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From professional development to personal enrichment to youth programs, the Continuing Education Department has something for everyone!
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Continuing Education offers a variety of non-credit courses for people pursuing life-long learning opportunities.
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Serving All Ages
Life Long Learning

Welcome to Continuing Education & Professional Development


~Our Spring 2017 catalog will hit mailboxes beginning January 16th~

For a sneak peak, click on the picture below! Register at least 3 weeks prior to your course to take advantage of the 10% early bird discount ~ Seniors receive an additional 5% off on qualifying classes!

Hurry! Online Registration begins January 1st!

Spring Catalog

Take a look at our New Spring Classes! Registration opens January 1st!


Tell us your Continuing Education story! 

UW-Colleges and UW-Extension wants to hear from you! Maybe it's about a class that opened doors, a community partner who inspired you, or a travel opportunity that opened your eyes. Whatever your UW Colleges story, we want to hear it because every story shared will strengthen UWCX programs all across Wisconsin! You can pick up a postcard to mail in with your story at our Regional office on UW Waukesha's campus, room A130 OR you can submit your story online at: https://uwcx.org/ .

Summer 2017 Organic Chemistry Boot Camp details just announced!

Date at UW Waukesha: Tuesday, May 30-June 9th (10 full days including Saturday, June 3rd, No class Sunday, June 4)

Tuition: Resident: $795.00 or Non-resident $995.00

To Register

  1. Email Rebecca Rucker  indicate your interest (which dates) and list in order your three desired locations. 
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to you specifying the location that is holding a seat for you.  The email will include further instructions for applying and how to complete the Terms and Conditions (TAC) form.  
  3. Once your application is completed and you accept the TAC agreement, contact Rebecca Rucker so she can verify registration is complete. 
  4. Tuition payment can be submitted online by webcheck or credit card.  
  5. All registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.  If all sites are full at the time we receive your email inquiry, your name will be added to our master waiting list.  If space becomes available, you will be notified and the process noted above will follow.  

Click here for more information!

What's New?

UW-Waukesha now offers professional Certificates in:


Be sure to check out our Youth class offerings as well as our College Prep courses! Don't forget, all youth classes require the completion of a Youth Release form.  

Seniors (62+)

Seniors save an additional 5% with our Silver Dollar Discount!! Now available to online registrants! When registering online, make sure to enter your date of birth to receive your discount!*