Online Resources

The Great Courses plus

Online learning—thousands of topics to choose from: science, history, travel, health & wellness, professional development, photography, cooking and lots more. These online courses are taught by brilliant, award-winning professors from top colleges and universities.

  • The Great Courses Plus is like the Netflix of Learning
  • Access to thousands of videos on History, Science, math, better living, and much more!
  • Special offer for UVA Lifetime Learners: when you sign up:
    • Monthly plan you get one month FREE and then 3 months at $9.99, then $19.99 starting the 4th month.
    • Annual plan you get it at a special price of $159.99 which is $20 off our standard price of $180/year.

Great Courses plus

UVA MOOCs via Coursera

Coursera is an entrepreneurial company that partners with top universities around the world to offer free online courses to anyone. Coursera students watch lectures taught by world-class professors, learn at their own pace, test their knowledge, and reinforce concepts through interactive exercises. When students join a Coursera course, they are also joining a global community of thousands of students.

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Free Online Research Library for Alumni

Lifetime Learning provides alumni with free access to a robust online research library featuring five databases with over 10,000 journals and articles, many of which are full-text. These databases are available free of cost to all University of Virginia alumni through your HoosOnline account. Whether you have returned to school, work for a major corporation or stay at home with children, the library databases can be a great intellectual resource. Search the databases to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics, discoveries, business books or wellness information.

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Podcast Library

Open the doors to a lifetime of learning with audio recordings of UVA faculty lectures. Many More Than The Score, Reunions Seminars and Engaging the Mind talks are available for you to listen to, download, and share. These audio recordings are free for alumni, parents and friends to enjoy!

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Thoughts From the Lawn Blog

The Thoughts From the Lawn blog features posts by UVA faculty related to upcoming lectures, books written, educational events, and research conducted on relevant topics. Join the discussion and share your thoughts.

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