Online Courses 2022

Catch up or get ahead with a Online Course, with over 75 courses to choose from ABET – accredited programs.

Are you a visiting student?

Find out the steps to be able to enroll in Online Courses at PUPR

Contact us and let us know the courses you are interested in enrolling in.

After contacting us, you will need to do a few things:

Fill out the admission form. You can find it here.

You will need to ask for a special permit from your institution to take a course within the PUPR.
Download an example here.

Documents that need to be submitted to complete the admissions process: Birth Certificate and a Valid Photo ID
The Admissions Office will evaluate your documents and notify you about your enrollment. If accepted, you will be able to complete your enrollment and start your Online Courses at PUPR.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions that are not addressed through the FAQs, please contact us. We will be happy to help.

All course content and instructional materials listed through this link (FA/22 online courses in English) are in English. Instructors are bi-lingual (English and Spanish). They will provide instructions, mentoring, and assessment in English and Spanish, as needed by students.

It begins on August 8, 2022 and ends on October 29, 2022.

To transfer credits earned at PUPR, you need to obtain a written authorization from your home institution’s dean or department chair prior to registering for online courses at PUPR.

Online students are not required to come in-person to campus. All academic work may be completed online. All supporting services and required transactions may be completed online.

The course instructional content is divided into 12 modules. The summer term is six (6) weeks long. Therefore, students must complete two modules per week. Thus, the online courses at PUPR are not self-paced.

The minimum requirement for taking Online courses thru the Blackboard Platform LMS are:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 or newer; Mac OS 10.14 Mojave or newer.
  • Processor: 1 GHz or faster.
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher.
  • 20 GB of available hard-drive space.
  • Screen resolution: 1280×1024 or higher.
  • Internet connection: Download speed of at least 1.5 Mbps, 750 kbps upload.
  • Webcam, microphone, and speakers.

1- Let us know your contact information and the courses you are interested in by filling the form here (asegurarse de activar enlace)

2- Shortly after filling out the form we will contact you to follow up on your enrollment as a Special Student

You will need to submit the following documents:

  • I- Fill out the admission form, and submit it online
  • II- You will need to ask for a special permit from your institution to take a course within the PUPR. You can check the course availability in the links above
  • III- Submit a copy of your birth certificate
  • IV- Submit a copy of a valid photo ID

3- The admissions office will evaluate the submitted documentation and will let you know if the request to be enrolled as a Special Student has been accepted.

4- In case of a successful admission as a Special Student you’ll receive a communication from the admissions office to start the process of validating and paying your enrollment through the “My Poli” platform.

Asynchronous instructional modality. The instructional content is divided into 12 modules. 

Most courses are three credit hours. The following are three examples of the total tuition and fees based on enrolling in a 3 credit-hour course, two 3-credit hour courses; two 3-credit hour courses and a 1-credit-hour lab.

 

The following academic programs are accredited by ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC)
  1. a. BS in Biomedical Engineering
  2. b. BS in Chemical Engineering
  3. c. BS in Civil Engineering
  4. d. BS in Computer Engineering
  5. e. BS in Industrial Engineering is accredited
  6. f. BS in Electrical Engineering is accredited
  7. g. BS in Environmental Engineering is accredited
  8. h. BS in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace
The BS in Land Surveying is accredited by Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET The BS in Computer Science is accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
All support services are available to online students including but not limited to services provided by the following offices: Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Bursar, Library, Information Technology, Virtual Education, Guidance Counseling, etc.
You will have access to all Library online resources. Print resources copies from the Library Collection are limited due to Copyright law. You can contact the librarians for further details at referencistas@pupr.edu .
Yes, you may use your phone or tablet to access your online courses on Blackboard. For this purpose, we recommend the use of the Blackboard mobile App. The Blackboard app is designed especially for students to view content and participate in courses. The app is available on iOS and Android mobile devices.

However, PUPR uses Respondus Lockdown to secure online exams in classrooms or proctored environments. Respondus is not enabled on tablets and cell phones. To access it, you will need a PC, Mac or a laptop with a webcam.

Yes, during the week prior to the beginning of the next term, we will offer a training session on how to use the Blackboard Learn platform to navigate and complete online courses. The training session is approximately 2 hours long.

Yes, once you had a successful admission, you will be able to start the enrollment validation process and pay. All online.  Please refer to this document for a more detailed guide.

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Electrical Engineering Courses

General and Mechanical Engineering Courses

Biomedical Engineering Courses

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