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Continuing Education Programs at Hunter College (CEP) serves as the non-credit educational arm of Hunter College, of the City University of New York. CEP meets the professional, academic and cultural needs of our rapidly changing global community. Our programs: the International English Language Institute (IELI), Continuing Education, Parliamo Italiano, CEP Online, and The Writing Center- CE, offer over 250 courses and certificate programs. More than 8,000 students annually enroll in CEP courses offered in spring, summer and fall semesters.

The International English Language Institute (IELI),Since 1950 it has offered courses in English as a Second Language (ESL) in the heart of Manhattan. IELI has served thousands of students from over 70 countries in courses from Beginner English to Bridge-to-College Level English. Our aim is to prepare students for American college, university, or businesses by developing accuracy, fluency, and confidence.

Continuing Education has offered a rich variety of certificate programs, personal enrichment and professional development courses since 1998. Learn the latest professional skills needed to get and keep the job of your dreams or simply broaden your knowledge. We offer a variety of cutting-edge Certificate programs including: Graphic Design, Web Programming, Marketing, Interpretation/Translation, Legal Studies, TESOL, and many more.

Parliamo Italiano, a leader in Italian language instruction, has a 30 year track record of giving you the cultivated Italian skills you need for professional and social success. We offer all levels of Italian courses, conveniently scheduled during daytime, evening, or weekends.·

CE Online CE at Hunter College is pleased to partner with Mindedge Learning which provides affordable, practical, and accessible fully online courses

The Lewis Burke Frumkes Center for Writing and Culture has offered an annual Writers’ Conference and an exciting cultural showcase of literary events since joining CEP in September 2010. Our special events offer you the opportunity to get to know and meet your favorite authors. Perfect your craft with succesful, published authors in the literary field of your choice at our annual Writers Conference which features keynote speakers, exciting panels, and a networking reception.·

Contact Us

Continuing Education Programs is located at the Hunter College main campus. You may visit us or contact us via phone, email or fax.
695 Park Avenue (mailing address only)
Corner of East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, East Building 10th Floor, Room E1022 
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 650-3850

Daytime Office Hours: Evening Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-12:30pm
Location: 71 East 94th Street, 3rd Floor, Room 333
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm
Phone: 646-963-6311
(Evening office closed until further notice.)

If you are a CE student registered for a certificate program or classes that meet for more than three sessions, a Hunter ID card is required to enter the Hunter College main campus. A card can be obtained 2 to 3 business days after you have registered by going to the One Card Office located in the West Building, Room 203. Visit the following website for the One Card Office schedule:

Do you have an idea for a new class? Do you want to teach a course? Submit a Course Idea/Instructor Application.

Submit course ideas via the online Course Proposal Form or email  Please label the subject of the email accordingly.  You may also mail your resume or course outline to:
Cristian Gallardo, Director of Continuing Education & Special Programs
695 Park Avenue Room E1001, New York, NY 10065

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