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Higher Education for Seniors

Office For The Aging

 

 

Higher Education for Senior Citizens Brochure (.pdf)

 

There are a number of higher education services for seniors in Dutchess County available through the various colleges.

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson) www.bard.edu/institutes/lli

Bard’s Lifetime Learning Institute is a volunteer, membership-run organization that offers non-credit courses to men and women of retirement age who have a desire for lifelong learning.  Classes are held during the spring and fall semesters and a January mini-session.  For a copy of their catalog and more information, call (845) 758-7314 or email lli@bard.edu.

 

Dutchess Community College (Poughkeepsie) www.sunydutchess.edu

For information on continuing education and non-credit classes contact the Office of Community Services at (845) 431-8910.  Seniors may also audit classes when space is available by arrangement with the Secretary to the Registrar at (845) 431-8028.

 

Marist College (Poughkeepsie)  www.marist.edu/gpp/cls

Marist has a volunteer membership-run organization that provides for intellectual and cultural exploration and development for men and women of retirement age.  The Center for Lifetime Study (CLS),  offers non-credit courses covering topics reflecting a variety of interests. There is a membership fee and a long waiting list. For further information call CLS at (845) 575-3000 ext. 2011. Seniors may also audit classes when space is available by arrangement with the instructor.

 

Vassar College (Poughkeepsie) www.lifelonglearning.vassar.edu

An adult educational program affiliated with Vassar College offering a broad range of non-credit educational courses and activities to members 55 and over at a minimal cost. Classes are taught by volunteer members, retired and active faculty, and outside experts. Find out more at (845) 437-7229.

 


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