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About Us

Since Queen’s began offering “extension” courses in 1889, the Faculty of Arts and Science remains a trailblazer in distance education, offering online courses and programs distinguished by their exceptional quality through Arts and Science Online (previously Continuing and Distance Studies).

Read our annual report to learn more about our commitment to the student learning experience at Queen’s, and our investment in educational transformation and evidence-based practices that provide all our students with the best possible learning experiences.

Messages from the Deans

Welcome to Arts and Science Online, the home of online studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University.

New Online Course Development

The Ontario government has established the Ontario Online Learning Consortium (OOLC) to drive new, high quality online learning opportunities for university and college students across the province.

Frequently Asked Questions

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