About Lifelong Learning

Learn a new subject just for fun! IU Lifelong Learning offers dozens of Lifelong Learning courses on campus and at convenient community locations in Bloomington. For over 45 years, IU's world-class faculty and other experts have taught high-quality courses for local adults. To learn more about our course offerings, please see our catalog.


IU Lifelong Learning exists to bring the knowledge, research, and facilities of Indiana University Bloomington to adults in the greater Bloomington–Monroe County community and beyond. We program high-quality educational experiences that provide personal enrichment opportunities for adult learners utilizing the expertise of IUB faculty and advanced graduate students. Our noncredit Lifelong Learning programs serve as an outreach arm of IU Bloomington’s broader mission to provide lifelong education and contribute to a vibrant and healthy community.