With work, family, and chores, who has time for themselves? You do! Lifelong Learning classes are designed with your busy schedule in mind. New classes start weekly throughout the Salt Lake valley.

Certificate of Digital Photography

Are you a serious amateur photographer? Do you want to hone your technical skills and free your creative vision? Enroll in the Certificate of Digital Photography to learn from professional photographers, get hands-on experience with studio equipment, and keep up to date with the latest technologies. The experience culminates with the creation of a portfolio to share with friends or impress potential clients.

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Certificate of Western Horticulture

Are you a home gardener, or someone seeking an entry level position in the horticulture industry? Want to expand your skills and understand the specific needs of Utah landscapes and gardens during all 4 seasons? Learn from local experts, master the techniques (and secrets) to gardening in Utah with its crazy weather, and become certified in western horticulture!

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Product Photography – The right way to level up. Posted 19 Oct 2017

Ready to up your game and improve your product photography skills?  It’s time to stop scouring the internet and do what our guest blogger Mack ... Read More >>

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Welcome to Lifelong Learning at the University of Utah. Our mission is to provide quality classes that challenge, inform, entertain, and enrich the lives of adults. Program offerings include classes in art, photography, crafts, business, food and wine, home and garden, language, recreation, writing, and more. Classes are programmed to meet the needs of busy adults and most classes are on weekday evenings and weekends with new classes starting every week.

We are committed to providing fun and engaging classes that keep you learning new skills or expanding existing ones as well as providing opportunities for social interaction. If you have ideas for new classes or comments about existing ones, we would like to hear from you. You can reach us at 801-587-5433 or lifelong@continue.utah.edu. You may also use our online contact form.

Mandy Self
Mandy Self
Director
Mia Vollkomer
Mia Vollkomer
Programmer
Polly Drolett
Polly Drolett
Operations and Finance Manager

What is Lifelong Learning? Can anyone take your classes? How do I submit an idea for a class? All these and more are answered on our FAQ page »

Many of our classes are held at off-campus locations with entities that we partner with. This page lists all of those partnerships.

Learning the practice of qigong has been very rewarding. It has imbued me with added energy, strength and confidence, as well as increased flexibility and relaxation; it is both meditational and inspirational. I feel energized with increased resilience! — Student in the Qigong Practice class, Spring 2016

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