Office of Online & Digital Education

Extending Quality Education Outside the Classroom

The Office of Online & Digital Education (ODE) supports the design, development, and delivery of online programs and courses for the University of Michigan-Flint and connects you with the tools you need for instruction, learning, and support. As a “one stop shop” for online learning and teaching, ODE works directly with students and faculty to bring accessible, relevant, and high-quality education and training outside the confines of the classroom walls and beyond.

ODE provides:

  • 7 -day-a-week help desk dedicated to online learners and faculty
  • a wide array of free workshops, online training, and one-on-one support
  • several professional development and continuing education opportunities
  • skilled instructional designers who are dedicated to helping you develop great courses.

ODE Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission Statement
The Office of Online & Digital Education fosters an environment that facilitates course quality, innovation, student engagement and a commitment to outreach and scholarship.

Vision Statement
The Office of Online & Digital Education will position UM-Flint at the forefront of education delivery, anticipating changes in technology and using this knowledge to create and promote the value of alternative modes of education.


  • Excellence
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Leadership in Technology and Support
  • Flexibility
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration and Partnerships