Terminology

Home University –the university where you applied and were admitted. You will enroll in classes, pay tuition and earn your degree or certificate from your home university. 

Teaching University –the university where the faculty member teaching a course is located.

Campus Coordinator –the person available to assist you through Great Plains IDEA processes. Your campus coordinator is your link to distance education resources and information at your university.  View a list of all campus coordinators.

Academic Advisor/Major Professor –the faculty member/staff person assigned to assist you in academic decisions such as course selection and sequence.

Supervisory Committee (graduate students only) –the group of faculty designated to guide the completion of your program of study and culminating experience.

Department Chair –the administrator responsible for management of your Great Plains IDEA program at your home university.

For more terms visit our glossary (coming soon).