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Welcome to ILR 55+ Programs

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at FCC is Frederick County’s premier knowledge and discovery destination for adults age 55+.

FCC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Announcement

Following the recommendations outlined by the State of Maryland and the Frederick County Health Department to ensure the health and safety of our College community, and in response to Governor Hogan’s recent announcement related to COVID-19, Frederick Community College is making operational adjustments to support the public health interest through social distancing and ensure our commitment to continuity of instruction.

For the rest of the Spring semester to May 20, 2020, instruction and College services will be delivered remotely. Students and non-essential personnel should not be on the main campus or the Monroe Center. All College and community events and activities using College facilities are cancelled. During this time, students should not be on the main campus or the Monroe Center. 

As a student in the ILR 55+ program, you are FCC students and these actions apply to all ILR 55+ classes, trips and events as well. Therefore, all ILR 55+ programs are suspended during this time frame as noted above, through May 20, 2020. Additional information is posted as it becomes available at

Important ILR Program Information

• As an ILR 55+ student, you are an FCC student. So please note, these actions apply to all ILR 55+ classes, trips and events. 
• Those currently enrolled in one or more ILR 55+ programs during this time frame will be contacted via email with further information regarding the status of their program(s). Please check your email Inbox and Junk/Spam folder for future messages. We will only call you if you have no email address listed in your student profile.
• Please feel free to contact us via phone or email with any questions. Given the volume of expected inquiries, your patience is appreciated.
• To receive the latest updates, be sure to sign up for FCC Alert at For additional ongoing College updates and information, visit


Kelli Ackiewicz ILR 55+ Program Manager
(301) 846-2405 •

Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 •