As a distance education university, to achieve our mission of embedding a practitioner’s perspective into the university’s curriculum with a focus on the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed for entry or advancement in the occupations or fields of study that the student wishes to pursue, ALU welcomes collaboration with other institutions and organizations. Our memberships and affiliations serve as additional resources for students seeking scholarships, discounts and professional development outside of ALU’s curriculum.
ACE Learning Evaluations Accepting Institution
Our institution proudly grants credit for prior learning for experiences appearing in both the ACE Military Guide and ACE National Guide. Learn more about how we apply credits to your degree at alu.edu/catalog.
ALU’s distance learning degree programs are listed by GoArmyEd, the virtual gateway from the Army Continuing Education System (ACES). GoArmyEd is used by soldiers to pursue postsecondary educational goals, Army Education Counselors to provide educational guidance, and schools to deliver degree and course offerings as well as soldier progress.
Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA)
ALU is endorsed by the Los Angeles Paralegal Association, a California non-profit corporation providing networking opportunities, continuing legal educational programs, and pro bono activities for paralegals and other members of the legal community. LAPA maintains a mutually beneficial working relationship with local and state bar associations, educational institutions, and businesses serving the legal community.
Military-Friendly Recognition (MAE)
ALU has been named as a military-friendly school by Military Advanced Education Magazine, the leading publication rating institutions of higher education in terms of the benefits schools provide to active-duty military, veterans, and military spouses.
Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)
ALU meets Department of Defense (DoD) eligibility requirements for participating in MyCAA. The MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts) program provides up to $4,000 over two years of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses, or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.
Military Spouse Friendly® School
ALU has been named as a 2019-2020 Military Spouse Friendly® School. This designation represents only the post-secondary educational institutions that best support the common goals of military spouses. Criteria for this designation involve meeting or exceeding a standard level of commitment to providing programs, initiatives, and policies relevant to military spouses and their common challenges and obligations. The selection process takes into account the school’s accreditation, graduation rates, student-to-faculty ratio, admissions requirements, academic support, flexible programs, and more.
National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)
ALU has complied with the qualifications and requirements for membership in NALA and is a qualified member. Abraham Lincoln University has agreed to be bound by the NALA Code of Ethics & Professional Responsibility.
Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)
ALU is endorsed by PORAC, a leading organization conducting research, providing education and training, and defining and enhancing standards for professionalism among California peace officers.
ALU is honored to work with students who are also full-time professionals and our new partnership with Turbo Air supports their mission to provide accessible, career-focused and lifelong learning opportunities to students at the undergraduate and graduate level. As a respected, environmentally conscious refrigeration company, Turbo Air aims to provide the highest quality products and services to its customers while keeping up with the latest advances in technology and design. With such ambitious goals, it makes sense that founder and CEO, Brian Kim, would encourage the advancement of his employees as well, which is what he aims to accomplish by creating the company’s first ever tuition reimbursement program allowing Turbo Air employees to enroll in distance learning degree programs at Abraham Lincoln University.
Veterans Education Benefits and GI Bill®
ALU is approved as an institution of higher learning through the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to train eligible veterans and to certify students for payment of VA Educational Assistance Benefits (GI Bill®) through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Western Association of Veteran Education Specialists (WAVES)
ALU is an institutional member. WAVES is an association that serves the needs and interests of veterans, faculties and administrators in member institutions, which consist of educational institutions of higher learning and those offering non-college degree programs engaged in the administration of veteran’s education benefits within the geographic areas served by the Muskogee Regional Processing Office.
“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.