Holmes Institute Mission, Goals, and ObjectivesHolmes Institute Mission, Goals, and Learning Outcomes
Holmes Institute offers quality distance education graduate programs in consciousness studies to spiritual leaders preparing for service in the global community.
In support of the mission, our goal is to provide comprehensive support services to help students achieve their personal, vocational and academic potential. Program ...Read More
FERPAFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), eligible students are afforded certain rights pertaining to school records and personally identifiable information on file with the institution. An eligible student is defined as any person who is currently enrolled or has ...Read More
VeteransVeterans with Educational Benefits
Holmes Institute® programs are approved by the Veterans Administration for veterans with educational benefits. Eligible students should verify with the Veterans Administration to find out if they qualify.Read More
Holmes Institute HistoryHOLMES INSTITUTE HISTORY
Centers for Spiritual Living (formerly known as the United Church of Religious Science) has provided formal education for ministerial students since 1972, originally through Ernest Holmes College School of Ministry. In 1996, that function was assumed by a new entity, Holmes Institute, a graduate ...Read More
Transfer of Credits PolicyHolmes Institute Transfer of Credits Policy
Consideration for transfer credits is program specific. Courses must have been taken within a seven-year period of time from the date of submission and submitted within one year of beginning courses. Students must provide a transcript from an accredited university, course syllabus and, if possible, ...Read More
Refund PolicyHolmes Institute Refund Policy
Students may cancel enrollment at any time and in any manner. When a student cancels before midnight on the fifth business day after course materials are mailed, he/she will receive a refund of all monies paid excluding the non-refundable $50.00 registration fee. When a student decides to ...Read More
Student Grievance PolicyStudent Grievance Policy
When student grievances arise, students should first contact the persons directly involved in order to seek a solution. Any grievances should be handled in a professional manner. Direct and responsible communication with the faculty and staff is expected. If a satisfactory solution cannot be reached, students may then ...Read More
Student Identity Verification PolicyStudent Identity Verification Policy
The application packet requires students to submit a government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license or passport).
For senior exams, students fill out a Graduate Exam Declaration Form which includes their name and driver’s license (or similar). Exams are proctored and you are required to show the proctor a ...Read More
Consumer Information Disclosure FormConsumer Information Disclosure Form
View and download the Consumer Information Disclosure Form.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1926 that operates as an institutional accreditor of distance education institutions. Accreditation by DEAC covers all distance education activities within an institution and it provides accreditation from ...Read More