USC: Continuing and Professional Education

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Steps for Submitting CEU Programs


Step 1.  Download a CEU Program Packet


Step 2.  Prepare and submit CEU Program Form(s) to CEC a minimum of 30 days before the Begin Date of the instructional program. Renewal requests for previously certified programs must be delivered to CEC at least 15 days in advance of the program Begin Date.

If submitting a CEU Program Form for more than one program, please include the appropriate Payment information for each individual program. 


Step 3.  Obtain Department Head or Dean approval on form.


Step 4.  CEC reviews the CEU Program Form and responds to the Sponsor/Provider within 15 days of receipt of the completed CEU Program Form.


Step 5.  Upon approval, CEC establishes a course Activity Code for the CEU program and provides Sponsor/Provider with a Permanent Record Form for participants, a CEU Provider Letter, and a Packet Submission Form for submitting the completed packet within 14 days after the course End Date.


Step 6.  Sponsor conducts registration, instruction, and evaluation in accordance with the approved CEU Program Application form.  Sponsor/Provider is responsible for all aspects of the instructional program, including scheduling appropriate facilities, providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, etc.  CEC can assist with program coordination services through our Conference and Event Services personnel with a charge for services.


Step 7.  Within 14 days after the program End Date, Sponsor submits completed course packet to CEC, which includes a Permanent Record form for each participant signed by participant and Sponsor representative as well as payment of the balance of the program fee.

Note:  All forms and payment must be submitted together in completed packet.


Step 8.   CEC completes program processing within 10 days of receipt of the program packet.  Documentation will be provided to the program sponsor and CEU documents to successful participants as agreed upon.


Step 9.  If Sponsor/Provider elects to offer an identical instructional program in the future, an updated CEU Program Form and Program Fee must be submitted at least 15 days prior to offering the program indicating it is a Renewal Course.  CEC provides Form to complete noting established Activity Code and Catalog Number.  Yearly updates for all support documents are required. 


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