Distance Learning

Program Director: Jason Woodall

Office: Technology Center, Room 224

Office: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, Texas 77710

Phone: (409) 981-6817

FAX: (409) 839-2919

E-mail: jlwoodall@lit.edu

Lamar Institute of Technology offers programs and courses online for students requiring a flexible schedule and/or are located outside LIT's geographical area. Students can earn a high-quality online degree over the internet from the comfort of their home or office during the time of day that works best for their schedule. High speed internet access is required, basic computer skills are necessary, and a student must be self-motivated.

Online programs may require a visit to a certified testing center, an on ground lab, and/or a work practicum in the student's geographical area. Reference the program description for specific requirements.

Students in an online course will be required to show proof of identification through the following means: (1) a secure login and pass code for all courses, (2) proctored examinations for some courses, (3) other technology and practices identified for a specific course. A photo identification is required. Students who enroll in distance education course(s) may be assessed charges associated with the verification of student identity.

The Office of Distance Learning complies with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) in protecting the confidentiality of student records. In addition, Distance Education  protects the privacy of students enrolled in online courses by following LIT campus wide processes and procedures to ensure protection of security, confidentiality, and integrity of its student records. For additional information reference the LIT Policies and Procedures Manual.

Individual courses may be offered face-to-face (on ground), as a hybrid or as an online course.

Face-to-face or ‘On ground’: 100% of the course is offered on campus.

Hybrid: Greater than 50% of the course is offered on campus

Online : Course is offered fully online. A fully online course does not require a visit to the LIT campus. It may require a visit to a certified testing center within the student’s geographical area. Admissions, curriculum, and graduation requirements for online courses are the same as classes taught on campus.

Prior to registering for an online program and/or course, complete the orientation "Is Distance Learning Right for Me?"

For more information, send an e-mail to the online.advisor@lit.edu or contact the "Office of Distance Learning" distanceed@lit.edu.