Senior Scholars Program at Longevity Center
UCLA Senior Scholars Membership is a program that provides older adults (50+) with an opportunity to connect with UCLA’s academic community. Membership benefits include auditing privileges to sit in UCLA undergraduate courses in various subject areas, as well as exclusive access to Senior Scholar’s networking events.
Scholars who opt to audit courses (pending space availability and approval from instructors) will be able to attend lectures and follow along with class readings. However, scholars do not take exams, write papers, turn in homework assignments or attend discussion sections/labs. Since scholars do not receive a grade or academic credit, these auditing activities will not result in UCLA student records including transcripts.
Summer Quarter 2023 will offer two sessions. Session A meets for 6 weeks from 6/26-8/4, Session C meets for 6 weeks from 8/7-9/15. Both sessions offer in person, and online courses. Please contact the Senior Scholars coordinator if you would like more information: email@example.com, (310) 794-0679.
Positive Feedback for Senior Scholars!
"I cannot tell you how much I enjoy this program. I have found every class I have taken thoroughly enjoyable and truly enriching."
- Cathy Pherson
“I always find Senior Scholars interesting, even helpful. They are often able to share experiences our students did not have.”
- Professor Steven Spiegel
“I appreciate my chances of taking classes at UCLA. I even get to love the Bruin Bear as much as the Trojan. ( I never thought I would be studying at UCLA being a Trojan for 6 years.)”
- May DuBois
Membership fees are due quarterly. While all members will have access to Senior Scholar’s networking events, the level of auditing privileges will vary as follows:
$175 Membership Tier A Auditing privileges for up to 1 course *Includes a $25 non-refundable administrative fee
$325 Membership Tier B Auditing privileges for up to 2 courses *Includes a $50 non-refundable administrative fee
$475 Membership Tier C Auditing privileges for up to 3 courses *Includes a $75 non-refundable administrative fee
$625 Membership Tier D Auditing privileges for up to 4 courses *Includes a $100 non-refundable administrative fee
(Prices are expected to rise for Fall 2023)
To learn more about the Senior Scholars Program, read our Senior Scholars FAQs