Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech
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The Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech is a member-driven, volunteer organization that draws on the wealth of academic and community resources in the New River Valley to provide intellectual, cultural, and social experiences for curious adults 50 and older.

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  • Spring 2020 catalogs mail on January 6, 2020
  • Spring term begins the week of February 10, 2020
  • Online registration opens at 7:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16
  • Walk-in registration opens at 9:00 a.m., January 16

Inclement Weather
Effective fall 2018 term, LLI will use the VT schedule for closings with the following notes:

  • If VT is closed, LLI is closed;
  • If VT is open, a member of the Volunteer Committee will be responsible for coordinating scheduling of classes for that day, including verifying the instructor’s availability, notifying CPE of schedule changes and notifying class members of scheduling status.
  • Students may call the main CPE number (540-231-5182 ) to find out class status, if necessary.

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News and Announcements

A Spring 2020 class schedule (lli-courses-day-sp20.pdf) and listing of special events (lli-events-sp20.pdf) are available now. Full descriptions of classes and events will be posted before the holiday break.

A detailed description of Great Decisions topics for Spring 2020 is available: LLI-GD-flyer2020.pdf

If you missed the Spring 2020 Preview on December 11, you can review the overview powerpoint: LLI-Sp20PreviewPPT.pdf (note: file size is 143MB)

Walk-in registration opens at 9:00 a.m. at the CPE Building, 702 University City Boulevard, Blacksburg

Registration Instructions: RegisteringforLLIPrograms.pdf - New for Spring 2020!

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Keys, Everglades & Dry Tortugas: Human History & Outdoor Study – January 19-25, 2020

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