Online Courses

PCCUA offers a wide variety of distance learning courses, as well as a number of programs which are available totally in a distance learning format. The majority of the distance learning courses are web-based; however, the College delivers a few courses via interactive video technologies. Distance learning courses maintain the same integrity as traditional courses, but provide the course instruction in an alternate format. Students are encouraged to complete an orientation to distance learning prior to beginning any of the College's web-based courses.

PCCUA is proud to be part of the University of Arkansas System, which offers courses that lead to an Associate of Arts Degree online. You may access all online courses, which are offered by PCCUA, click here and updating to the wanted Term and updating Location to PC Net (Online).

Students will have access to an onlineorientation workshop in BlackBoard each semester for first time users.

To enroll in any online course, you must contact your advisor or Bennie Fonzie, by email. If communicating via email, you must include your name, student ID, and the online course name and number. If you do not receive a response within two business days, you are not enrolled in the class, and you should contact your advisor or the Admissions Office at (870) 338-6474, ext. 1336.

Helpful information:

  1. Updated class offerings are available at
  2. Computer and Internet access is required to take an online course.
  3. Students must log on within the first week of class or be reported as a no show.
Directions for Enrolling in Online Courses

FULL-TIME or PART-TIME students seeking a certificate or an associate degree through online courses...

  1. Complete a PCCUA Application for Admission, which may obtained from the Admissions/Student Services Office or click here.
  2. Provide results of ACT or NG ACCUPLACER testing. Scores are used to determine placement in English, reading, and math. Students enrolling must submit ACT scores (19 or above in English/math) or take the NG ACCUPLACER placement test administered at the College. PCCUA administers the NG ACCUPLACER test on a daily basis. To make an appointment to take the NG Accuplacer please visit  
  3. Provide a copy of an official high school transcript with graduation date and a stamped school seal or General Educational Development (GED) scores, and/or all official college transcript(s). Please request that the institution submit the transcript directly to the PCCUA Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 785, Helena-West Helena, AR 72342. If transcript is in a maiden name, instruct the high school to indicate current last name on the form.
  4. Click here for Transcript Request forms.
  5. Provide an immunization record. Arkansas State Law requires all students born on or after January 1, 1957, to provide proof of immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella. Students must have proof of two MMR vaccines or proof of positive titers, as described in the Registration Steps page.
  6. To apply for financial aid, contact Ronda Golden at (870) 946-3506, ext. 1602 (DeWitt), Annie House at (870) 338-6474, ext. 1258  (Helena-West Helena), or Valerie Colvin at (870) 673-4201, ext. 1822 (Stuttgart). Students also may apply online at The PCCUA school code is: 001104.
  7. Click here for PCCUA scholarship application. For additional scholarship information, please contact: DeWitt campus-Ronda Golden, 870-946-3506, ext. 1602; Helena-West Helena campus-Stephanie Arnold, 870-338-6474, ext. 1240; Stuttgart campus-Valerie Colvin, 870-673-4201, ext. 1806.
  8. Email course selection(s) to Bennie Fonzie at or contact a PCCUA Advisor.
  9. Contact the Business Office immediately to make payment arrangements at 870-338-6474, ext. 1217. 

PCCUA uses the Anthology BlackBoard learning management systemto offer courses online. To access classes, complete coursework, and for the best online experience using BlackBoard, please see the following recommendations. 

Most Windows, Macs, and laptop computers work well in Blackboard. However, not all systems will be able to run Blackboard. If your computer does not have the proper hardware or software, Blackboard may run slowly, lack tool functionality or not work at all. In addition, some courses may require additional software to be installed such as Respondus LockDown Browser or an extension in order to complete coursework. Please refer to your course syllabus for more informationon an additional computer requirements. 

Click the button for login directions to MyRidgeNet. 
Minimum Computer Requirements: Please click here for the most up-to-date requirements.

To check your browser compatibility click here and user this link:

PCCUA online courses require students to take at least one (1) proctored exam. A proctored exam is taken on campus with a test supervisor. It is the responsibility of the student to schedule an appointment for proctoring or make arrangements for proctoring at an approved testing site prior to their course testing period. All students are required to show a photo ID for verification purposes prior to testing.

Acceptable testing sites for most courses include:

  • Directors of educational services at universities, correctional institutions, or the armed services

  • Certified librarians in a supervisory position
  • Delegated officials of a college or university testing center
  • Officer of the US Embassy or consulate

If you need to schedule a proctored exam on one of our campuses, please email: 

Helena: Bennie Fonzie at
DeWitt: Shawanna Wansley at
Stuttgart: LaTonya Larkin at

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Contact Info

Michelle Waites | Director, Distance Learning & Title III
Helena-West Helena
Bennie Fonzie | Distance Learning Coordinator
Helena-West Helena