Universal Class

If you are looking to get ahead at work or at school, interested in learning something new or brushing up on your existing skills, we are pleased to offer you access to Universal Class.

Universal Class is an online learning platform that allows you to take courses at your own pace while you interact with a live instructor via email.

Universal Class Portal

About Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online non-college credit Continuing Education courses in topics like Accounting and Bookkeeping, Business, Entrepreneurship, Office Skills, Alternative Medicine, Parenting and Family, Performing Arts, Career Training, Personal Care, Pet and Animal Care, Computers and Technology, Psychology, Cooking, Financial Management, Religious Studies, Science, Self-Help, Mathematics, Language Arts and Writing, and more.

  • to get started you need to create an account with a valid e-mail address the first time you login to Universal Class
  • you are welcome to enrol in up to 5 courses at a time
  • you may take up to 6 months to finish each course
  • you will have access to your course 24/7 via the internet - so you can attend class and do assignments on your schedule
  • Universal Class does more than just give you access to the course materials, unlike many other online courses, with Universal Class you can interact with a real instructor using e-mail
  • the instructors know what they're talking about: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • college credit for these courses - unfortunately, these are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment - the courses are not intended to be a substitute for any government, licensing, or educational requirements

If you have any queries or issues accessing Universal Class, please contact the Digital and Adult Team at aslibraries@eastlothian.gov.uk