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What is UI Learn?

UI Learn ( is an online portal for offering non-credit courses to the general public as well as the University of Iowa community.  Colleges or units may use UI Learn to offer professional development, public outreach, or other non-academic courses to the general public. 

Powered by Instructure's Canvas Catalog platform, UI Learn enables users to find and enroll in non-credit courses through the course storefront.  Many courses are free, while others involve a registration fee. 

For more information regarding Canvas Catalog please visit:  

Accessing UI Learn

To access UI Learn, navigate to

Getting Started with UI Learn

To understand whether UI Learn is right for your purposes, you can refer to Canvas' description of the service, watch the short video overview of the service, or contact the ITS Help Desk for a consultation about using UI Learn to deliver non-registrar courses.

Getting Help

General support is provided by the College or unit that is offering the course.  If you have signed up for a course in UI Learn and have questions about using UI Learn, contact the instructor of your course with questions  

If you are creating and delivering a course through UI Learn, contact the ITS Help Desk ( for support. 



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