Lifelong Learners/Retiree Programs

Summer Registration

Now Open

Available in-person on main campus or online

What do you want to learn this summer? 

Bellevue College Continuing Education TELOS Lifelong Learners program welcomes adults aged 55+, including those who are retired or semi-retired, to join a community of learners. This unique program is tailored for making connections and enjoying new friendships, all while learning in a relaxed environment free from tests, grades, or assignments. TELOS Lifelong Learner classes are offered in–person at Bellevue College Main Campus or Mt. Si Senior Center in North Bend, WA or online. All are non-credit. No applications or admissions process is required. 

With as many as 50 courses offered each quarter and over 1,000 students participating in Bellevue College Continuing Education TELOS Lifelong Learners, this program is bound to offer a course and community that is right for you!

Categories and Schedule

Click on category below for to view courses in catalog:

Click on image to the right to view courses in print schedule (pdf version).

Taking an art and design class, review your class supply list.

Courses Offered at Mt. Si Senior Center in North Bend

We’ve partnered with Mt. Si Senior Center in North Bend to bring compelling and fascinating courses designed to focus on learning, growth, and fun to active seniors in the Snoqualmie Valley. Each quarter we will be offering a few classes at their location in North Bend, extending opportunities to explore hobbies and interests to the Mt. Si Senior Center community that serves adults in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, and surrounding areas. 

Coming to You This Summer at Mt. Si Senior Center:

Improv for Seniors

In this theater games course, you’ll participate in improvisational games designed to enhance memory, engage with other students and explore movement. This course is accessible to students of all skills and abilities. Register today! This class starts July 9.

Teaching for TELOS

TELOS is continually looking for experienced, enthusiastic instructors on a wide range of subjects. TELOS classes are held one day each week for eight weeks for a total of 12 hours/quarter. There are no textbooks, tests, papers, projects, or grades. TELOS students are enthusiastic and engaged learners. Compensation is based on Bellevue College Continuing Education’s rates for part-time/temporary instructors.

If you are interest in teaching a new TELOS Lifelong Learner class, check out information on how to submit a proposal here or email if you have questions.

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Last Updated May 29, 2024