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LIFE@WCU Annual Luncheon (2023)


2023-2024 Membership Application


Fall 2023 Schedule

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 presentations led by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.

12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester. Weekly sessions will meet on WCU's main campus in Cullowhee, NC on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Cordelia Camp Building.


Starting fall 2023, LIFE@WCU is offering two membership options:

In-Person Membership:

  • New members: $125 | Returning members: $110
  • 24 sessions (1 per week, 12 per semester, 2 semesters). Included in the 24 sessions is a complementary invitation to the annual luncheon.
  • One free guest pass for the membership year.
  • Free parking at the Cordelia Camp Building (Cullowhee campus) during weekly sessions.

Virtual Membership:

  • Virtual members: $75
  • 23 sessions (1 per week, 12 per semester, 2 semesters)
    • Virtual members may attend the annual luncheon for a small fee.
  • Free admission to one in-person session per semester.

Guests (non-LIFE@WCU members) may attend up to two weekly in-person sessions for a $10 fee. If a guest has attended twice and would like to attend more sessions, they will be asked to register as a member.


LIFE@WesternCarolina Mission and Goal:


To establish a community of lifelong learners, age 50 and over, by offering participant-determined topics of interest that promote learning and community-university engagement.


The goal of LIFE@WesternCarolina is to provide a community education program for alumni, retired faculty, and community members over the age of 50.


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