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University Of North Alabama Will Offer Winter Sessions For Students

May. 14, 2018

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Bryan Rachal University Communications FLORENCE, Ala.- Officials with the University of North Alabama said they will now provide a winter session for interested students, making UNA the second university in the state to offer a program like this. A winter session is acompressed academicterm that offers students more flexibility and learning opportunities to help them complete their academic requirements. "Courses offered during winter session provide students with an additional opportunity to accelerate their path to graduation, meet prerequisites for future courses and study an intriguing or unique topic," said Dr. Amber Paulk, director of summer and winter sessions in the Office of Academic Affairs. The new session is designed for currentUNA students, transientstudentsand adult learners.Additionally, all courses will be offered online. "By providing additional, flexible course options for students, winter session is another example of UNA's commitment to student attainment, retention, and degree completion in a timely manner. We want to create additional pathways to empower students to graduate in four years," said Dr. Ross Alexander, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The initial winter session term for the 2018 - 2019 academic year will run from Dec. 17, 2018 - Jan. 8, 2019. Instruction days will not include weekends, Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. Interested students will need to register during registration for the spring 2019 classes. Students enrolled in spring classes at UNA will also be able to use their financial award for winter session. For more information:https://www.una.edu/landing/winter/ UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renownedcollegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences.The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin. https://www.una.edu/