We support the technology and resources secured by our members through LOUIS by providing solutions and customizing services, negotiating lower prices, and providing professional development opportunities.

The application is now closed. The contents of this page is informational and will be updated when a new call opens. 

Course Transformation Program:

The competitive Course Transformation Program seeks to lower the cost of post-secondary education for students and contribute to their retention, progression, and graduation. This program provides financial and technical support to faculty wishing to adopt, adapt, and/or create open materials. We invite proposals in accordance with the CFP.



June 1 – July 1, 2020: Proposals system open for submissions

July 1, 2020: Proposal deadline at 11:59 PM Central

July 1– July 15, 2020: Proposal reviewed by out-of-state reviewers

July 15, 2020: Announcement of awards

Week of July 20, 2020: Mandatory online kick off meeting for awarded projects

January 8, 2021: Course redesign scope of work deadline

Fall 2020 / Spring 2021: Initial semester of use for revised course

May 31, 2021: Deadline for submission of contract deliverables


Program Documents


LOUIS hosted webinars to provide guidance and to answer questions:

  • June 2nd: 12:00-1:00 PM

  • June 17th 10:00-11:00 AM

  • June 26th 2:00-3:00 PM

A recording from the first webinar is available here:

Slides from the first webinar are available below. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact the Affordable Learning Program Administrator, Emily Frank.