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Community Education

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The University Center Gaylord offers a wide variety of community education classes for youth and adults who wish to expand their learning and skills through non-college credit courses that are available throughout the year. Course offerings have included Computer classes...Beginner, Word, EXCEL, Powerpoint, Quickbooks, Foreign Languages, Photography, Dog obedience training, Financial topics, Summer adventure classes for kids and More!

Interested in a particular subject for life long learning??  Let us know by calling 989 705 3700.

 

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Category:


Personal Finance



Where Does All My Money Go?

This seminar teaches the basics of how to get control of your finances.  This seminar is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. This course is FREE to everyone over 18 years of age who registers.

Class/Event Code:  FF14
When:  From 10/04/2014 through 10/04/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   No Charge

Teaching Your Children and Grandchildren about Money

This seminar is geared for parents and grandparents to provide useful ideas for teaching important concepts during everyday situations with your children or grandchildren. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 6 family members).  This is a family-oriented seminar.  Children 12 and older may attend with a family member.

Class/Event Code:  FTYC14
When:  From 10/11/2014 through 10/11/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

Investing - Getting Started, and on the Right Track

This seminar lays the foundation of how the financial industry is organized.  You'll learn what to expect from a financial professional, and even what questions to ask when meeting them for the first time. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 4 family members).  This is a family-oriented seminar.  Children 12 and older may attend with a family member.

Class/Event Code:  FI14
When:  From 10/18/2014 through 10/18/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

Do You Have a Long-Term Financial Plan?

The best investments in the world mean little unless they serve your long-term financial and life goals.  Key questions will be addressed: Will my money outlast me, or will I outlast my money? Do I have too many 'risky' investments? How can I tell if my investments are really diversified? Am I paying too much for what I'm getting? The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 4 family members).  This is a family-oriented seminar.  Children 12 and older may attend with a family member.  

Class/Event Code:  FLTFP14
When:  From 10/25/2014 through 10/25/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

How To Pay For College

This seminar will help you navigate the complicated maze of financial a college education. The Fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 6 family members).  This is a family-oriented seminar so children over 12, parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend.  

Class/Event Code:  FHPC14
When:  From 11/01/2014 through 11/01/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

How to Maximize your 401(k)

This seminar will show you what to look for in investment options, how to reduce investment costs, and how to maximize your account without a lot of extra effort. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 2 family members).

Class/Event Code:  FHM40114
When:  From 11/08/2014 through 11/08/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

Retirement Income Planning - Retire with Confidence

In this seminar, you will learn how to plan for meeting retirement expenses, the size your retirement 'nest egg' should be, and even when you may want to retire. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 4 family members).

Class/Event Code:  FRIP14
When:  From 11/15/2014 through 11/15/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

Smart Investing Through Charitable Giving

Do you know that there ware ways to increase your retirement income and reduce taxes by simply making a charitable contribution to your favorite charity? Sign up for this seminar and learn how! The fee is $15 per person or $25 per family (up to 6 family members).  This is a family-oriented seminar so children over 12, and other supporting family members are encouraged to attend.

Class/Event Code:  FSICG14
When:  From 11/22/2014 through 11/22/2014
Days:  Saturday
Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $15.00

Graphic Arts



Digital Photography

The objective of this class is to maximize the use of your camera controls to produce the best possible images. This class will cover a thorough review and demonstration of camera controls, learning and using storage devices for digital images, developing a compositional method, viewing images that illustrate strong compositional technique, image capture outdoors in the Gaylord area, examination of your images for compositional effectiveness, and storing "master files" on different devices.

Class/Event Code:  GAPF14
When:  From 09/13/2014 through 10/04/2014
Days:  4 Saturdays
Times:  9:30 am - 11:30 am
Location:  University Center Gaylord
Cost:   Starting at: $120.00

Recreation/Science



Dog Obedience Fall 2014

Having a well-trained dog means less stress in your life. It also means less stress in your dog’s life. Proper training channels your dog’s energy into appropriate behavior, and has a calming effect on most dogs. Your dog will become more integrated into your household life because their disruptive tendencies will be minimized. The small amount of time spent training your dog is rewarded with a lifetime of loyalty and companionship. There is nothing more satisfying and heartwarming than the bond that grows between the trainer and their pet. You will be amazed how quickly your dog responds to proper training.

Class/Event Code:  RWF14
When:  From 09/30/2014 through 11/04/2014
Days:  7 Tuesdays
Times:  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  TBD
Cost:   Starting at: $75.00

 

Terms and Conditions

All Community Education classes are taught by independent instructors who have chosen the dates, class size and cost.

Refund Policy: A full refund will be permitted if cancellation is received at least one full week prior to initial class date or if the class is cancelled. To cancel your registration, please call the University Center Gaylord office at 989-705-3700.

Credit Card Payments:  Credit cards will be charged at time of registration. In the event the class you have registered for is canceled, your credit card will be credited.

Pay by Check:  If paying by check, the University Center Gaylord, must receive full payment one week prior to the date the class begins. If payment has not been received, you will be dropped from the class. In the event the class is cancelled, a check will be sent to you.

Please send to:

University Center Gaylord
Attn: Community Education
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, MI 49735

To insure timely updates and information pertaining to your class, please make sure your email address is accurate and active.