The Humanities Seminars Program at the University of Arizona brings extraordinary courses to nearly 2,000 committed lifelong learners annually. Offering classes year-round both in-person at the Rubel Room on the UA campus and online, utilizing our state-of-the-art technology from the Rubel Room, enables adult learners to continue to explore their hunger for knowledge from anywhere in the world.
Our students can study art, literature, science, drama, music, philosophy, history, religion, film, poetry and many other subjects under the direction of UA tenured and regent professors. Shakespeare, Zola, Samuel Beckett, Hemingway, WWI, Pueblos of the Southwest, Post-Modern art, the cello, Dante, Beethoven, Leonardo da Vinci, issues in astronomy, water policy in the Southwest, Chinese Buddhism—over 30 years of classes on hundreds of topics. Our program continues to inspire and reward students of any age, showing them that adult learning is possible and exciting.
HSP Classroom Support
Funds used for faculty compensation, program administration and marketing, audio-visual and technology enhancements, and development of new classes and programs to maintain the quality and relevance of our programs to our students.
HSP Endowment Fund
Proceeds directed to compensation of HSP staff members and ongoing program needs and improvements, all necessary to ensure a world-class program for our adult learners.