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Our mission is to encourage lifelong learning, provide access to an array of non-credit courses on campus, in the community, and online, while strengthening the relationship between the university and the community.

Enrich your life with quality courses in:

Art · Culture · Health · Leadership · Management · Technology

  • Understand your world in a new way.
  • Discover something new about yourself.
  • Develop a new talent or interest.
  • Whet your intellectual appetite.
  • Incorporate education into real world experience.
  • Acquire new skills designed to promote your success.

The Division of Online and Continuing Studies (DOCS)  is continuing PSU’s tradition of offering a quality community education program.  We offer a range of courses that will appeal to the varied interests of the members of our community in central New Hampshire.  CEUs (continuing education units) are available for some courses.

In addition, we are pleased to offer you access to a variety of non-credit online courses and certificates for your personal and/or professional development through online partnerships with  Education to Go® Gatlin Education Services and Mindedge.  These partnerships provide students the flexibility to complete courses at their own pace from the comfort of their own homes or offices.

If you have an idea for a Community Education course or are interested in teaching a class let us know!

In Plymouth Magazine

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age [...]

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college [...]

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Remembering Gene Savage ’58

On May 14, 2012, New Hampshire lost a gifted educator, respected leader, and devoted friend. From his earliest days in education as a high school teacher, coach, and director of guidance, through his post as director of admissions at the University of New Hampshire, and later through his various administrative positions within the University System [...]