Tri-C offers a wide range of programs and courses spanning a broad base of career development, personal enrichment and continuing education topics for all ages. The College seeks to promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life through multicultural lifelong learning courses.
Audiences We Serve
Young people can experience college life with our varied line-up of courses and summer camps. These opportunities provide a fun and challenging learning environment for young students that complement their current studies and enable them to easily move into adulthood. Learn more about our youth programs.
Tri-C encourages community members of all ages to participate in events and classes that enhance their quality of life while building new skills. These hands-on learning experiences seek to show the ease of acquiring a new skill in a casual and fun environment. Learn more about our personal enrichment programs.
Taking a cue from the community we serve, our lineup of courses is continually updated based upon suggestions from residents and members of the business community.
All courses offer valuable information to learners of all ages looking to enhance their current skills or quality of life. Learn more about our adult education programs.
55+ Adult Education
For more than 40 years, Tri-C’s Encore program has been a premier provider of senior adult education opportunities for individuals 55 and older. Based on the concept of providing senior adult education programs within an academic environment, the program holds to an education standard that recognizes the intellectual interests of older students. Tri-C offers a unique approach to senior adult education, with on- and off-campus learning experiences. The possibilities are endless through Encore Campus and the Neighborhood Scholars programs.
Encore Campus Fridays
Encore Campus is a leading senior adult education program for individuals 55 and older in Greater Cleveland. Students choose from a vast and diverse set of changing classes each session. Outstanding instructors, including current Tri-C staff, retired educators, and professionals crossing the span of education, the arts, business, and health and wellness, teach a variety of courses.
Tri-C’s Neighborhood Scholars program, held in cooperation with community partners, brings its senior adult education program to various locations throughout Greater Cleveland. Our talented instructors offer classes traditionally provided on the College campuses.