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One Day University is a community of learners who think that every day you learn something new is a good day. At One Day University, we find the most interesting and entertaining professors from the country’s most prestigious universities and ask them to share their most fascinating talks with our members. So whether you’re interested in Lincoln’s leadership, the science of aging or how to watch movies like a film professor — we have the perfect video for you.
In May 2021, One Day University was acquired by Curiosity Stream (CuriosityStream.com). We are excited to join forces with a company that offers an amazing library of award-winning documentaries.
About Curiosity Stream
Launched by media visionary John Hendricks who also founded The Discovery Channel, Curiosity Stream is the award-winning destination for documentary series and features covering every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets.
Whether you want to explore Mars or travel back to ancient civilizations, Curiosity Stream adds new binge-worthy films and series each week, empowering you to dive deep into your favorite subjects and explore new territory sure to entertain, enlighten and inspire.
We bring new lectures to you every weekday (or close to it)! That’s nearly 5 a week or 260 a year.
One Day University spent the last twelve years finding the most popular professors at (150 and counting!) of the country’s most prestigious universities, including; Harvard, Yale, Berkeley, Columbia, Stanford and many others. All of the professors we work with are award-winning teachers who are recognized by their students and peers for their ability to inspire and engage. As a result, our lectures are as entertaining as they are informative.
Do you know of someone you’d love to hear speak? Are they a professor at a university? Do they talk about an interesting topic? Great! Simply write to us at [email protected] with their name (and ideally a link to them giving a lecture) and our talent staff will work to fit them into the schedule.
Of course! Part of the fun of college was learning with friends. Simply go to our Gift Certificate page and order your friends an Annual Membership with One Day University. Your friends will thank you when they receive their gift!
We have recently begun offering new subscribers a two week free trial to allow them to sample our live video talks and watch any of the 400+ recorded lectures in our video library. We require a credit card to start your free trial, but you can cancel anytime and will not be charged if you cancel within the two-week free trial period.
During your free trial you get access to our entire video library (almost 400 talks), as well as access to our daily live streamed lectures. We stream a new video every weekday at 4 pm ET, and that video is added to our video library so you can view it at anytime.
The Weekend Scholar is our new Sunday newsletter highlighting a recent popular One Day University course and showing what is coming up next week at ODU. We often share free clips, special events, and let our subscribers know about limited time deals or other One Day U perks. If you’re interested in subscribing, click here.
Go to My Account in the top navigation menu on the One Day University website. Click Subscriptions, click View on your active Subscription. You should then see the option to change your payment card or to cancel your subscription.
If you have a Coupon Code: Select your desired membership tier. On the left side of the checkout screen, below the product listing, there should be a box which reads Coupon Code. Enter your code in the appropriate box, and then click the red arrow right next to it. Be sure to click UPDATE CART, then click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT. Your total should then reflect the final amount to be paid after discounts, as well as the first date payment will be processed.
Go to My Account in the top navigation menu on the One Day University website. Click Orders. You will then see the full list of transactions with One Day University on your account. You can view your next payment date by clicking Subscriptions and looking under the column, Next Payment.
Go to My Account the to Subscriptions, click View, then Reactivate.
Feel free to contact customer service by filling out our Contact Form. If it’s during normal business hours, we’ll typically respond in 30 minutes to an hour.
Our Customer Service hours are:
Monday-Friday: 9am – 6pm EST
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