2018 Noncredit enrollment at UW–Madison Continuing Studies.

Find more than 400 courses and conferences that address your professional development and personal enrichment needs.

Career and education planning

If you are thinking about changing careers or returning to school (regardless of what school) but aren’t sure where to start, staff at Adult Career and Special Student Services can help.

Career and education planning at Continuing Studies

Custom Training

Let us help you develop your team.

Looking for top-quality training tailored to your industry’s needs? UW–Madison Continuing Studies can help.

Custom training at Continuing Studies

Professional Certificates

Build your expertise.

A certificate from UW–Madison Continuing Studies provides proof of your commitment to your profession.

Professional certificates at Continuing Studies

Embodying the Wisconsin Idea

Continuing Studies is committed to delivering meaningful learning experiences to lifelong learners.

“I shall never be content until the beneficent influence of the University reaches every family of the state.”
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GEM Winter

GEM classes are designed to challenge and engage advanced learners finishing grades 1 through 4. Students will be exposed to advanced concepts and themes that feed their curious minds. Social and emotional curriculum components focus on fostering autonomy, encouraging development of growth mindset, and developing effective collaboration skills.

GEM Winter classes: Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2020

Learn more about GEM Winter