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Friday Adult Learner Scholarship Application Deadline July 1

Each fall and spring semester, the Friday Adult Learner Scholarship awards $750 to two part-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate students age 24 or older studying at UNC-Chapel Hill. MORE »

Now Enrolling: Free Psychology of Popularity Course

The level of popularity you experienced in childhood and adolescence still affects you today in ways that you may not realize. Join UNC's Mitch Prinstein to learn about how psychologists study popularity. MORE »

Online Paralegal Certificate Program Starts July 13

The Friday Center's new Online Paralegal Certificate Program allows students to attend classes while still maintaining a busy work or personal schedule. MORE »

The Friday Center Launches UNC Core

UNC Core makes it easy for active-duty service members and veterans to earn core credits through distance learning courses. MORE »

Water in Our World

Water is a critical resource, a political issue, a source of inspiration, a force of life, and an essential part of every one of us. Learn more in this free, open online course. MORE »

Student Voices Blog

Student Voices is a Friday Center blog that chronicles the journeys of several students as they navigate a semester online. MORE »


UNC-Chapel Hill in partnership with Coursera offers non-credit courses online at no cost. The University created its first “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs, in fall 2013. MORE »

Professional Development and Enrichment Programs

studentThe Friday Center offers noncredit seminars and workshops for professional education, and a stimulating selection of enrichment courses taught by outstanding UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff, alumni, and community experts. More »

Credit Programs for Part-time Students

studentPart-time learners can take classes for academic credit on campus, online, or by correspondence. Both semester-based and self-paced courses are available. More »

The Conference Center

atriumSituated on quiet, beautifully landscaped grounds, with convenient access from all points in the Triangle, the Friday Center provides an ideal setting for continuing education programs of all descriptions. More »