Lifelong Learning

We serve the endlessly curious

IU Lifelong Learning offers dozens of high quality courses taught by IU's world-class faculty and other experts to Bloomington-area adults. Whether your passion is music, science, or interior design, or perhaps you're preparing for whatever comes next, you'll find yourself surrounded by other lifelong learners ready to explore and discover new things.

Status of Lifelong Learning classes in light of COVID-19

Our highest priority is the health and safety of our attendees and staff. As we look forward to events in the coming weeks and months, we are, of course, focusing on the potential threat of COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the situation through a number of sources, including, which details IU’s response.

At this time, we have decided to cancel all classes in our Spring 2020 Lifelong Learning semester, except for our two GRE courses, which will be taught online.

We will notify you via email or another appropriate method and provide you with either a full refund, credit for a future course, or options for rescheduling, if available. Lifelong Learning course participants who withdraw up to seven days before the first class meeting will receive a full refund of their registration fee unless otherwise noted. Participants can choose a course credit to be used next academic year—Aug 2020–June 2021— instead of a refund.


Contact us at or 812-855-9335.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford, American industrialist (1863-1947)

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The IU Lifelong Learning Program is supported by people like you who enjoy and appreciate excellent, noncredit learning opportunities specifically designed for adults. Thank you for recognizing the value that our programs make to the quality of life for adults in this community and beyond.

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For more information about Lifelong Learning, please contact or 812-855-9335.