Join us for the LLI Fall 2024 Kickoff Open House!

Free Event - Open to everyone 50+ years of age

Monday, August 12

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10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Waubonsee Community College
Sugar Grove Campus
Academic and Professional Center

  • Learn About and Register for Fall Classes
    (No Papers, Tests or Grades!)
  • Opportunity to Meet Existing Members
  • Complimentary Refreshments
  • Giveaways

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Where learning never ends!

At Waubonsee, we believe learning is a lifelong process, so we proudly support the Lifelong Learning Institute, an open membership organization for adults age 50 and older who are actively engaged in the pursuit of knowledge. In our stimulating peer-learning environments, members plan, lead and participate in courses, course-related trips and social events. LLI members are encouraged to volunteer in some capacity in support of the organization. It's easy to join and only $25 per year – click here to become a member and/or register for classes.


To provide our membership with a defined and member-generated framework for life-enriching, dynamic educational experiences through lifelong learning programs.


To be a self-sustaining and self-governing community of active, mature adults offering a diverse and intellectually stimulating array of noncredit educational offerings in a wide variety of academic disciplines.

  • Continued learning 
  • Intellectual inquiry
  • Social interaction
  • Active member participation in lifelong learning.

Learn more about LLI events

Courses are held on Waubonsee's campuses and at locations throughout the community. Find details about upcoming events and activities, and get to know our members through our various publications.

We'd love to hear from you

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Call us directly at (630) 466-2593; we're always happy to talk!

Have an idea as to how we can improve the Waubonsee Lifelong Learning experience in the classroom? Let us know by completing the form below.
All submissions will go directly to the Curriculum Council chairperson and will be shared with Lifelong learning Curriculum Council leadership as deemed appropriate.

Waubonsee and LLI Partner Programs

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Join Us for Waubonsee Night at the Kane County Cougars

Kane County Cougars vs. Milwaukee Milkmen
Thursday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. • Gates open 5:30 p.m.

  • $5 Tickets for Students, Alumni, Staff, Lifelong Learning Institute and their Families - Parking is $5 cash.
  • Purchase tickets with discount codes:
    • WCCSFS for Students and Employees
    • WCCALU for alumni

More Info Buy Tickets Today!

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Crafting Conversations

Wednesday, September 18 from 3 to 4:45 p.m. - FREE Event!

Waubonsee students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join Lifelong Learning Institute members in the Sugar Grove Campus Student Center Cafe for a conversation about civic engagement and community building while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Participants also will be able to make a wreath craft to take home and visit with Hope the comfort dog!

We will discuss shared experiences, local changes, youth involvement, civic education, first political memory, advice, community priorities, volunteerism, and learning across ages.

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Banned Book to Movie Club: Bless Me Ultima

Tuesday, September 24 from 3:45 to 6 p.m. - FREE Event!

Celebrate literature and habitual exploration of the great works that affect our culture. Study how the books and movies speak to different cultural or social themes in our environment. All in-district community members aged 16+ are welcome to participate.

Enjoy free snacks during the movie and stay for the best part - discussing the book’s and movie’s impact on our lives or culture.

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