RODP FAQ

Q: How do I access the RODP Permit Form?

The RODP permit form can be filled out online at: http://www.etsu.edu/rodp/advisingform.aspx.  Once filled out please allow 24-36 hours for the permit(s) to be entered.  Once the permit has been issued students should login to Goldlink to register for the course by going to Registration and then Add or Drop Courses.

Q: Why do RODP courses show as being Closed in Goldlink?

RODP courses require a permit in order to be open for registration.  Students should complete the online form to request a permit for the course.

Q: Where do I login to my RODP course site?

Students will login to RODP courses at: https://elearn.rodp.org.  Students will not have access to courses until the first day of each semester. 

Q: Are my login username and password different (How do I login)?

Yes, you will have a different RODP login and password than your official ETSU login. The password will initially be based on the following but you should reset the password on your first login.

Username:  the first initial of your first name + your full last name + the month and day of your birthday  Example:  jsmith0327

Password:  the password is your full six digit birthdate (mmddyy).  Example:  032781

Q: What do I do if I'm having login issues or my course is not showing up?

Contact the RODP Help Desk at:  or 1-888-223-0023

Q: Do RODP courses cost more than ETSU courses?

RODP courses have a $98 per credit hour fee in addition to ETSU tuition and fees.  Students should consult the Tuition and Fee Schedule for exact numbers: http://www.etsu.edu/fa/fs/bursar/tuitioninfo/feeschedule.aspx and may consult the Tuition Estimator for an estimation of the total cost for courses:  http://www.etsu.edu/fa/fs/bursar/tuitioninfo/tuition_estimator.aspx.

Q: Where can I find the books and materials I will need?

You will find information on the books you will need to purchase at www.bkstr.com.  You may choose to purchase your books elsewhere but you must make sure you correct the same ISBN for the correct edition and author.

Q: Will my teacher be located at ETSU?

Your instructor may be located at any of the universities or community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system.  The Goldlink listing for the course will list the delivering institution.  Students are not assigned to specific course instructors until the first day of class.

Q: Are RODP courses entirely online?

RODP courses are offered entirely online with the exception of some courses that may require you to have a proctored mid-term and/or final exam. 

Q: How do I schedule a proctoring appointment?

Students can find information and sign up for proctoring appointments online at: http://www.etsu.edu/rodp/proctoring.aspx.  Please contact the Academic Technology Support office at 423-439-8611 or if you have additional questions.  

 

RODP Permit Form:
click here


RODP Login Issues:

1-888-223-0023