Have questions about Lifelong Learning? Browse our FAQ below to find answers to commonly asked questions.
IU Lifelong Learning courses are open to all adults. Our online courses make participation possible from wherever you call home. There is no application process—simply enroll. Prepayment is required when you register.
Yes, courses are designed for adults age 18 years and older, unless otherwise noted.
If you need to withdraw from a course your fee is refundable if you contact the IU Lifelong Learning office at 812-855-9335, AT LEAST SEVEN DAYS before the first class meeting (unless noted otherwise). No refunds or credits will be issued after this time period, except with documented medical emergencies.
We reserve the right to make corrections, additions, and deletions to all courses. We also reserve the right to substitute instructors.
Please advise us when you enroll if you require special accommodations
An email with course information—including a Zoom link—will be sent the day before and the day of your first class to the email address that was used to register for the course.
If you do not receive an email with course information, including the Zoom link, by the day of your first class, please contact us during business hours (8 a.m. — 5 p.m. ET) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-855-9335.
To encourage live attendance and foster an environment that is engaging and interactive for both instructor and student, Lifelong Learning virtual classes are not recorded unless otherwise noted.
The Lifelong Learning classes are noncredit, which means they do not carry academic credit and cannot be transferred to a degree program. They do, however, carry Continuing Education Units (CEUs) which are required by some professional fields. Some courses also carry Personal Growth Points (PGPs) for teachers and Library Education Units (LEUs) for librarians; the course description will indicate if these credits are available. Participants may request a transcript from Lifelong Learning at the end of their course.
Yes, bursar billing is a payment option online, as well as for registrations taken in person in our office. If you are registering with us over the telephone, please ask about the required procedure.
No. Lifelong Learning courses do not qualify for the IU tuition benefit.
No. Since these courses are noncredit, they do not include IU’s mandatory fees and do not qualify for technology benefits.