The School of Continuing Education specializes in adult higher education. It is committed to building a lifelong education system with DNUI characteristics and providing adult higher education for government, enterprise and social communities, training for university teachers, customized training for government, enterprise and institution, and international accreditation training and tests.
The school has been awarded by the Ministry of Education as Training Base for Teachers with Entrepreneurial and Engineering Expertise in IT and Training Base for Teachers in Vocational Education. The school also has been awarded as province-level Training Base for Excellent Faculties in Liaoning, and Training Base for Service Outsourcing Talents. Additionally, as Dalian Continuing Education Base for Technicians and Dalian Public Training Base for Vocational Skills, the school has provided a diversity of training and services for government, enterprises and educational institutions in different levels.