Welcome to Adult Continuing Education at its Best

Our programs offer a continuum of learning opportunities for adults at all stages of life–from college readiness through career development and into retirement. Courses are tailored for adult learning with a rich array of topics for personal enrichment. Our courses include professional training to earn industry certificates for career advancement, and continuing education credits for professionals. Explore all the ways you can continue on your learning path!

Classes for Your Personal Enrichment

For 70 years, UC has provided the Cincinnati area with non-credit adult education courses to enrich and inspire your everyday lives. There is something for anyone who wants to learn something new in our two programs: Communiversity for adults of any age and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) designed for adults age 50+.

Business & Career and Information Technology Certificate Training

Are you looking to learn a new job skill to advance your career, or change careers completely? We offer classes to prepare you to earn your professional certificate in business, technology and professional development to help you move forward.

Do you need to earn continuing education credit hours? We are a recognized provider of continuing education programs across diverse disciplines. Our coursework is tailored for busy adults needing to fulfill their career requirements.

College Readiness

We’re here to help you prepare to excel on the exams with convenient and affordable classes to help you do your best on your path to undergraduate admissions or to earning your advanced degree. Classes are designed utilizing resources from the university and students receive high-quality instruction and individual attention.

Continuing Education News


Just in: UC tops 50,000 students

August 21, 2023

The University of Cincinnati is anticipating a record fall enrollment with a projected 50,500 students. The growth represents a 5.39% increase and reflects the university's core values around academic excellence, access and inclusion, and affordability.


UC students: Enroll now for CCM's fall 2023 arts electives

May 22, 2023

UC’s College-Conservatory of Music offers dozens of different general studies and arts elective courses in fall 2023. These credit-granting courses are open to all UC students and cover a wide range of topics including dance, movies and media, music and theatre arts!


UC Serves 2023 underscores university's commitment to Cincinnati...

April 27, 2023

This year, the university is celebrating the return of UC Serves – a day for staff and faculty to share the experience of intentional, focused service to the communities surrounding the University of Cincinnati campuses and beyond. The day of service helps connect UC with community neighbors and build stronger connections among university employees. UC Serves brings staff and faculty to the front lines in supporting UC’s institutional commitment to service and community impact in support of our local non-profit partners.

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