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What is ElderCollege?

ElderCollege is designed for students who are looking for a unique community of adult learners. There are no exams, no grades, and no pressure; it's all about learning for fun!

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How to Become a Member

The annual fee entitles members to register for courses. Membership is listed with course offerings. Membership runs from September 1 to August 31 and is renewable annually. Click the blue Registration button and enter one of the following codes in the Course Code field:

  • CREC-0001 for Campbell River
  • CVEC-0001 for Comox Valley
  • PAEC-0001 for Port Alberni

For in-person registration, please bring the completed NIC ElderCollege form adobe with payment to one of our campuses during Student Services office hours.

ElderCollege courses are very popular and we would encourage you to register early, for first-come-first served access. Walk-in access is only open for the lecture series sessions at the Comox Valley campus and is based on availability. Please note that all course registration is non-transferrable.

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Membership Advantages

You must be an ElderCollege member to register in courses.

ElderCollege membership is $10 and is valid from Sep. 1 to Aug. 31. Course fees range from no charge to $40.

  • Open to anyone aged 50+ (in Comox Valley, 55+)
  • Focused, relaxed environment
  • Participate on the ElderCollege Advisory Committee and course planning
  • Share your expertise with others
  • NIC library privileges
  • Social and networking opportunities

ElderCollege Contacts

Campbell River Campus:

Comox Valley Campus:
250-334-5000 ex.4602

Port Alberni Campus:

Newsletters & Courses

Campbell River ElderCollege
Newsletter pdf
Comox Valley
Newsletter pdf
Port Alberni
Courses pdf

Membership & Registration Form

NIC ElderCollege
(all locations) pdf