Learning for All Ages
The Society for Lifelong Learning (SLL) is a member driven organization dedicated to offering a wide range of high quality,
intellectually stimulating, non-credit educational programs and experiences for those
50 and better. The Society encourages mature adults to gain and enhance a sense of
Python Coding Camp
Sponsored by the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Open to 7th-11th grade high school students, this program will help you learn all of the necessary Python fundamentals to start building applications in Python. No coding experience is required!
CPE Program for Accountants
Learn from locally recognized professionals during a live remote workshop via Zoom. Visit the program page for presentation topics, speaker bios, and more!
Below are some personal enrichment short-form courses that are an excellent way to add a new skill – or to just try something new! Many more topics are available. Once you have clicked on a course/category link, feel welcome to use the search function in the full catalog to find the course that is right for you.
Learn how to use your digital camera to take better photos of people, landscapes, animals, and more, and how to edit them.
Courses available include creative writing, fiction writing, technical writing, writing
for fun, writing for a purpose, writing for particular audiences, and even courses
on grammar and editing.
Gain a solid foundation in drawing using paper, Illustrator CS6, or Indesign CS6.
Learn the fundamentals of music theory and guitar basics.
Learn conversational sign language, French, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish. Writing
and grammar courses for ESL are also available.
Get started learning how to research your family, capture their stories with scrapbooking, and write your own life story
Learn how to grow your own edibles in your garden, prepare delicious and nutritious meals, and maintain a healthy weight.
Explore mindfulness, stress management, and how to maintain healthy relationships.
Discover how to homeschool, encourage language development in your young child, how to understand your teenager, and more.
Learn about women’s health issues including women’s rights, pregnancy, and preventing violence.
Find out how to support your parents as they age or to prepare yourself for the changes ahead. If you need more in-depth training to care for someone, you may be interested in becoming a Home Healthcare Aide.
Learn how to speak and present information more effectively to a large or small group.
Explore the basics of personal finance and how to achieve your financial goals.
Learn effective strategies for putting the important things first.
Gain the respect of others, develop your leadership skills, and exert more control over your daily life.
Availability of format varies by topic. Read the course description carefully so that you understand the format for the course you select. Most courses are completely self-paced, fully online, and available whenever you are ready to enroll.
Other formats include:
- “Instructor-Led” online courses have specific course begin dates and you participate as part of a
cohort. These feature an instructor-moderated discussion board so you can interact
with your fellow students.
- “Live online” or “remote” courses have scheduled meeting times that include a live instructor.
- In-person training is available in a few cases.
Most personal enrichment courses are short courses that simply come with a certificate of completion. None of these courses count for university credit. If you are interested in preparing for an industry certification or other career training, click on the link to the Career Training catalog above or contact us using the form above and we can help you locate the right training for you.