Excelsior Basics

View the various sections below to get a brief overview of how Excelsior College can benefit you.

Sample Course

Peek at a sample Excelsior College course to see how it all works: course content, assessments, assignments, and interactivity.

Glossary of Terms (PDF)

Educational terms you’ll encounter during your online studies.

Disability Services

Information about Excelsior’s disability services.

Distance Learning (PDF)

Helpful for people who are new to the world of learning at a distance.

Earning College Credit (PDF)

Learn about college level courses, credit by exam, military training and education, and portfolio assessment.

Excelsior Library

Learn more about Excelsior’s full-service online library.

Success Strategies (PDF)

As an Excelsior student, you can take CCS 112 Success Strategies for Military and Veterans, a course for college and career success.