Lifelong University

Do you want to learn more about topics such as indoor gardening, sharing your values through personal messages, America betrayed, and American education and its Future? 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 example of 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!

Indoor plants

Dates: Feb. 19, 26 and
March 5

Indoor Gardening

Stephanie Witte,
UNI Botanical Center Horticulturist

Handwritten Letters

Dates: March 4, 11 and 25

Legacy Letters: Sharing your Values through Personal Messges

Susanna Schuerman,
Development Communications Administrator

American flag

Dates: April 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

America Betrayed

Hal Wohl,
emeritus professor of history

Stack of books

Date: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27

American Education and its Future

Steve Carignan,
associate dean special programs


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.