Continuing Education

Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic (FIRC) 

The University of Dubuque hosts an FAA approved Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic conducted by Aviation Seminars.  The seminar is held on the University of Dubuque campus.  Certified Flight Instructors have the opportunity to renew their certificate up to 3 calendar months before its expiration and still retain the same expiration date.  The 2018 FIRC will be held August 9-10.  To check for other clinic dates with Aviation Seminars please click here

Part 61 Flight Training 

Part 61 training toward the Private, Instrument Rating, Multi-engine Rating, and Complex Endorsement can be conducted during the Summer and J-Term sessions and upon availability during the Fall and Spring semesters.  

The student will be enrolled in a Currency and Refresher course, FLI 340, a one credit course.  The tuition paid will be good for a period of 18 months.  At the end of the 18 month period, if training is still being conducted, the student will be asked to pay additional tuition at the current University rate.  Contact the Registrar to enroll in FLI 340,  Inform the Registrar that you are a non-traditional flight student seeking flight training.

After registering for FLI 340, the student will set up a flight account with the University Cashier.  A minimum of $300 must be established in the flight account prior to flight training.  Contact Dianne Engling in Student Accounts for more information on setting up a flight account,  

For more information on continuing education or to schedule a tour of the Flight Operations Center, please contact our Director of Operations at 563-589-3732 or email