Community Education & Summer Programs

Community Education

RN Refresher Course

​The TLU Department of Nursing offers the RN Refresher Course to strengthen the nursing workforce through education. The course is open to inactive registered nurses interested in reactivating or applying for a Texas nursing license.

SAT Preparation

Are you planning to take the SAT or the ACT? If so, this course is for you! Prepare for college/university entrance exams by reviewing the mathematics, verbal, and test-taking skills needed to be successful.

Basic Computer Classes

Need help with your computer? Get individualized assistance in anything from using a mouse, to setting up email, to maximizing Microsoft Office capabilities and creating spreadsheets.

Business Spreadsheets Sessions

Crunch numbers in seconds, solve problems faster, enhance your decision making and use charts to present your numbers clearly. Let us show you how to maximize the potential of Excel spreadsheets!

Summer Programs

Texas All-State Lutheran Band, Choir, & Orchestra

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the TLU School of Music has created the Texas All-State Lutheran Music Camp.  The camp is open to all high school students who participate in any of the following ensembles in their schools:  band, choir or orchestra.

Advanced Placement Summer Institute

Texas Lutheran University partners with the College Board® to offer AP® / PRE-AP® workshops four days long each. Award-winning consultants approved by the College Board teach intensive, subject-specific courses that provide support and professional development for new and experienced Advanced Placement teachers at both the middle and high school levels. Classes are small and serve as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about AP, building success in the classroom, and vertical teaming.

Summer Music Academy

Band and orchestra students at the middle school and high school levels are invited to attend TLU’s Summer Music Academy (SMA). The week-long residential or commuter camp offers electives in a variety of interesting and applicable areas. Students also have the opportunity to take private lessons with university instructors and participate in evening social activities.

Swimming Lessons

TLU offers summer swimming lessons, privately or in a group, for 9-month-olds through adults. Private lessons take place May through August and group lessons are held in the mornings and evenings in June and July. Mabee Pool offers memberships to the community and is available for party rental.

Sports Camps

TLU Athletics offer summer sports camps for several different sports and age groups. For more information about this year’s camps, visit


Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Alternative Teacher Certification Program FAQ

Texas Lutheran University offers a alternative teacher certification program in addition to its traditional undergraduate teacher certification program. The AlternativeTeacher Certification Program is authorized by The State Board for Educator Certification and meets all federal No Child Left Behind standards for an acceptable non-traditional route to certification.

Community Music Academy

Youth Choir Festival

The TLU Community Music Academy is a nonprofit community music school providing music education to students of all ages and levels of ability.

Upcoming Events

TLU TBS-KKP Band Festival 2017

May 18, 2017 all day

Texas All-State Lutheran Band, Choir & Orchestra

July 6, 2017 8:00 am - July 8, 2017 5:00 pm

2017 TLU Women’s Retreat

July 21, 2017 6:00 pm - July 22, 2017 4:00 pm

Community Music Academy Strings Camp 2017

July 24, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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