Welcome to Great Plains IDEA

We’re glad you’re here! As a student admitted to a Great Plains IDEA program, it is your responsibility to become familiar with the information in this handbook and the applicable policies and procedures of your home university. Your campus coordinator can direct you to information for your home university.

Student Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Read and bookmark this student handbook
  • Become familiar with the policies and procedures of your home university
  • Follow scholarly codes of ethics in course work, research and professional activities

About Great Plains IDEA

Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA) is a partnership of public universities providing access to the best educational opportunities by collaboratively developing and delivering high-quality online academic programs. Great Plains IDEA is an academic alliance that offers fully-online graduate and undergraduate programs in high demand fields of agriculture and human sciences.

Student Success Center

The Great Plains IDEA Student Success Center is the online hub of resources to support your academic and student experience. The Success Center integrates articles and tools regarding time management, writing and research information, and financial and career resources.  We encourage you to visit and bookmark the Student Success Center page so you can easily return to this information throughout your program.