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Take Academic Classes at Cal Poly

Did you know that as a Community Member, you can take Cal Poly classes through Open University without being a Cal Poly student? Try a new field or update your skills. Undergraduate classes are $318/unit and graduate level classes are $349/unit. Click here to see all the details.

Please Note: Non-credit classes are not priced by unit. Each will have a different fee based on time frames, materials, etc.  Please review them individually.

Featured Non-Credit Classes

Children's Picture Book Writing

Have you ever wanted to write a children's picture book? Join published author and teacher Cindy Neuschwander and learn about this writing genre. Five two-hour sessions cover all aspects of writing, editing, and publishing your manuscript.

This class will be held on Thursdays beginning January 30 from  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

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Introduction to Distilling Spirits

Introductions and general overview of the business and art of distilling spirits. Chef Eric will introduce you to the basic understanding of equipment such as pot and column stills, fermentation of grains and fruits, and the understanding and purposes of various yeast strains and types. You will become familiar with both local and federal laws, labeling, and bottling, and nosing and blending.

NEW CLASS ADDED:  Saturday, 3/14/20 from 1 - 5 p.m.

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Extended Education Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Building 52, Room E34

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(Please note that all online activities remain available 24/7)