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Lifelong University

Do you want to learn more about topics such as classic films, Sherlock Holmes, the Bible, and photography? Then UNI's Lifelong University is the program for you. Courses and class formats include four-week, three-week, and one-time workshops.

UNI’s Lifelong University is one exampleof our commitment to serving Iowans of all ages. The program, geared toward the lifelong learner, will offer non-credit courses taught by retired and current UNI faculty and staff. The courses will be taught on campus on weekdays.

UNI offers a world-class university education, providing personalized experiences and creating a lifetime of opportunities. So come join us for the adventure, and take a class just for the fun of it!

Man at Computer

Dates: Sept 12, 19, 26
& Oct 3
An Overview of Computer Programming with Scratch
Ben Schafer, Associate Professor

Bible and Candle

Dates: Oct 6, 13, 20, 27  
The Book of Genesis: Literary Historical Analysis
John Burnight, Assistant Professor

Charlie Chaplin

Dates: Oct 8, 15,
22, 29
Four Late Charlie Chaplin Masterpieces
Dr. Scott Cawelti, Emeritus Professor

Persons in lecture

Dates: Oct 27, Nov 3, 10, 17
Joyful Movement and Health
Dr. Jennifer Waldron, Professor

Books on Shelf

Dates: Oct 29, Nov 5,
12, 19
Religion and Violence: Views from Several Faiths

Woman at Computer typing

Dates: Nov 2, 9, 16, 23
Write a Christmas/ Holiday Letter
People will Love to Read

Kimberly Groninga, Adjunct


To register for a Lifelong University course, call 319-273-5141 or download the registration form, fill out, and send to: Events Coordination, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 8201 Dakota St., Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0801.

Registration Policies
  1. Full refunds will only be granted prior to the first day of each class. No refunds are allowed once the class has begun.
  2. Minimum class size must be attained to hold class. If a class is cancelled because of low enrollment, a refund will be granted.
  3. You will receive a letter indicating which class(es) you are enrolled in. The letter will verify your registration and remind you of the day, time and location of your class.

UNI Severe Weather Announcements

Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations are made via local radio and TV stations and the UNI home page. The local TV stations also list closings and delays on their websites. See

For More Information

Call University Events Coordination at 319-273-5141.