drop a course before the first day of class, send a cancellation request by email to (Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted). 

If a course is dropped after the first five days of class, an administrative fee of $15.00 will be assessed  for dropping a class. Follow this step by step guide to locate deadlines for dropping courses online via Access Stout.

Refund Policy

For 3-4 week courses:
100% refund if the course is dropped by the fifth day of the class
25% refund if the course is dropped during Week 2
0% refund if the course is dropped after Week 2

For 5-7 week courses:
100% refund if the course is dropped by the fifth day of the class
50% refund if the course is dropped during Week 2
0% refund if the course is dropped after Week 2

For 8-11 week courses:
100% refund if a course is dropped by the fifth day of the class
50% refund if the course is dropped during Week 2
25% refund if the course is dropped during Week 3
No refund is granted beyond the third week of the course.

Failure  to drop a class in the permitted time frame will result in billing for the full amount of the course tuition.

Withdrawal Policy

Administrative Fee: If you withdraw from the university during the first two weeks of the semester, an administrative fee (withdrawal fee) will be assessed for processing the withdrawal. The fees are $50.00 for a first-week withdrawal and $100 for any withdrawal during the second week.

Course Descriptions

Online Catalog with Course Start and Ending Dates

Enroll in a single course at UW-Stout for continuing education, a certificate program, or a course for license renewal, transfer credit to another university, or for professional development.

Contact Us

If you have registration questions or would like to request a specific course syllabus request information online. One of our program advisers will email you today, or you may phone (715) 232-2693.

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Email: Online Professional Development
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-2693

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