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Welcome to ILR 55+

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at FCC is Frederick County’s premier knowledge and discovery destination for adults age 55+. Join us to enjoy arts and music, discover a new perspective on history, discuss current local and world issues, go on-the-road exploring with a ‘Learning on Location’ course, improve your photography and travel to legendary destinations. 

2019 Spring Registration is NOW OPEN!
The New 2019 Spring Schedule PDF is now available. See what's new and what's happening. Browse courses below and register online today.

Registration Office Move
Our registration office is now located in the FCC Student Center at FCC (H105). See campus map >>


If a class in which you wish to participate is full, give us a call. We may be able to accommodate additional students and we offer waitlists for individual sessions.


Contact Us  

Kelli AckiewiczProgram Manager
ILR 55+ Programs
(301) 846-2405 •