Have some life experience?
The Senior College at the University of Maine, Hutchinson Center provides a diverse curriculum of programs, classes and special events for those 50 years and older, along with their spouses or partners.You will enjoy subjects ranging from the intellectually challenging to the purely enjoyable.
Classes meet every Thursday for six weeks during the fall and spring semesters and for four weeks during a January - February "Winterim" semester. The course fee ($30 for the first class and $25 for any others in the same term) covers all books and materials; scholarship aid is available.
Senior College offers its members an enticing array of field trips and special events. Whether your interests lie in exploring the history of Maine’s coastal towns, the architecture of Penobscot Bay islands,escaping to Quebec, taking in some theatre, or feasting on the foliage of the Great North, there is something for every taste and temperament.
The Senior College campus is at the University of Maine, Hutchinson Center on the Route 3 approach to Belfast. Beautifully equipped and handicapped accessible, the campus has ample, convenient parking and is just minutes away from historic downtown Belfast. Senior College admits members regardless of race, color, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin.
Where curious minds meet
Explore stimulating courses, special events and trips that broaden your mind and open your eyes.
Discover subjects such as:
• history ancient and modern
• computer skills
• foreign languages
• financial planning for seniors
The members of Senior College, which number in the hundreds, are fun people from diverse backgrounds. Many are professionals who enjoy sharing their expertise.The curriculum is carefully planned by College members to provide a variety of courses that accommodate a wide range of interests. In short, Senior College is a relaxed, warm, and welcoming environment where members make new friends, discover new interests, and have a good time to boot!
To become a member, download the application, complete and return it to:
80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915
This is your Senior College. Without help from volunteers like you, it wouldn't be here. While your completing the membership form, please consider enrolling for one or more of the volunteer opportunities listed on the second page of the Membership form and described at
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