Learning in Retirement


Learning in Retirement (LIR) is a member-led and university-sponsored organization for individuals 50 years of age and above that provides a unique opportunity for cultural growth, lifelong learning, and recreation. Members are involved in determining curriculum, recruiting new members, managing the budget, and developing social programming.

Membership is $75 per term (Fall or Spring) or $135 for the year, and entitles you to choose from among  75+ classes  each term, most of which have no extra charge beyond your membership fee.

Check out what's new for Fall 2018.


Now you can register ONLINE for Learning in Retirement! 

If we have your current email address on file, you already have an account and just need to activate it and set/reset your password.

If you have never taken a course with us, click on the Sign Up button under New? and complete the account information. Questions? Call us at 229.245.6484.

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You can still register in person, by mail, or by phone.

Complete the LIR Registration form on pages 25 - 26, print, and return it to us:

  • By mail to VSU Continuing Education, ATTN: Suzanne Ewing, 1500 N Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA, 31698
  • In person at 903 N Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA, 31601.

Questions or to register by phone, call us at 229-245-6484.

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Interested in teaching?

If you would like to teach a class for LIR or have ideas for classes you would like to see offered, email Suzanne Ewing or call 229-245-6484.