Lifelong Learning

Resources for families

ASU for You creates opportunities to support learners of all ages and phase of life in gaining universal access to education and discovering new pathways to expand their knowledge, earn a degree, master job skills, launch a new career. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, partner or other member of the ASU Family, we invite you to explore content curated just for you or choose from our most popular resources for every member of your Sun Devil family.

College and Career Pathways

Badge and certificate courses

Badge and certificate courses

ASU offers a personalized learning pathway for Universal Learners® to follow their passions and explore their purpose. Here, you can earn badges, certificates and more as you broaden your skill sets.

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College credit programs

College credit programs

Take ASU classes for college credit online — no application or transcript required. Learn at your pace, on your time. These courses can count toward a variety of majors from engineering to business. All credits earned will apply to ASU and any accepting university.

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Continuing & Professional Education

Continuing & Professional Education

The pace of change is altering the workplace and creating exciting new careers. Here you can enhance your knowledge and skills or set course for a career opportunity in an emerging industry or field of work. Find what you want from a wide range of professional development courses, each developed in collaboration with ASU faculty.

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English language learning

English language learning

ASU’s online English language and university preparation courses provide high-quality content that is innovative, fun and challenging. Developed by Global Launch, ASU’s English language training unit, these six courses help learners improve their English language, advanced problem-solving, critical thinking and academic writing skills.

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Upskill and career development

Upskill and career development

Whether you’re looking for your first job or the next step in your career, ASU has resources that will help you find the right opportunity, perfect your resume and nail your interview. With video guides, practice questions, actionable tips and more, you’ll be set up for success in your application.

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Pathways for the Future

Pathways for the Future

Upskill to stay competitive in today’s ever-changing workforce with programs tailored to you. Pathways awardees can get career support, financial aid and earn credit toward an undergraduate degree or certificate in one of three tracks: liberal arts and sciences, business or engineering.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation

ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation

Through research, education and outreach activities, the Center enhances the effectiveness of those who govern, manage and support nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.

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Bob Ramsey Center for Executive Education

Bob Ramsey Center for Executive Education

Through the center’s programs and seminars, public service professionals can enhance their management and leadership competencies and can earn the Certified Public Manager®, Certified Municipal Clerk, or Master Municipal Clerk credential, and more.

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Lifelong learning and engagement


Business and COVID-19 Management Resources

Business and COVID-19 Management Resources

Business and COVID-19 Management Resources

Maintain a healthy school environment by developing guidance, plans and customized training session recorded and delivered digitally for use by your faculty and staff to reopen your school or district in accordance with health and safety best practices and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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Rethink customer service operations

Rethink customer service operations

Work with ASU to rethink customer service operations within school, campus and district environments. Improve student, faculty, staff and visitor interactions on multiple platforms, from retail and dining areas to food safety, packaging and deliveries.

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Develop contactless interaction

Develop contactless interaction

Develop or augment your existing mobile applications to encourage safe interactions within administrative offices, dining or retail outlets on campuses or school districts environments. Our software solutions help to limit or eliminate close contact when administering school business operations.

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Financial guidance

Financial guidance

If current events have you concerned about your financial future, this guide can help — free advice and tips for staying financially secure. Covering education, career, personal finance and other topics, these resources are design to help you make smart financial choices through uncertain times.

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PPE Response Network

PPE Response Network

Through our PPE Response Network portal, your school or district can have direct access to ASU’s Luminosity Lab to secure personal protective equipment and supplies for school health care workers.

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COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

ASU can help to reduce your school or district’s risk of spreading infectious diseases. Tools include the implementation of procedures and protocols and providing students, faculty and staff with health standards to establish and support continued monitoring. Partner with us to help protect your students, faculty, staff and overall school or district operations and become certified.

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Enhance organizational well-being

Enhance organizational well-being

Customize well-being programs to help your school or district improve the design of campus environments, increase mental health awareness and sustain a mindful, compassionate and resilient community of learners.

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COVID-Testing Procedures

COVID-Testing Procedures

We are testing the critical workforce, including health care workers, first responders and infrastructure personnel. We have partnered with major hospital systems, employers and municipalities to test their staff for viral infection. Educators are among the critical workforce. We will expand testing to include other partners as there is capacity.

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Featured series

Expand your knowledge, explore innovative ideas and stay connected to the important topics affecting our world today through a variety of ASU podcasts, video discussions, informative essays and more.

Shelf Life

Shelf Life

Browse selections written or edited by Arizona State University faculty, staff, alumni and students — or search for specific genres or keywords.

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Devils in the Details

Devils in the Details

A conversation with experts from ASU who are doing the work, the research, the collaboration that makes ASU the most innovative university in America.

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Got a Minute

Got a Minute

In a single minute, leading ASU experts share their wisdom on major topics that influence our world.

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Thought Huddle

Thought Huddle

Thought Huddle is a new podcast highlighting thinkers and doers who are devoted to creating meaningful impact.

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Innovation Happens

Innovation Happens

A student-led podcast exploring how innovation happens among students at the nations top-ranked university for innovation.

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Adulting 101

Adulting 101

Sun Devils turn to ASU Adulting 101 to learn (some of) the things not taught in class. Not sure about how to do something? Need to connect with an expert? We got you.

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