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Lifelong Learning Policies and Procedures

Lifelong Learning Courses (LLC)

The following statements describe the Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education Lifelong Learning Courses. Further inquiries may be directed to the Continuing Education office at 800-372-5505, 559-453-2049, or 559-453-3673.

Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education

Fresno Pacific University is accredited by the Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and authorized to offer coursework through the Office of Continuing Education. The Continuing Education courses serve a distinct audience consisting of practicing professionals, or those wishing to enter the workforce. Continuing Education seeks to integrate theory and practice through innovative strategies and to encourage professionals in informed reflection on values that inspire the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior in the pursuit of excellence in their chosen field, in order to bring transformation to society.

Policy Statement: 1-49 Series - Lifelong Learning Non-credit Courses

The Fresno Pacific University Office of Continuing Education offers Lifelong Learning courses that are primarily designed for students who are seeking college-level, non-credit courses for personal or professional development.

The FPU transcript legend reads as follows for Lifelong Learning courses:

Course Number: 1-49

Course Category: Non-credit educational experiences.


Enrollment in Lifelong Learning Course through Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education is possible at any time. Students must register online to obtain access to the courses.


A full refund for tuition, less a $20 drop fee, will be granted if a course is dropped within one week of the registration date. After that time, no refund will be issued. No refund will be issued for a completed course.


A grade of Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory will be issued for all completed coursework. Credit is not available for these courses, and the grade will not be reflected on a university transcript.