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Instructional Revenue Center Guidelines

An Instructional Revenue Center (IRC) is a specialized and intensive course, or sequence of courses, offered on an experimental basis, or a program contracted by an outside agency to offer credit or noncredit training, which is closely related to the academic mission of the sponsoring teaching unit, and is designed primarily for an audience external to the existing student population.

The IRC Guidelines address policies and procedures for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating IRC programs. The IRC Guidelines apply to all university departments, faculty, and staff.

IRC Overview


IRC Guidelines

Guidelines Document

IRC Proposal Templates

Forms Available on the Portal (

  • Proposal
  • Narrative
  • Budget
  • Evaluation