Holmes 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 learning outcomes are singularly focused on consciousness studies. They

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Holmes 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 school of consciousness studies. In 1997, the Institute began offering

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Holmes 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, any course work that was submitted to the original

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Student 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 contact the Manager of Holmes Institute.

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Student 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 government-issued photo ID.    

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Holmes Institute Refund Policy


Tuition Refund Policy for Withdrawals  Distance Education Course Refunds Students may withdraw from the program at any time and in any manner. If a student cancels within five days of signing the enrollment agreement, he/she receives a refund of all tuition. The application and enrollment fees are nonrefundable. To withdraw from a course, the

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Family 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 been enrolled in the institution’s program. It is the policy

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DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public


DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public View and download the DEAC-Student-Achievement-Disclosure-For the Public Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808Washington, D.C. 20036 DEAC Accredited The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

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