The Upper Iowa Center at Fort Polk, LA, offers classes on post to both military personnel and civilians in the area. It was opened in 1995 and offers bachelor’s of science degree in nine majors. Courses can also be blended with UIU distance learning programs (online and independent study) to complete 11 other majors. Certificate programs are also available. UIU offers courses on post during five eight-week terms during the academic year. All courses are offered during the evenings and on weekends. Upper Iowa has been recognized by Military Advanced Education and by GI Jobs as one of the nation’s top military-friendly universities. Watch the Bulletin Board on this page for local postings.
UIU Fort Polk
7460 Colorado Ave.
Bldg. 660, Rm. 104
Fort Polk, LA 71459
0800-1700 Monday - Thursday
Although the list is always subject to change, these majors are currently offered at the Fort Polk center: (descriptions of the majors)
Certificate programs are available in Marketing on post. Students can also combine distance learning courses to earn certificates in Human Resources Management, Organizational Communications, and Organizational Leadership.
The UIU Online Program also offers master's degree programs and many of the courses for an undergraduate degree plan. All UIU courses, regardless of how you take them, count toward completion of your degree.
Although the schedule may be subject to change, currently the 2013-14 academic year includes the following terms:
- Term 6 (July 1 - August 25, 2013)
- Term 1 (August 26 - October 19, 2013)
- Term 2 (October 21 - December 14, 2013)
- Term 3 (January 6 - March 1, 2014)
- Term 4 (March 3 - May 3, 2014)
- Term 5 (May 5 - June 28, 2014)
- Term 6 (June 30 - August 23, 2014)
Please see the Current Class Schedule and Booklist. The class schedule is relatively flexible to meet student needs. Classes normally meet twice a week, Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday in the evenings. Some meet on Saturdays during the day.
Students have access to Smarthinking.com and general math and writing resources via the links below. Please contact the Fort Polk Center Director at 337-537-4465 for more information.
Tutoring Svcs/Get Help Now | Resources | Library | Smarthinking | Technical Help | Student Success
Fort Polk Center Staff
Register for Courses
Request a Transcript
Check UIU Email
Military and Veterans’ Benefits
Current Fort Polk Center Security & Safety Report
Other Helpful Links