Lifelong Learning Institute

Opportunities for 50+ Learners at Montgomery College
Lifelong Learners visit NIST
Lifelong Learners visit NIST (National Institute of Standards)

Lifelong Learning Institute is committed to creating and fostering a variety of intellectually stimulating educational opportunities for Montgomery County residents age 50 and over. However, adults of any age may register for these classes. Students age 60+ pay fee only for courses. 

Important Notice during COVID-19

Online registration via MYMC, mail or Fax are the only  ways to register for summer classes! Visit Web Registration for instructions or WDCE Registration for mail or fax instructions.  Walk-in Registration is unavailable until further notice. 

If you have questions or difficulty with online registration, Customer Service is available to assist you at 240-567-5188.

Lifelong Learning Institute

There are  more than 140 classes held throughout the county, either on a campus or at other facilities such as county libraries or high schools. Check the Lifelong Learning Brochure (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) or the Schedule of Lifelong Learning classesnew window to see which classes are offered this semester. Classes vary every semester. Want to learn more about classes and special events? Join the Lifelong Learning Mailing listnew window and we will send you quarterly updates. Lifelong Learning Course Evaluation Form

Lifelong Learning at Montgomery College



How to Sign Up for MC Alert
How to Sign Up For MC Alert

Students and employees are already registered to receive alerts to their College email addresses. However, we encourage everyone to register mobile numbers and additional email addresses to ensure prompt receipt of MC Alerts on multiple devices.

Click here to learn how to sign up for MC Alerts.  (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Lifelong Learning Institute has a variety of classes in the following categories:

  • Archaeology and World Cultures
  • Art, Studio Art
  • Art History
  • Brain Fitness Institute
  • Career and Employment for Age 50+
  • Computers and Technology
  • History and Current Events

Learn More:  Lifelong Learning Brochure (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

LIfelong Learning Course Evaluation Form
  • Human and Natural Science
  • Literature and Writing
  • Music
  • Personal Enrichment
  • Personal Finance Academy
  • Photography
  • Wellness
Learn More:  Lifelong Learning Class Schedulenew window


Brain Fitness,
New Class Spring 2020!! 

The Path to A Healthy and Vibrant Life: A Six-Week Personal Wellness Journey

Course: LLI387, CRN#: 34665

$40 + $89 fee = $129; NMR add $120

Rockville Campus MK101

6 Sessions Monday, 3/2-4/13,  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. No class 3/16

Instructor: Monica Byrd

Examine lifestyle strategies that contribute to living a life of vibrancy and vitality. Choose one or more dimensions of optimal well-being on which to focus and create weekly goals for moving closer to your personal vision of flourishing. Learn about the fundamental principles of healthy living, including meditation, distress tolerance, physical activity, nutrition, sleep, mental fitness, meaning/purpose, and social connection. Identify the forces that affect your pattern of healthy living and develop strategies to overcome the challenges that keep you from living your best life. Create a personal wellness vision; identify values, motivators, and strengths.

 For more information contact or call 240-567-7809. 


Literary Cafe

Once again the Literary Cafe will be held at La Madeleine on Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. In this informal setting lively discussion will predominate over a lecture format. This term, readings include selections from authors Helene Cooper, J.M. Coetzee, John Donne, Jorge Luis Borges, William Shakespeare. Visit the Literary Cafe for the complete Literary Cafe Spring Reading Listnew window.