Nov 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Other types of Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Correspondence, Extension, and U.S. Armed Forces Institute Courses: The university awards up to a maximum of 15 semester hours of credit for acceptable correspondence, extension, or USAFI courses. Credit awarded for such work is not considered resident credit.

Military Service: Honorably discharged veterans having served in the U.S. military service may, upon request, be granted physical education credit. To obtain credit, a copy of the Report of Separation, Form DD 214, should be presented to the Office of Admissions when applying for admission. A maximum of four credits will be awarded. Please note that this credit is not considered resident credit.

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges: UNLV has been designated as an institutional member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of more than 1,275 colleges and universities providing voluntary postsecondary education to members of the military throughout the world. As a SOC member, UNLV recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and has committed itself to ease the transfer of relevant course credits, providing flexible academic residency requirements, and crediting learning from appropriate military training and experiences. SOC has been developed jointly by educational representatives of each of the Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and a consortium of 13 leading national higher-education associations. It is sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).