How to use the website
To find current information, use the blue menu items along the top of the photo display above.  To find something else (archival information, history, policy…), use the “Pages” menu on the left side of this page.
How to register for courses
Begin by checking the schedule of courses currently offered here…and read more about those that interest you here.  Now download a registration form here…and print a copy, fill it out, and bring or mail to the address near the top of the form.


Winter 2017 courses are under way

Eleven courses have finished their first week, though three shorter courses have yet to begin.  Three spaces remain in one (Hildegard of Bingen retreat); to add this, contact Dale Sommers ( or 507-645-8673).

We are sorry to announce that the Symphonies course has had to be cancelled due to an accident of the instructor’s.  Registered students are being contacted; they will receive refunds and priority status when the course is re-scheduled in the future.



New:  Gift Certificates

Looking for a nice gift for a friend or relative?
Need something for the guest of honor at a retirement party?
Want to introduce a newly arrived neighbor to the best thing for older folks in Northfield?

We have the perfect idea: an Elder Collegium course! You buy a Gift Certificate for $50 (the price of most of our courses) that the recipient can attach as payment when he or she registers for a course. If the course chosen costs less than $50, we refund the difference as another Certificate that can be used as partial payment for another course (in the same or a later term). These Certificates never expire — though we hope recipients will be eager to use them!

Buy one or buy a dozen — mail a check to Dale Sommers, Operations Director, at 101 St. Olaf Ave. #212, and he’ll get them to you!


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