LIFE@WesternCarolina is a lifelong education program specifically designed to provide learning opportunities to adults ages 50 and over. In this program, learners will participate in non-credit educational presentations led by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.
12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester. Classes will meet in Cullowhee,
NC on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Cordelia Camp Building. Classes
will also meet at WCU's instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square on Thursdays
from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Members pay dues ($110 for returning members, $125 for new members) each academic year (fall and spring semesters, 24 sessions total).
Members may choose to attend on a semester basis for an $80 fee per semester.
*Please note that if a member joins for the Fall-semester membership and they decide at a later time to join for the Spring-semester as well, they would need to pay $80 for each semester.
To establish a community of lifelong learners, age 50 and over, by offering participant-determined topics of interest that promote learning and community-university engagement.
The goal of LIFE@WesternCarolina is to provide a community education program in Cullowhee and Asheville locations for alumni, retired faculty, and community members over the age of 50.