Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) offers a variety of affordable and convenient community education courses for all ages. Offered in person and virtually, these noncredit courses are designed to promote individual development and improve one's overall quality of life.

Community Education

Tri-C offers opportunities for personal development through a variety of noncredit courses in culinary arts, digital photography and other general interest areas. Learn more about community education courses.

Encore 55+ Learning

For more than 45 years, Tri-C has been a premier provider of education to individuals 55 and older. Based on the concept of providing adult education within an academic environment, Encore holds to an educational standard that recognizes the intellectual interests of 55+ students. To enhance learning opportunities and community engagement, Tri-C offers virtual courses as well as on- and off-campus experiences. The learning possibilities are endless through Encore On-the-Go, Encore Campus Fridays and the Neighborhood Scholars programs.

Please note that Encore 55+ Learning courses are not eligible for Program 60.

Encore On-the-Go

Encore On-the-Go is a virtual program that allows participants to experience multiple courses on topics such as the arts, business and health and wellness from the comfort of their own home through WebEx. Instructors include Tri-C faculty, retired educators and professionals. All you need is internet access and a mobile device to enjoy Encore On-the-Go.

Encore Campus Fridays

Encore Campus Fridays allows participants to take multiple courses for one low registration fee. Three seven-week sessions take place at Tri-C's Eastern and Western campuses. 

Neighborhood Scholars

In cooperation with community partners, Encore presents opportunities for personal enrichment virtually and at locations throughout Greater Cleveland. Course options include the Cleveland Museum of Art Series, Places of Worship Tours, CanalWay Tours and more.

Youth Programs and Summer Camps

Whether your child is a young performer or a budding engineer, Tri-C's youth programs and summer camps will help them discover their passions and talents. Learn more about youth programs.