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Experience lifelong learning from courses taught by some of the world’s greatest professors at The Great Courses Plus. A video on-demand service, you get uninterrupted, unlimited access to a world of learning no matter where you are and when you want it. The Great Courses Plus offers courses on hundreds of subjects and you can expect to find something that will ignite your passion for learning anytime you look.
What course categories does The Great Courses Plus offer?
Here are the course categories offered at The Great Courses Plus.
What can I expect from my The Great Courses Plus subscription?
Signing up with a subscription will let you access thousands of videos featuring some of the greatest professors in the world. You will also get access to a special rate off from the products offered at TheGreatCourses.com which includes free shipping when you order any product from that site.
Can I get credits for taking The Great Courses Plus?
No. The courses are designed mainly for the joy of learning without having to be encumbered with schedules, tests, and homework. This is why the courses will not be available for any college credit.
What payment methods does The Great Courses Plus accept?
Here are the payment methods accepted at The Great Courses Plus.
Is The Great Courses Plus available in other countries?
Yes. You can enjoy The Great Courses Plus wherever you are in the world as long as you have access to a strong internet connection. However, subscription services are currently not offered in the European Union or Guam since The Great Courses Plus is unable to process payments in these countries. For other countries, subscriptions may be purchased through the Android, iOS, and Roku apps.
What subscription plans does The Great Courses Plus offer?
Here are the subscription plans available at The Great Course Plus.
The Great Courses Plus Subscription Plans
|Plan||Cost||Billing Frequency||Free Trial||Unlimited Streaming|
|Monthly Subscription||$19.99||Paid Monthly||Yes||Yes|
|Quarterly Subscription||$45 per quarter or $15 per month||Paid Quarterly||Yes||Yes|
Can I change my current The Great Courses Plus membership plan?
Yes. You can change your current plan anytime under My Account. Note that when you switch your plan, the new billing cycle will take effect immediately. Your membership dues will then be prorated to credit you any remaining balance you’re entitled to, depending on the difference between your old and new plan. Note that The Great Courses Plus does not prorate or refund plans upon cancelation.
Does The Great Courses Plus allow viewing without internet connection?
Yes. Offline viewing is supported through Android and iOS. To do this, just download the videos directly to your Android or Apple decide so you can access them anytime or anywhere, even when you’re offline.
Do I have to pay for a separate The Great Courses Plus membership for every device I have?
No. You will only need to pay for a single membership and this can be shared across your computers and devices. Your viewing will even be tracked too so you can switch from one device to the next and still be able to pick up where you left off.
What is The Great Courses Plus’ refund policy?
The Great Courses Plus does not offer any refund when you cancel. However, you will continue to keep the service until such time as your subscription expires.
What happens if I fail to cancel my The Great Courses Plus plan before the trial period expires?
If you fail to cancel your account before your trial period expires, then you will be automatically billed for any subscription you’ve signed up for on the next billing period.
What is The Great Courses Plus’ cancelation policy?
You can cancel the automatic renewal of your subscription plan any time. The Great Courses Plus is unable to refund the membership fee but you will continue to gain access to the courses until the expiration of your plan.
How do I contact The Great Courses Plus customer service?
You can get in touch with The Great Courses Plus customer service by phone at 1 (844) 330-4495, Monday to Friday 9AM-10PM (EST) and Saturday and Sunday 9AM-5PM (EST). You may also send them an email here.
Is there a Great Courses Plus Black Friday sale?
The Great Courses Plus Black Friday sale has helped more people start courses by offering savings sitewide. Other sales have included free shipping on materials and allowing new students to sign up for a free trial. Any information about Great Courses Plus Black Friday sale this year will be added to the website. Information will also be available on CouponCause.
Are deals available in a Great Courses Plus Cyber Monday sale?
In the past, the Great Courses Plus Cyber Monday sale has included 40% off everything sitewide as well as continuing the free trial period offered to new customers. Information for Great Courses Plus Cyber Monday this year will be made available on CouponCause as it is announced.