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.



Registration for Winter 2020 begins on November 18!

The newsletter will be mailed on approximately November 18, and as always, registrations received by 6 p.m. on December 9 will be treated as arriving simultaneously. Admission to courses that are over-enrolled will be by lottery.

Registrations, with payment, can be dropped off at the Elder Collegium table at FiftyNorth or mailed to CVEC at 1651 Jefferson Rd, Northfield, MN  55057.

Registrations received after the close of formal registration (December 9) will be accepted on a space-available basis, first come, first served. Students may register for open courses until the end of the second course meeting.

During the registration period, enrollments for all courses will be posted occasionally on  See the Enrollment tab for access.



Upcoming events and dates

         November 18:  Winter term materials posted on website and newsletter mailed

        December 9:  Registration for Winter 2020 courses closes

        January 6:  Most winter term courses begin this week

        February 10:  Registration opens for Spring 2020 courses and ends March 2

        February 28:  Most winter term courses end