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Welcome to ElderCollege

ElderCollege is designed for adults 50+ years (55+ in the Comox Valley) looking for an enthusiastic community of lifelong learners. Come for the laughter, friendship and new knowledge. There are no prerequisites, tests or exams.

Marvin and Christine
Bridge class
Tablet Clinic

How to Register for Membership and Courses

Online registration: For administrative purposes your annual ElderCollege Membership is considered a course at NIC. Follow our step-by-step guide, How to Register Online for ElderCollege Membership and Courses adobe, for 10 easy steps to registration.

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

All course registration is non-transferrable.

You may want to complete your membership as soon as possible before registering for courses to receive ElderCollege newsletters and updates online.

Library Services

As an NIC ElderCollege member, you can access print and digital collections either on campus or remotely to enrich your studies. For information, visit the Library and Learning Commons website.


Membership Advantages

You must hold a current ElderCollege membership to register in courses. Annual memberships are available from May 1 and are valid from September 1 to August 31. They can be purchased online or in-person at NIC.

Advantages of Membership

  • Enrol in Fall and Winter ElderCollege courses
  • Enjoy the NIC campus experience
  • Participate in active planning committees
  • Share your expertise with others
  • Enjoy NIC Library privileges
  • Meet other enthusiastic learners

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

In Person Membership & Course Registration Form
NIC ElderCollege
(all locations) pdf

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