The newly formed College of Contemporary Liberal Studies offers a values-centered Jesuit education specifically designed for the adult learner. We are proud of our reputation as a national leader in adult education, offering innovative online learning, multiple campus locations, nationally recognized curriculum, and dedicated and award-winning faculty. Backed by more than 130 years of tradition and academic excellence, CCLS continues to make earning a respected degree accessible and affordable.

Hear more from the Dean Elisa Robyn, Ph.D. 

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CCLS highlights over the last year:

  • New sociology courses with current and future-focused content are in production, such as Religion and Holocaust Studies.
  • Student mentorship program launched this year.
  • Faculty helped create the Office of Clinical Practice, which houses a database for student teaching, service learning, and student access for opportunities in observation hours and field experiences.