The Division of Extended Learning FAQs

If you can't find the The Division of Extended Learning information you need within our website or this list of common questions, feel free to call or e-mail us. Our Division of Extended Learning representatives are happy to help you.

For answers to your questions or to register for a course, call 1-800-NAT-UNIV ext. 8600 or e-mail us at Our address is 3570 Aero Court, San Diego, CA 92123.

Q: I'm a Human Resources Manager looking for training to provide to my organization's employees. Do you provide corporate training opportunities? 

A: Yes. Corporate training is available for organizations through the Division of Extended Learning at National University. Any course can be tailored to meet an organizational goal while helping you maximize your training budget. Workshops can take place either at your site or one of our various locations throughout California.

Q: How do I pay for a Division of Extended Learning course? 

A: You can make payments for Division of Extended Learning courses by calling 1-800-NAT-UNIV ext. 8600 with a credit card or debit card; in person at our Division of Extended Learning office by paying with a check, money order, or in cash; or you can send in payment with a registration form. For your convenience, we accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Company invoicing is also available.

Q: Can I use Financial Aid for Division of Extended Learning programs? 

A: Although the Division of Extended Learning’s non-academic credit courses do not qualify for financial aid, our courses offered for academic credit may qualify. Please speak to our student service for details. For courses not eligible for financial aid, flexible loan options through independent financial institutions are available.

Q: Can military assistance or veteran's benefits be applied toward Division of Extended Learning courses? 

A: Students wishing to apply for programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs can obtain information on how to apply for their benefits by calling or visiting the Veterans' Affairs Office located at 9388 Lightwave Ave., San Diego, CA or by calling (858) 541-7970 or (800) 628-8648, ext. 7970.

Q: What makes Division of Extended Learning a good choice for me?

A: First off, many Division of Extended Learning courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Second, our course offerings are extremely flexible to meet your needs: courses can be taken at any National University location, online, or even at your workplace with a sufficient size cohort.

Q: What is a CEU? 

A: The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a uniform measure of non-credit continuing education learning experience. One CEU is awarded for every 10 contact hours of participation. Employers and others who routinely examine and evaluate individual accomplishments generally accept this unit of measurement.

Q: How can I register for an Extended Learning course? 

A: You can download a registration form from the website and mail it to the Division of Extended Learning, or you can call 1-800-NAT-UNIV ext. 8600. Payment for Division of Extended Learning courses is due at the time of registration.

Q: Is my Social Security Number required to register?

A: Yes. In order to issue you a unique ID number, your Social Security Number is required to register for a class. The ID number will be used as your student ID and not your Social Security Number.