Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the University Alliance of Kaskaskia College?
A: The University Alliance of Kaskaskia College is a series of partnerships with public and private colleges
and universities offering coursework leading to degrees in conjunction with Kaskaskia College.
Q: What University Alliance Degrees are offered?
A: Bachelor's degree completion (Jr./Sr. level courses, master's degrees, doctoral degrees and professional
certificates are currently included in the offerings.
Q: Who will issue the University Alliance degree?
A: Degrees will be issued from the individual college or university who offers the program, and will be
identical to that same degree offered on the institution's main campus.
Q: Can I start my bachelor's degree at Kaskaskia College?
A: The University Alliance of Kaskaskia College offers bachelor's degree completion programs. Admission
requirements will vary from institution to institution, but generally include approximately 60 hours of
undergraduate coursework and/or the equivalent of an associate degree.
Completion of lower division coursework is available through Kaskaskia College's Associate degree programs.
Q: Can I apply any life or work experience for credit toward a bachelor's degree?
A: Yes. Some of the institutions allow credit for life experience that can be demonstrated to be
college equivalent through a portfolio process.
How do I register for the University Alliance?
A: Registrations are taken by the individual institutions, either in person, by phone, or via the
Q: Who teaches University Alliance classes?
A: University Alliance classes are taught by faculty who are on staff at the individual college or university
who offers your degree program at their main and satellite campuses.