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