Lifelong University

Do you want to learn more about topics such as digital media, the films of Alfred Hitchcock, Iowa's military heroes, and the power of gratitude? Then UNI's Lifelong University is the program for you. Courses and class formats include four-week, three-week and one-time workshops. 

UNI’s Lifelong University is one exampleof our commitment to serving Iowans of all ages. The program, geared toward the lifelong learner, will offer non-credit courses taught by retired and current UNI faculty and staff. The courses will be taught on campus on weekdays.

UNI offers a world-class university education, providing personalized experiences and creating a lifetime of opportunities. So come join us for the adventure, and take a class just for the fun of it!

Digital Savvy

DatesSept 4, 11, 18, 25

Developing Digital Savvy and Creating Digital Projects 

Bettina Fabos,
Assocated Professor, Interactive Digital Studies  

iowa's Heroes

Dates: October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Warriors, Leaders, and Fighting Men: Iowa's Heroes

Dr. Steve Carignan,
Associate Dean Special Programs & Executive Director GBPAC 

Alfred Hitchcock

Dates: Oct 9, 16, 23, 30

Four Hitchcock Masterpieces

Dr. Scott Cawelti, 
professor emeritus, UNI 

Date: Oct 21, 28 & Nov 4, 11

Gratitude: Pathways to Joyful Living 

Len Froyen, emeritus professor of Education Psychology & 
Luann Alemao, FACS Educator, National Speaker, & Trainer  


To register for a Lifelong University course, call 319-273-5141 or download the registration form, fill out, and send to: Events Coordination, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 8201 Dakota St., Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0801.

Registration Policies
  1. Full refunds will only be granted prior to the first day of each class. No refunds are allowed once the class has begun.
  2. Minimum class size must be attained to hold class. If a class is cancelled because of low enrollment, a refund will be granted.
  3. You will receive a letter indicating which class(es) you are enrolled in. The letter will verify your registration and remind you of the day, time and location of your class.

UNI Severe Weather Announcements

Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations are made via local radio and TV stations and the UNI home page, The local TV stations also list closings and delays on their websites. See

For More Information

Call University Events Coordination at 319-273-5141.