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Policies, Rules and Regulations

Chapter Name: Academic Programs and Requirements

Chapter No.

Issue: Continuing Education Units

Effective Date: 12-20-78

Revision Date: 12-15-17



The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship and qualified instruction. 



It is understood that Continuing Education Units are to be awarded for learning experiences which impart organized noncredit instruction to post-secondary learners.

It is further understood that CEU's cannot be converted to units of academic credit at Eastern Michigan University. 



Types of programs for which Continuing Education Units will not be awarded include the following: 

1.     Programs carrying academic credit, either secondary or collegiate.

2.     Programs leading to high school equivalency certificates or diplomas. 

3.     Organizational orientation training programs 

4.     Programs of short duration only casually related to any specific upgrading purpose or goal. 




The Provost will be responsible for identifying the need for programs in which Continuing Education Units will be awarded.

Authority for Creation or Revision:

Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 20, 1978, para. .2035M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 15, 2017