Professional Growth and Enrichment



• Membership registration is now open for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters!
NEW Schedules have been posted for the Fall 2017 sessions.
• Schedules from previous semesters are available for viewing here.
• Read the latest LIFE@WesternCarolina newsletter.

LIFE@WesternCarolina is a lifelong education program specifically designed to provide learning opportunities to adults ages 50 and over. In this program, learners will participate in non-credit educational programs led by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.

For more program information or to apply for membership, click here

12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester beginning in Fall 2017. Classes will meet at the HFR Auditorium on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 12. Classes will also meet at WCU's instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 14.

Members pay dues of $125 each academic year (fall and spring semesters, 24 sessions total).

Membership includes:

  • 24 sessions (1 per week, 12 per semester, 2 semesters)
      Included in the 24 sessions are a holiday reception and an annual luncheon.
  • Borrowing privileges at WCU's Hunter Library
  • Parking at the HFR Auditorium and Biltmore Park, where the 2017-2018 sessions will be held


Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar at LIFE@WesternCarolina meeting in Fall 2014

Thank you to our sponsor:


Gold Sponsorship - Biltmore Park

Sponsorship: Ardenwoods


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