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Since 1971, providing continuing graduate education opportunities for engineering and science professionals through distance education. Read what past students say about UNITE.
UNITE Distributed Learning is a self-supporting unit within the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. As a self-supporting unit, students who enroll in CSE courses through UNITE pay a special fee for services in addition to regular tuition/fees. Learn more about tuition and fees.
Learn about our Programs and Courses, how UNITE works and the UNITE Advantages for You.
Students enrolled in current semester courses may log in to the UNITE Media Portal with your University of Minnesota Internet I.D. (a.k.a. "x.500") and password.
Course listings may change per department decision or lack of UNITE student registrations.
Looking for a College of Science and Engineering course that UNITE does not offer? Ask for it!
We already offer many College of Science and Engineering courses through UNITE, but are looking for other courses that we can offer through UNITE.
Use our online Course Request Form .
(Note: Do NOT use this link to register for courses - to register for a College of Science and Engineering course offered through UNITE, use the UNITE Registration Forms, located under the "Interested in Courses" heading in the left column ).
Please note our policy for undergraduate enrollment in courses through UNITE.
Undergraduate students who enroll in on-campus sections of University of Minnesota courses may enroll in ONE UNITE course section in the same semester, regardless of reason.
This policy is in effect beginning Summer 2011 semester.
UNITE offers live and asynchronous access to course lectures for a variety of courses.
Live Access: Streaming Video
For live lectures, UNITE streams video to your computer (proper, free software and a fast Internet connection is required).
Asynchronous Access: Streaming Video Archives and Video Podcasts
Streaming Video archives also require a fast Internet connection while viewing. Or download Video Podcasts to view on your computer, iPod, PSP, Zune, or other device. Use our RSS feeds to automate the podcast download schedule.
The streaming video archives and podcasts are typically available about an hour after each course session and are available until the day of the final exam for each course.
View demonstrations, learn about streaming video, podcasts, system requirements and test your Internet connection at our "How UNITE Streaming Video and Podcasts Work" page.
UNITE partners with several University departments to present live and archived streaming video of their on-campus seminars and colloquia to those outside the University.
Learn more and access the webcasts at UNITE's Seminars and Colloquia Webcast Page.
Learn more about the Seminars and Colloquia from UNITE's partner departments:
Biomedical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series Web Site
Computer Science & Engineering Colloquia Series Web Site
Electrical & Computer Engineering Colloquia Series Web Site
There is no Magnetics Seminar web site; this is an email link to Dr. Victora and Dr. Wang.