Luther College has partnered with the Acadeum organization to provide access to online courses offered by college institutions belonging to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). The arrangement allows Luther students to register for online courses offered by CIC members that are pre-approved to satisfy certain Luther all-college and program requirements. Additionally, students may search CIC course offerings for courses that may be approved to satisfy Luther requirements without submitting a transfer course approval form. Please carefully read the following information to determine if you may be eligible to participate in the arrangement and learn more details of the process.
A student who wishes to enroll in a CIC course that coincides with a Luther semester must be pre-approved by Luther College for CIC course registration through Acadeum. Without pre-approval, requests for CIC course registration received by the Luther College Registrar's office will be automatically denied. Eligible students for pre-approval are
The Registrar's office will be notified by the appropriate office when student receives approval for registering for CIC online courses. The Registrar's office will provide additional information and the link to the Acadeum-Luther portal where the student can search and register for CIC online courses.
A student who wishes to enroll in a CIC course that coincides with the Luther Summer Term is not required to seek pre-approval by Luther College for CIC course registration through Acadeum.
The transfer policies pertaining to CIC courses are similar to the general transfer policies. Advantages of using the Acadeum platform include selecting from a list of pre-approved courses for transfer with the knowledge of how each course will fulfill Luther graduation requirements. Additionally, the transfer process happens without the need of a transcript from the teaching institution.
A Student can identify a CIC course by logging into the Acadeum Student Portal and