Center for Community and Professional Education

Continuing Education Students

Bellarmine University’s Center for Community & Professional Education offers a variety of programming, designed to provide intellectual, cultural, personal enrichment and professional development for learners of all ages. The Center houses many of the University's Professional Development offerings including non-credit certificate programs, credential/professional exam preparation, corporate training, and workshops/courses. Youth Programming, Veritas Lifelong Learning Society, and Community Enrichment are also offered through the Center. 


The mission of the Center for Community & Professional Education is to provide quality, student-centered, educational programs in non-credit areas that are convenient and affordable. These programs are developed to provide inclusive, enriching experiences for people of all ages inspiring a love for learning. All programs are developed and offered in harmony with the overall mission of Bellarmine University.

Refund Policy

  • 100% if notification is received seven or more days before the first class.
  • 50% if notification is received fewer than seven days before the first class.
  • No refund after the course begins.
  • To withdraw from a course and request a refund, call 502.272.8166.

*A $20 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds.


  • Seniors age 60+: 10%
  • Veritas Society Members: 15%
  • Bellarmine Alumni: 15%
  • Part-time Bellarmine students: 25%
  • Full-time Bellarmine students: 50%

Please Note:
Discounts do not apply to material fees
Some courses/programs are exempt, including Veritas Society .
Discounts subject to space availability

Disability Information

If you have accessibility questions or other disability-related needs, please contact the Accessibility Resource Center Coordinator at 502.272.8490 at least two weeks prior.