Alumni College is a new program developed by University College in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement to provide lifelong learning opportunities for Syracuse University alumni, parents, and friends, by offering online courses taught by current Syracuse University faculty and instructors.

“Alumni College offers wonderful options for our graduates to maintain a connection to Syracuse University while continuing their quest for new knowledge. We’re thrilled to be launching this program and believe it stands as a clear example of how we’re adapting both the student and alumni experience to meet the needs of a changing world.”
– Matt Ter Molen, chief advancement officer and senior vice president

Each course is a four-week noncredit offering which has a weekly evening live session with asynchronous content between sessions. Each course costs $544. Participants must be 18 or older to register. For additional information, please email alumnicollege@syr.edu.

Dates & Deadlines  Registration Information

Alumni College Online Course Offerings
Online ProgramSessionStart DateEnd DateSynchronous (Live Online) Session Times (EST)Status
A Trekkie's Sociological LensSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Art in the Age of COVID-19Session IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
At Home Portraiture: Photography of My FamilySession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Computability and UnsolvabilitySession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Digital Transformation of HealthcareSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Esports: Media and CultureSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
From Guys and Dolls to Hamilton: The Evolution of Musical TheaterSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Thursdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Gender Politics in the Middle EastSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Mondays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Historic Cases in the Development of Forensic ScienceSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Wednesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
How to Craft a Narrative: Writing During a PandemicSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Wednesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Introduction to Python ProgrammingSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Mondays & Fridays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Introduction to the Craft of PoetrySession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Wednesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Luggage Carts and Broken Hearts: True Tales of TV NewsSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Mapping Today: Spatial Thinking and COVID-19Session IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Mondays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Pediatric Healthcare: Principles and Practices of Patient and Family Centered CareSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Personal Documentary FilmmakingSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Sociology of SportSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Wednesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
The Glamour of Haute Couture FashionSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Mondays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
The Language of Medicine:  Holistic Perspectives in Healthcare CommunicationSession IIAugust 3, 2020August 28, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Willendorf to Warhol: Ideal Form Past and PresentSession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open
Writing the Short StorySession IJuly 6, 2020July 31, 2020Tuesdays; 6:30 - 8 p.m.Open