Adult Continuing Education Opportunities

Adult Continuing Education Opportunities

“The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”~ Henry Ford


Lifelong Learning Collaborative (LLC)
(located in Temple Beth El)
70 Orchard Avenue
Providence, RI

LLC is an independent, non-profit adult continuing education organization. Classes are held at a variety of locations.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
(located at University of Rhode Island)
210 Flagg Rd./Surge Building
West Kingston, RI 02892
(401) 874-4197 

OLLI is a learning community for adults age 50 and over, who wish to explore a wide variety of subjects and programs.


Providence Clemente Veterans’ Initiative
located at Trinity Rep
46 Aborn St
Providence, RI 02906
Dr. Mark Santow Academic Director

Open to all veterans, regardless of discharge status, child care available, transportation assistance. books and tuition at no cost, earn up to 6 credits from Bard College


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Continuing Education
345 South Main St
Providence RI
401 454-6200


Senior Citizens Tuition Waiver

The Rhode Island General Assembly has enacted legislation granting a tuition waiver to certain income qualified permanent RI residents who are at least 60 years of age on a space available basis. Certain Rhode Island residents who are at least 60 years of age may apply for a senior citizen waiver of tuition. Offered at:

University of Rhode Island

Rhode Island College

Community College of Rhode Island


Senior Citizens Tuition Waiver Requirements:

  1. You must be a Rhode Island resident at least 60 years of age.
  2. You must complete and submit the Senior Citizen Means Test form (available from the school), signed copy of your current Federal tax return with W-2’s and a copy of RI driver’s license or state ID to the Bursar’s Office. You must meet the conditions imposed by the Means Test.
  3. Waiver approval is based on space availability. Registration may not occur prior to the designated waiver registration date, typically the last day prior to the start of the semester.
  4. You must submit payment of required fees not covered by the waiver.

Online Learning Opportunities

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