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The new CFU Summer/Fall course catalog is here!

Enjoy the PDF flip book version of the catalog–it’s a great way to see all the classes and find what speaks to you.

See what’s new for summer/fall

Browse the website and search for classes here.

Denver adult education classes, workshops, & seminars

Colorado Free University offers a wide array of adult education classes in the Denver metro area. Our programs include Spanish classes and lessons and other foreign language classes, CompuSkills computer training, as well as arts & crafts classes, writing classes, nonprofit administration classes, career and business classes and seminars, business marketing classes, social media classes, classes in personal growth and development, performing arts workshops, special events, Spanish classes, computer classes, and much more.

We are always looking for new teacher and new topics. If you have an area of expertise or a passion you want to share, please consider offering a class.
Learn about teaching here.


Special Opportunities

Colorado Free University is always looking to find ways to meet the needs of the community for learning and enrichment.  We have over 150 ongoing classes that bring value to the community.  In addition, we program certain “special” classes.  These may be a one-time presentation or a course that takes place only occasionally.

Some of these special classes are taught by presenters from outside Colorado who make their offering available through CFU.  We also provide opportunities for people to delve more deeply into a particular area, offering certifications in digital marketing and nonprofit administration and management as well as basic mediation training.

Special Opportunities

Spanish & Other Languages

The Colorado Free University Spanish Center offers a complete program of interactive Spanish classestwo-week intensive programs, and opportunities for independent study or Spanish classes at your location. Classes are designed for adult learners who need to fit learning into their busy schedules. The Spanish Center provides a challenging but supportive environment in helping our students achieve their language goals.

We offer other beginning language classes as well – Russian, French, and Japanese.

Computer Training

Computer training at Colorado Free University is designed for people who want to upgrade their skills to find a new job or advance in their current position. We offer classes for very beginners to get comfortable using their computer and email.

Microsoft Office applications help you get up to date in the software that is used most for professional purposes. Classes can also help you give more effective and engaging presentations. Adobe Creative Suite programs give you the knowledge and tools to design professional print or online content.

We offer both online and in person classes to meet the needs of today. Online courses are held in real-time sessions enabling interactive communication with our instructors. Students are able to ask questions and to actively participate in their learning. We also offer on demand eLearning courses that enable you to learn to use the many features of Excel on your own time at your own pace.

Business, Marketing, Careers, & Nonprofit Administration Classes

Business, Marketing, Careers, & Nonprofit Administration

It is the mission of Colorado Free University to support people to thrive in their professional endeavors. We offer a wide variety of classes to help small businesses take advantage of digital platforms, to market more effectively, and provide tools they need to face business challenges.

CFU classes also support individuals who are looking to change their careers or find more satisfaction in their work. And our nonprofit classes give basic knowledge and strategies for people with a mission to find success.

Finance & Real Estate

Classes at Colorado Free University can help participants build wealth and ensure a stable financial future. Learn to manage your money, find out about investing strategies, plan a secure retirement, or learn about wills and estates.

Real Estate classes enable you to navigate buying and selling a home as well as become an investor. Many of our classes for home buyers and sellers are free, so be sure to check those out before you enter the market.

Finance & Real Estate Management Classes
Art, Writing & Creativity Classes

Creativity, Writing, & the Arts

Creativity flourishes at Colorado Free University. Arts and crafts, woodworking, sewing, writing, performing arts, music, storytelling, and voice over—all kinds of classes to help you tap into and develop your creative capacities.

Many classes are designed for beginners or for those who want to dip their toe into a new medium. CFU classes are super user-friendly. No scary critiques or intimidating instructors, just the chance to expand your horizons and express yourself.

Personal Development & Communication

You’ll find a wide menu of courses to support your growth as a person and to live a better life. Classes give knowledge and strategies for improving communication and relationships, managing stress, navigating challenges, exploring spiritual and metaphysical topics, and charting new directions in your life. Most classes are down-to-earth offering practical life skills, but you’ll find fascinating metaphysical fare as well.

Personal Development
Leisure, Home, Travel & Enrichment

Leisure, Home, Travel, & Enrichment

Colorado Free University is your resource for creating a lovely life! Walking tours, cooking classes, home improvement, landscape design, hobbies, and more. Get ideas for places and ways to travel, learn to play golf, explore coin collecting, and get out and about.