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.

Lifelong Learning courses moved online for Spring 2021

Because the health and safety of our patrons and staff is our highest priority, our Spring 2021 Lifelong Learning courses will be offered online. For more information about IU's response to COVID-19, please see

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.

Enrolling in Lifelong Learning Courses

Online — Register anytime! View course options and register for classes using the online registration system.

Registration by telephone: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.