The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Engage in lifelong learning at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. The Friday Center offers courses for professional education and a variety of enrichment offerings taught by outstanding UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff, alumni and community experts.

A woman listens during a Friday Center class.

Carolina’s center for continuing education, serving the varied needs of adult learners

Since 1913, continuing education has become a significant activity in various schools and departments throughout the University and continues to be the primary function of the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education.

Facts & Figures

  • 50courses
  • 160,000+registrants
  • 62counties served by University-wide continuing education