As-You-Need-It Courses

24-7-365 logoIn May 2017, the Wilmette Institute introduced a new type of course: Register-As-You-Need-It Courses with the slogan “Sign up anytime. Work at your own pace.” What does that mean?

  • You can register 24/7/365.
  • You can take such courses when YOU need them, not on someone else’s schedule.
  • Couples, families or community groups can sign up together, as a study group.
  • You will have units with reading assignments and questions to discuss.
  • Faculty-mentors will be available to help and guide your study when you need them.

Note: There is no early registration discount, as the start date is the day you register. Scholarships are also available 24/7/365. If you or members of your study group need a scholarship discount, please see the guidance here: Scholarship Discounts.

Register-As-You-Need-It Course List

Engaging in Parental Consent for Marriage
This is a four-unit course centered in the Bahá’í belief that marriage is intended to be a unifying experience for a family. It explores the knowledge and skills needed during courtship as well as those that help build family unity throughout the process leading up to a marriage.

Are We Ready for Marriage?
You are in a serious relationship and wondering whether you can be successful together in marriage. Come explore your shared vision of a possible unified future life together. Engage in a rich learning experience about: friendship, communication, spiritual unity, being of service, equality, family life with children, money and work, marriage as a divine institution and foundation for world unity, uniting a couples’ families, and parental consent to marriage.

Thinking of Relationships and Marriage? (Starting 04/01/18 )
You may be uncertain about being in a relationship and also be thinking, “Why get married?” Come explore and learn new perspectives and ways of preparing for positive experiences. Building a relationship can be a natural part of your life journey to establish a close connection with someone.