Senior Citizen Education Program at UMN
The University of Minnesota provides senior citizens with opportunities in higher education. The Senior Citizen Education Program (SCEP) is part of a Minnesota state statute that applies to all state supported institutions of higher education in Minnesota. Minnesota residents who are 62 and older may enroll in courses at the University for reduced costs ($10 per credit), either to audit or earn college credit.
For more information, go to the University SCEP website.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Minnesota is a vital community of older adults who are brought together by their intellectual curiosity and love of learning. An affiliated program of the University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies (formerly College of Continuing Education), OLLI offers a wide range of volunteer-led courses and activities. "A health club for the mind" is the OLLI motto. The organizations's enthusiastic members make full use of their club's many programs.
For more information, go to the OLLI website.
Selim Center for Lifelong Learning
The Selim Center for Lifelong Learning engages adult learners in quality educational opportunities that promote growth in body, mind and spirit. Now in its 44th year, the Center provides lifelong learning and intergenerational programming for people 40 and older.
For more information, go to the Selim Center website.
Minneapolis Community Education
The mission of the Minneapolis Community Education program is to "engage youth and adults in community-driven learning and enrichment opportunities." Lifelong Learning for Adults 55+ serves to enrich the lives of adults 55+ through educational, social, and intergenerational opportunities. Everything from exercise, to art, to travel are offered at sites throughout Minneapolis.
For more information, go to the Minneapolis Community Education website