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Register Now for Carolina Courses Online

Registration is now open for the Spring 2015 semester. Carolina Courses Online is open to anyone regardless of whether you are enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill. MORE »

Conversations with Mystery Writers

Grab your magnifying glass and investigate the shadowy world of mystery writing. Celebrated crime writers will dish on red herrings and whodunnits in this latest installment of the North Carolina Literary People sessions. MORE »

American South MOOC

Join this free six-week online course opening on October 13 titled “The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art.” Developed by William Ferris, the course explores the stories, music, and art of the American South. 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 about water in our world 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 »