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Membership Information

We welcome all who are interested in the mission and goals of the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech. There are no prerequisites, educational or otherwise, for membership— only a desire to join others in intellectual exploration. The people, courses, stimulating discussions, events, and special access to university resources all add up to a fun and rewarding experience.

Membership provides the benefits below:

  • Eligibility to register for a wide variety of unique classes at convenient and accessible locations at Virginia Tech and around the NRV community and now online
  • A host of special events, tours, and talks, highlighting the rich cultural history of the New River Valley, the arts, and the latest research and education initiatives happening on campuses in the region
  • A community of engaged and engaging peer members

Fees and Registration:

Fall and Spring term membership is $60 per term. You must be a member to register for a course and to attend special member events. LLI courses are $35 per course. Fees for field trips and special class experiences vary. Some courses require an additional materials fee or purchase of a textbook or supplies. Additional fees or costs are noted in the course description.

Important Dates for Spring 2024

Registration for Spring 2024 opens Tuesday, January 30 at 10:00 a.m. The Spring catalog will be mailed to homes of recently enrolled members and interested others about January 5.

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