Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech


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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LLI membership means opportunities for engaging lectures, vibrant discussion, local field trips, and charter travel with other curious adults. Launched in fall 2015, LLI at Virginia Tech now has about 500 members and offers a wide array of courses and events in two terms each year. Join this lively learning community!

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In-person classes will follow the evolving COVID-related guidance issued August 6 by Virginia Tech, the CDC, and host facilities which calls for students and instructors to be vaccinated and wearing a mask in indoor spaces. Adjustments may be expected as circumstances change.

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FALL 2021

Important Dates for Fall 2021

Week of August 9 (or sooner) - Mail date for 4-page flyer with the weekly course schedule and basic registration information. Website updated with full Course and Event descriptions. PDF of catalog posted on website.

August 31 - In-person (limited enrollment) and online (unlimited) preview of Fall program. Coffee and conversation with sponsors begin at 10:00 a.m. at Warm Hearth Village Center. Program: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Register for Preview

September 7 - Online and walk-in registration opens 10:00 a.m.

Beginning September 13 - Classes phased in over several weeks

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Support LLI

Contribute to the LLI Members Annual Fund
Your contributions will help us sustain our operations and serve more members.

Fall 2021 Preview and Catalog

Did you miss the Preview on August 31 but want to know more about fall offerings? Watch the recording.

Browse through the catalog or download it on your computer for full descriptions of fall offerings. LLIFall2021catalog.pdf

Member Zoom Support

First time on Zoom? There is help for you!

Zoom Member Support page:

Includes a Zoom Basics presentation you can watch anytime
Zoom Class Assistant for every online class
When all else fails, contact Heidi,, 540-231-4364

We count on your support. DONATE today!

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