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College of Continuing Education

The University of Minnesota's College of Continuing Education offers a variety of special savings on lifelong learning for Alumni Association members.

Professional Education Courses
Alumni Association members receive a discount of 10% on continuing professional education courses. Topics include human resource management, project management, employee benefits, negotiating, strategic thinking and more.

Visit for more information or to register for a course.

LearningLife Short Courses
Explore the world of ideas through non-credit short courses! University faculty and community experts offer non-credit courses in visual arts, writing, music, photography, social sciences and humanities, and natural and physical sciences, as well as gardening, computer graphics and technology, career and academic skills, consumer issues and health, and graduate school test preparation.

  • Short courses: wine, history, science, travel, culture, and everything in between
  • Saturday morning seminars: two-hour discussions on topics from politics to literature
  • One-day immersions: daylong introductory courses on popular collegiate topics
  • Encore Transitions: four daylong sessions designed to help you prepare for post-career life
  • Headliners: an evening current-events discussion series with University faculty

    Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on all LearningLife offerings, including short courses, one-day immersions and morning seminars.
    Upcoming LearningLife events.

    Test Preparation Classes

    For many people considering an advanced degree, the biggest obstacle to getting started is the entrance exam. Whether plans include graduate school, law school, or business school, entrance exam scores are an important part of the admission process. The College of Continuing Education's Grad School Test Prep program offers high quality courses to prepare individuals for the GRE, GMAT,  PCAT, or LSAT exams.

    Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on test prep courses. For more information or to register, visit

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    Provide your Alumni Association member ID to receive the above discounts.

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