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Independent Study in Idaho Staff

Phone: 208-885-6641
Toll-free: 877-464-3246

Barb Kirchmeier

Director of Independent Study in Idaho

Barabara Kershmeire

Blake House 206


Reach out to me regarding:

  • General information about Independent Study in Idaho
  • Instructor development
  • Developing certificate, microcredential or other programs through Independent Study in Idaho

Patrick Collier

Program Manager and Instructional Designer

Patrick Collier

Blake House 207


Reach out to me regarding:

  • Course development and revision
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Proctor information and exams

Jennifer Baillargeon-Hauck

Registration Program Coordinator

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Blake House 205


Reach out to me regarding:

  • Student registration
  • Course exchanges and refunds
  • Transcripts

Technical Support

University of Idaho Student Technology Center

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208-885-HELP (4357)

Reach out to me regarding:

  • University of Idaho student accounts
  • Username and password information
  • Logging in to email and Canvas

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Independent Study

Physical Address:
Blake House
1150 Blake Ave.
Rooms 205, 206 and 207
Moscow, ID 83844-3081

Mailing Address:

Independent Study in Idaho
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3081
Moscow, ID 83844-3081

Toll-free: 877-464-3246

Phone: 208-885-6641


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