Frequently Asked Questions about CEPs

How many CEP credits do I need?

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All traditional full-time students (including residents and commuters) are required to participate in a minimum of twenty-four (24) CEPs. Students should refer to their specific degree requirements, as students enrolling after August 2019 have to complete a specific CEP plan. See (insert link to the webpage that overviews the new CEP plan).

Is there an age limit for completing CEPs?

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Students who reach the age of twenty-five (25) during a semester are exempt from attending CEPs during their remaining semesters. Students are responsible for CEPs for semesters prior to turning 25.  

Who do I contact if I have questions?

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First Year CEPs:
Office of Student Development
Third floor of G. Ross Anderson, Jr. Student Center
Tonya Landrith
tlandrith@andersonuniversity.edu
864-231-2075
AU PRO Signature Series:
Center for Career Development
First floor of G. Ross Anderson, Jr. Student Center
Bethany Turner
bturner@andersonuniversity.edu
864-231-5656
Ron Blue Financial Literacy CEPs:
Ron Blue Center
Vandiver 302
Dr. Gordon Smith
gsmith@andersonuniversity.edu
864-622-6024
 
Student Selected CEPs:
Office of Student Development
Third floor of G. Ross Anderson, Jr. Student Center
Tonya Landrith
tlandrith@andersonuniversity.edu
864-231-2075

What happens if I cannot complete my CEPs?

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Successful completion of the program is required for graduation. Students will not be allowed to graduate until they satisfy the degree requirements.

How can I make up CEPs?

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Students that miss required first year CEPs can make those up online through Canvas. Students will work with the Office of Student Development (tlandrith@andersonuniversity.edu) to complete this make-up.

AU PRO events are offered multiple times per semester so students should plan to attend one of the many sessions. Students that fail to attend one of the required AU PRO Signature Series events should contact the Assistant Director of AUPRO (bturner@andersonuniversity.edu).

Sophomore students will receive information about the Ron Blue Financial Literacy CEPs through Canvas. Students that need to receive additional information about Ron Blue should contact the Ron Blue Director (gsmith@andersonuniversity.edu). 

I am a student that arrived before August 2019, should I plan to participate in the AUPRO Signature Series CEPs?

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Students that arrived prior to August 2019 do not have to participate in AU PRO Signature Series events. However, we strongly encourage all students to participate in AU PRO Signature Series events and these will count towards their CEP credits.

Are there any Student Selected CEPs offered online?

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Student Selected CEPs are not offered online.

Do I have to stay at the CEP the whole time in order to receive credit?

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Credit is offered at the end of CEPs. In order to receive credit you will need to attend the CEP for the duration of the event.

How many Student Selected CEPs are offered throughout the year?

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The number of CEPs will vary from year to year, but last year 186 Student Selected CEPs were offered. Students can find the weekly CEPs on the 411 or www.andersonunivesity.edu/cep .

Do I need to complete a certain number of CEPs per semester or year?

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Students must complete 24 CEPs prior to graduation (and must follow their CEP model). Students arriving in August 2019 or later should follow their CEP completion model. Nursing and education students are not exempt from completing any of the CEP requirements and they should plan to complete their Student Selected CEPs early as required by their academic college.

I am a nursing or education major. Am I exempt from these requirements?

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 Nursing and education students are not exempt from completing any of the CEP requirements and they should plan to complete their Student Selected CEPs early as required by their academic college.

I am performing in a play that have been approved as a CEP. Can I receive credit for this Student Selected CEP?

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You can receive credit for the play, as you will need to have your ID scanned.

I attended the same play on two different nights. Can I receive two different CEP credits for attending the same play twice?

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Students are welcome to attend the same play more than once, but they will only receive 1 CEP credit per 1 play.

How do I know if I received credit for attending a CEP?

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CEP credits are tracked online in the student’s Self-Service account. Student can login after a CEP to ensure that they received credit. If a student is missing credit then he or she should contact tlandrith@andersonuniversity.edu .

Can I complete all of my CEPs during my first year?

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Students arriving in August 2019 or after should plan to complete their required CEPs as they are listed on the CEP Completion Plan, however, students can complete their Student Selected CEPs during their first year.

How many credits do I need to complete if I am a transfer student?

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Transfer students are students that were previously enrolled full time at an another university and were seeking a degree. Transfer students will participate in the First Year CEPs in the fall semester or participate in online First Year CEPs if the student arrives during the Spring semester. Transfer students will also complete 4 online Ron Blue Financial Literacy CEPs and 6 AU PRO CEPs. Transfer students are responsible for completing 2 Student Selected CEPs per semester of full-time enrollment at AU.

I brought in a number of academic credits from dual enrollment from high school. Do I still have to complete all 24 CEPs?

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Dual enrollment and AP credits do not qualify a student for transfer status. Students entering with dual enrollment and/or AP credits should complete all 24 credits according to the CEP Completion Plan.